History

History

Warren sworn in as U.S. chief justice

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.

History

Bee history: Freight train blasts shock area

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.

Local

A park for the people: William Land Park turns 100 years old

In 1918, the city of Sacramento bought the tract of land on which William Land Regional Park now stands. 100 years on, the park has become a community hub, brimming with activities, excitement, and fresh air. On Friday, a centennial party will commemorate and celebrate its history.

Check out this restored 1978 Camaro used as a CHP chase car

Sacramento Universal Technical Institute students and staff present a rebuilt 1978 Z28 Camaro to the CHP Museum at an event at the school in Natomas.