Get a free ride in Sacramento with Lyft

Lyft, a new ride-sharing program, is a cheaper alternative to a cab with a smart phone app and background-checked drivers who say hello with a fist bump. It is up and running in Sacramento and other cities nationwide.


Seven Ways to Save on the Ski Slopes This Season

Skiing is expensive, and it’s not going to get any cheaper—at least at the ticket window, where peak-season rates at the nation’s most prominent resorts now hover around $100 a day. The most obvious way to avoid shelling out a C note for a day of play in the white stuff is by buying a […]

Theatre of Lights in Old Sacramento

Five Things to Do With the Kids During the Holidays in Sacramento

The holidays are upon us, kids are out of school and houseguests are part of the picture. Where to take them and what to do without spending a fortune? Here are some ideas. 1. Theatre of Lights: The Old Sacramento historic district’s holiday sound-and-light show is a family pleaser drawing big crowds at 6:15 and […]


Eat up during California Restaurant Week Jan. 8-17

January is California Restaurant Week, and Sacramento is celebrating with a Dine Downtown campaign featuring three-course dinners for $31, with $1 from each meal going to the California Food Literacy Center. About 25 restaurants are participating, including top names like Biba, Grange, The Firehouse, Morgan’s, Ten22 and Ella Dining Room and Bar. Headed to the […]

Five FREE things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento

California’s capital enjoys a mild, Mediterranean climate that facilities outdoor living nine months a year. The other three months? December-February is when we get foggy mornings and almost all our 21 inches of annual rainfall. If your visit falls on a rare, dreary day, here are some ideas for making the best of it. Get […]


Entertainment books are back!

Remember the Entertainment Book sold as a fundraiser by school kids everywhere? After a hiatus of several years, it’s back…and updated for the digital world. The Sacramento edition includes digital access to new coupons posted every day that can be printed from your computer or accessed through a smartphone app and scanned by merchants. The […]

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