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Emancipation Proclamation pays Reno a visit

Emancipation Proclamation pays Reno a visit

Nevada is celebrating its 150th birthday this year, and the governor’s office has issued a directive stating that there should be at least 150 special events and exhibitions to commemorate the sesquicentennial. So far, about 300 have taken place, but the biggest coup has been scored by the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.

Sac History Happenings
‘Last Days in Vietnam’ a thrilling recount of the fall of Saigon

Sometimes the stories we think we know, the stories where we don't want to hear another word, turn out to be the most involving of all, the ones we in fact know the least about. So it is with "Last Days in Vietnam."

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: September 19th – 21st

Weekend Top 10: September 19th – 21st

Dance and play the night away at the Sacramento Children’s Museum first annual BUCCANEER BALL MOTHER SON DANCE. Friday Watch THE LEGO MOVIE under the stars at Fremont Park. Friday FREE Listen to native stories around the CAMPFIRE and roast marshmallows or observe petroglyphs by lantern light during ROCK ART MYSTERIES at the Maidu...

Alison Toon
Rob Zombie, red, green and blue, at Aftershock 2014

Sep 18, 2014
Rob Zombie, red, green and blue, at Aftershock 2014

Rob Zombie, Aftershock 2014All I really want to say now that the photos are uploaded, is that I really, really like Green Rob Zombie. Red Rob Zombie, much less so. Emphatically not Red Rob Zombie. Blue? He was only there a couple of moments, so it does...

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Sac History Happenings
Scots’ inventions are fuel for independence debate

Scots’ inventions are fuel for independence debate

What has Scotland ever done for us? Plenty, it turns out. A man talking on a phone walks past images of Scots inventor Alexander Graham Bell and Scots doctor Marie Stopes outside the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh, Scotland, Tuesday, S...

Living In Urban Sac
20,000-seat Stadium Plan

Sacramento Republic's proposed MLS stadium Sacramento’s soccer franchise, Republic FC, announced plans yesterday to build a 20,000-seat stadium in the city’s downtown railyard.  And how would it be paid for? Questions remain over how the stad...

Alison Toon
The Offspring, Aftershock 2014, the best festival California’s ever had, and yes Dexter, it really was that hot!

Sep 17, 2014
The Offspring, Aftershock 2014, the best festival California’s ever had, and yes Dexter, it really was that hot!

The Offspring, Aftershock 2014, SacramentoSaturday evening, and it was time for The Offspring.The Offspring, Aftershock 2014, SacramentoDexter Holland mentioned the million-degree heat. He wasn't far wrong; it had been over 100 farenheit for most of th...

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Sac History Happenings
Peter Fonda’s ‘Easy Rider’ bike going to auction

Peter Fonda’s ‘Easy Rider’ bike going to auction

The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.


In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, right, is helped to move the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in “Easy Rider” at...

Alison Toon
Godsmack take it to 1000 horsepower! Aftershock’s Sunday headliners

Sep 17, 2014
Godsmack take it to 1000 horsepower! Aftershock’s Sunday headliners

Godsmack, Aftershock 2014, Sacramento CAGodsmack, final act of this year's Aftershock Festival in Sacramento. Great choice for the end to another great festival! What a weekend...Sully Erna, Godsmack, Aftershock 2014, SacramentoNo pyrotechnics--that wo...

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Sac History Happenings
Isleton celebrates restoration of Chinese community center

Isleton celebrates restoration of Chinese community center

A significant piece of Isleton history was on display Tuesday as the community celebrated the first phase of the restoration of the Delta community’s long-shuttered Chinese community center.


Merrill Jung, left, and Paul Chin, who grew up in Isleton, tour its restored Bing Kong Tong building on Tuesday. Below, a...

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