Category: Issue 100

Restore the Delta

When Governor Jerry Brown announced his support of Water Fix, the plan to build two 30-mile long tunnels beneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the non-profit group Restore the Delta (RTD) was waiting with hundreds of protestors.

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The Centennial Ride

It all started with a photograph. Jeff Barker of El Dorado Hills, California was looking through historical photos on the Center for Sacramento History’s Facebook page when he came across a photograph from 1917 of a bicyclist posing at a sign on Echo Summit above South Lake Tahoe.

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The Climbers

Coffee was brewing on the stove. From the looks of things, Jim Herrington had stayed up late. His thick brown hair, normally combed and coifed, looked like he’d just eaten an electric eel for breakfast.

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