A Venture Into Sacramento’s Scientology Building

If you’ve ever driven down J street in Sacramento, you’ve probably noticed the tall, Spanish Colonial Revival Style building which houses our very own Church of Scientology. With its large informational displays visible through giant windows, the setting welcomes curious and stray passersby to wander its halls and explore what Scientology is all about. Like […]

Bogle Vineyards Tasting Room

Bogle Family Vineyards

The Sacramento Delta is known for its winding levee roads that encompass the Sacramento River and for the farms and small town communities that dot its landscape. But there are treasures to be found here and one of those treasures is the family-owned and operated winery, Bogle Family Vineyards. As holder of an extensive number […]


Swimming with the Fish

On a cold blustery day back in February, dozens of Sacramento fishermen and conservationists gathered in room eager to hear the fate of their own striped bass. With the ongoing problem of reduced numbers of Salmon and Delta Smelt, it had been proposed that the striped bass was, as one of their natural predators, the […]


Bartholomew Park Winery

Nestled in the heart of the 400 acre Bartholomew Memorial Park, Bartholomew Park Winery is a treasure trove of a historic estate vineyard.  The 27 acre winery is surrounded by vineyards teeming with grapes of many varietals, situated at the base of the Mayacamas Mountain range in Sonoma Valley, which is a short and pleasant drive from […]

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Safe Ground

You pass them on the way to the store, at the stoplight in your car, in the park as you play with your dog. You see them, even though you wish you didn’t, and if at all possible you avoid them. Yet they remain a dominant feature of our neighborhoods, an uncomfortable reminder of pain […]

uv light on human body after swimming in the gulf of mexico

Years After the BP Gulf Oil Spill – Ecosystem Under Stress

On April 20th, 2010, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico, causing the United State’s largest environmental disaster in its history. Years later, the ecosystem continues to suffer. Eyeless Shrimp and Fish With Lesions Al Jazeera recently published findings of eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions, found by commercial […]