Articles by Steph Rodriguez



Returning to B Street

Sacramentans can join the cast of B Street Theatre May 6 for a live telethon of non-stop entertainment on the Big Day of Giving B…


A prayer for janky Sacramento

Will downtown’s beloved hangouts come back? As the coronavirus pandemic swept the country and shut down California’s capital city, small watering holes that withstood Prohibition,…


Look for the helpers

A medic, a teacher and a grocer step up during Sacramento’s time of unrest The term “essential worker” has carried new meaning during the coronavirus…


Pot of the future

Natura Life + Science, a massive cannabis service provider, will open its 12-acre campus in Sacramento this fall Is Sacramento ready to welcome one of…


From chef to table

When he and his wife both lost their restaurant jobs as the coronavirus pandemic shut down businesses, JD Snead says he started cooking for his…


The fruits of their labor

Midtown Association splits with Unseen Heroes, a Black-owned events company that operated Midtown Farmers Market for more than 5 years On any given Saturday morning,…


Snapshots from the protests

A demonstration sponsored by the American Bus Association aimed to raise awareness about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the private bus industry. (Photo…