Tag: California history
Archaeologists with the rail project hunt for artifacts that might be disturbed during construction.
Tuesday marks 150 years since the Civil War began when Confederates in Charleston, S.C., opened their bombardment of Fort Sumter. You might think of it as a years-long fight of North and South, but as it turns out the West played a vital role as well. “A lot of Anglos from Tennessee and Louisiana had […]
You can now safely say “former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.” The mayor, whose seven-year tenure included a week of overtime to get some last-minute chores done such as anointing a successor and installing a new district attorney, has left one building (City Hall) and entered another (California’s state Capitol). Like all the people of […]