Oct. 5, 1953: Earl Warren, swearing to “do equally right to the poor and the rich,” became 14th chief justice of the United States and then presided over the opening session of the Supreme Court’s 1953-54 term.
April 29, 1973: A five-hour series of devastating explosions ripped through a bomb-laden freight train near Roseville yesterday like a slow-motion string of giant firecrackers, causing the evacuation of thousands of area residents.
In a ceremony in Sacramento, California on Saturday, October 13, 2018, Filipino veterans and surviving family members of deceased vets received the Congressional Medal of Honor. Filipinos were drafted into service for the U.S. in their home country.
Three names were recently added to the more than 5,600 already etched into the granite walls of the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Capitol Park, which were unveiled Saturday at the memorial’s 30th anniversary.
A petition calling for Folsom’s Negro Bar Recreation Area to be renamed is gaining traction online, arguing that the current race-related name in a Sacramento, California suburb is outdated and offensive.