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Living in theSacramento, CA Area
California’s Capital City, Sacramento, is known as America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital for its always fresh, locally-grown cuisine. The central location not only allows access to the bounty of the surrounding farms and ranches, it makes exploring the mountains, the central valley or the California coast more accessible as well. Sacramento’s mild Mediterranean Climate with more than 230 days of sunshine per year encourages an active lifestyle. As the capital city, the government is a major employer, followed by thriving industries such as health care, technology and financial services.
The Midtown and Downtown areas of Sacramento are known for eclectic shopping and vibrant nightlife. A variety of theater and performing arts venues ranging from intimate stages to the recently constructed Golden 1 Center NBA arena host local performances and large travelling productions and concerts. The Golden 1 Center is home to the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and has a year-round schedule of events
From exclusive restaurants with prix fixe menus to food trucks and street vendors, Sacramento exhibits a passion for locally-grown cuisine in a variety of ethnic and regional styles. To accompany the great food, an array of local wineries, craft breweries and distilleries has established the region as a destination for enthusiasts and connoisseurs.
Sacramento established its importance as a center of commerce during the Gold Rush and the founding of The State of California and continues as a center of employment. Sacramento and the surrounding communities of Folsom, Roseville and Rocklin host a variety of large employers. Leading health care companies such as UC Davis Health System, Sutter Health, Dignity Health and Kaiser Permanente are well established in Sacramento. Intel, Hewlett Packard and Oracle are large employers in the technology industry. A variety of banks, mortgage lenders and insurance companies have offices in the area.