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Old Sacramento and Yosemite

Who were the two as yet unfamous Army surveyors hired to survey a “City of Sacramento?” An informative and interesting conversation with Phil Sexton, State Park Interpreter III with Capital District State Museums & Historic Parks about the history and future of Old Sacramento includes the answers. 31 more words

Podcast

Weekend Update

Rob Cantor’s celebrity impressions are spot on in this awesome music video.

If you’re a fan of Orange is the New Black like we are, take a minute to read… 166 more words

Weekend Update

Gold Country

It may not look like much, but the South Fork of the American River changed the course of history, certainly in California. In 1848, James Marshal noticed a few flecks of shiny metal in the tailrace of the mill he was building for John Sutter just steps from where I took this photo. 40 more words

Two Wonderful Reads for the Family this Summer

My oldest first cousin on my mom’s side of the family, John Seither,  has a very talented wife.  Marci Seither, besides being a great wife and mom to 6 kids-3 who are grown and 3 still at home-has found for herself quite a niche as a writer.   661 more words

California Gold Rush