Forget that Sacramento is the capital of California.
When I tell people I’m from Sacramento, the majority of the time I get blank stares and polite smiles. And I get it — Sacramento isn’t as popular as Los Angeles or San Francisco. But Sacramento is the capital of California.
You should have learned about us in the fifth grade. If you didn’t, then we who grew up here will happily recount our fifth grade field trip to the California State Capitol for you and then immediately encourage you to go see it for yourself. And if you ask nicely, maybe we’ll share the one time we saw Arnold Schwarzenegger when we were having dinner in Midtown.