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Monument to a city’s grief: 150 years ago this Sacramento fire bell tolled on Lincoln’s assassination

Each day hundreds of motorists on H Street near Carlson Drive drive by an historic bell. The bell once sat atop one of Sacramento’s pioneer fire stations. One hundred fifty years ago, it tolled to mourn the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

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Elk Grove man remembers days as Winston Churchill’s bodyguard

Danny Mander, 98, was just 23 when he was put in charge of legendary British prime minister Winston Churchill’s safety at World War II’s Tehran Conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. Now he’s a resident of Elk Grove’s Camden Springs retirement community.

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