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Trees in Paradise, A California History by Jared Farmer

Trees in Paradise, A California History by Jared Farmer  

W. Norton & Company, 552 pages

This book tells the story of four trees that have played an out-sized role in California’s history: Sequoias, Eucalyptus, Citrus, and Palms. 208 more words

Natural History

Having Their Own Say ~ December, 1864

In two different and important publications, women have their own say. In a significant way they foreshadow what the rest of the 19th century will see women do. 1,086 more words

Civil War

Big Shooters -- A Book Launch for Downwind

The week before last was fantastic. First, there was my birthday, and I left work early to read A Visitor for Bear to my son’s K/1 class. 491 more words

First-Ever Howard Zinn Bookfair Convenes In San Francisco: Marcus Books is Back!

Today’s first-ever Howard Zinn Bookfair convenes at San Francisco’s historic Mission High School with a list of right-on authors as long as your arm so you’re going to have to check the… 219 more words

Arts And Culture

Salt Creek Memory Project

On Saturday, I taught a memory workshop to the Salt Creek community. Founded (possibly) in 1891, the community was constructed on the foundation of land grants, squatters, a Catholic credit union and adobe. 492 more words