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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Inside job: How to keep ex-employees from hacking into your business

A cyberattack upon Sacramento Regional Transit’s databases in November 2017 caused no lasting damage, but did raise the question of whether the hacker got inside help. | Crain National photo by Jim Watkins.

February 11, 2018 - 10:33pm

Cannabis plan, quilt exhibit point to ongoing, past issues in black community

“Mammy’s Golden Legacy” by Laura R. Gadson pays tribute to Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award. McDaniel won Best Supporting Actress for her role as “Mammy” in “Gone With the Wind.” | Photo courtesy of the Women of Color Quilters Network.

 

 

February 7, 2018 - 2:04am

Race matters prompt cancellation of 2018 SAMMIE awards

Acts such as Peter Petty, shown here during the 2017 Sammie awards, are saying no to this year’s show due to race-related concerns by readers, musicians and human rights groups. | Photo courtesy of Morpheus Consortium.

January 29, 2018 - 12:54am

Sacramento, Davis among nation’s student-friendliest college cities

A combination of living costs, educational opportunities and social life has placed Sacramento and Davis toward the top of WalletHub’s latest annual survey of friendliest college towns. | Crain National photo by Jim Watkins.

December 31, 2017 - 1:27pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Callahan

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Not all things are easy-sell during the holidays, but creativity helps

It’s not peak season for beer during the winter holidays, but crafters like Device Brewing Co. co-owner Ken Anthony have ways to cope with slower times. | Photo courtesy of Device Brewing Co.

December 19, 2017 - 6:20pm

Beer or wine? California brewers craft a case for holiday tastes

Todd Karnig, vice president of sales for Stone Brewing, said the brewery sees a boost in sales around the holidays. | Photo courtesy of Stone Brewing
December 12, 2017 - 3:27pm

Sacramento's craft breweries profitable, but market shows signs of a slowdown

Greater beer selection, such as this lineup of River City Brewing Co. brews, are a key reason customers are making their way to local craft breweries. | Photo courtesy of River City Brewing Co.

December 12, 2017 - 1:02am

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