Gary Sleppy is the owner of The Shack in East Sacramento.

The Shack: Sacramento icon combines beer, history, food

Gary Sleppy has an enthusiastic personality and wears an expression that makes it seem that he’s just heard something clever. Discuss beer with the...
The former UC Davis students own and operate JJ Pfister Distillery in Sacramento.

J.J. Pfister celebrates family with kindred spirits

Tucked deep into an industrial park off Bradshaw Road, a brief drive from the West Wind Drive-In Movie Theater along Interstate 50 in Sacramento,...
Haley and Bobby Prater on the Rocket Joe coffee kiosk in East Sacramento.

Husband, wife new owners of tiny Sacramento coffee kiosk

Haley Prater has spent the past 20 years inside of a box. She memorizes names, makes coffee and tea of all kinds and includes...