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Sac History Happenings
Vintage headwear on display during special tour

Vintage headwear on display during special tour

What do Titanic-era hats, flapper cloches, 1960s pillbox hats, men's top hats, fedoras, old firefighter helmets and military headwear have in common? They'll all be on display at the Center for Sacramento History's Inside the Vault Textile Tour featuring 75...

Sac History Happenings
New history of Old World wine pioneers in California

New history of Old World wine pioneers in California

California Vines, Wines & Pioneers, a new history of the Golden State's wine industry beginning in 1769 when Franciscans friars planted wine grapes in their first mission at San Diego. Author Sherry Monahan profiles more than 50 Old World pioneers...

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Sac History Happenings
Home tour shows off local Mid-Century Modern architecture

Home tour shows off local Mid-Century Modern architecture

Mid-Century Modern homes are characterized by sleek, horizontal lines, open-floor plans, high ceilings, exposed beams and big windows. Many of these houses were built after WWII (1945-70) in Sacramento's Land Park and South Land Park neighborhoods. Although this style...

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FOX40
Elementary School Put on Lockdown as Deputies Search for Man Suspected of Assault

Apr 8, 2013
Elementary School Put on Lockdown as Deputies Search for Man Suspected of Assault

SACRAMENTO-

Thomas Edison Elementary School is on lockdown while Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies search for a man they believe may be connected to an assault.

Deputies have set up a perimeter at a section of Trussel Way.

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AccessLocal.TV
Hmong Innovating Politics gets in on local issues

Apr 8, 2013
Hmong Innovating Politics gets in on local issues

Hmong Innovating Politics (HIP) is a grassroots group of young people who want to strengthen the civic participation of the Hmong people and other underprivileged ...

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AccessLocal.TV
‘Creek Week’ right around the corner

‘Creek Week’ right around the corner

Walking around Sacramento is an activity that many people find very enjoyable. However, the quality of a fun and calming walk or jog around the ...

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Sac History Happenings
Fundraiser to support Folsom historic landmarks

Fundraiser to support Folsom historic landmarks

It will be an evening of great music and the opportunity to support two projects in Folsom's Historic District. This Friday's concert event will benefit the Folsom Railroad Museum (scheduled to reopen this spring) and the renovation of the...

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Sac History Happenings
Historian to relate "Tales of the Sierra Nevada"

Historian to relate "Tales of the Sierra Nevada"

Historian Gary Noy will relate "little-known and unusual stories about the fascinating people and events in Sierra Nevada history" in a lecture based on his upcoming book Untangled Shadows: Tales of the Sierra Nevada. Among the people celebrated in the...

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Sac History Happenings
New textbook explores California history in its Pacific context

New textbook explores California history in its Pacific context

Like any comprehensive textbook on California history, the recently published Pacific Eldorado covers the long sweep of events from prehistory, through Spanish colonization, Gold Rush, statehood and booming development in the 20th century. But it presents this survey in the...

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East Sacramento Preservation
Youth Job Fair April 20 at City Hall Plaza

Youth Job Fair April 20 at City Hall Plaza

If you’re 16-21 this may be for you! Shine your skills up at this fair.

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