Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum has received a Best Show award for excellence from the International Association of Art Critics-USA for an exhibition that spotlights the interplay of poetry and art in the mid-century Bay Area cultural scene.
Originally published in The Bee on May 18, 1914
The J. Paul Getty Museum will return a 12th century New Testament manuscript to a monastery in Greece after museum officials said they only recently learned it was stolen decades before the museum acquired it in 1983.
Scanning a printout of her ancestry results from a DNA testing company, Peggy Spatz announced that 2.7 percent of her genetic blueprint was handed down from her Neanderthal relatives some 50,000 years ago. That’s right: She’s part Neanderthal, and scientists say so is everyone else whose ancestors originated in Europe and East Asia.
The Winter Games have fostered international competition dating back to 1924.
Time presents the best of the State of the Union speeches from FDR to Barack Obama.
Pictures freeze a moment in time and can be great memory-joggers even decades later. We observed that here a couple of weeks ago and that notion was reinforced only days later by a reader. I’m always enamored with vintage pictures, whether they are in a calendar, magazine article or a book. The historical society’s new calendar is a real gem, packed full of cars and earlier surroundings in the Merced area.
Chinese-American historians Chuimei Ho, Ben Bronson and Phil Choy came to visit our Chinese temple exhibit last month in the Merced County Courthouse Museum. Ho and Bronson are founders of the Chinese in Northwest America Research Committee in Washington.
Sacramento gets about 18 inches of rain in a typical year. In 2013, it's barely rained 6 inches.