The desegregation battles of Little Rock, Ark., informed the life and work of Carl Bradley, a Union Pacific manager.
California’s iconic writer was a war correspondent a century ago in “Cho-sen,” a geopolitical flashpoint, then as now.
Watch as Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor paints a Delta scene.
Awakening to the smell of smoke in Sonoma County was only the start of a frightening escape from last weekend’s wildfires.
San Juan Bautista boasts of 30 historic structures and an eclectic array of period facades, including original adobes.
The streets are broad and mostly lined with 19th century facades. Elegant Victorians populate bordering neighborhoods. And a store caters to gold miners worldwide.
Center Street proudly displays Taft’s link to oil. The city has installed oil-extraction machinery as sculpture. They’re beautiful and very cool.
Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor brings oil pumpjacks to life in the city of Taft and its environs with this time-lapse video. It's part of her California Sketches series on Main Streets.
Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor brings the beauty of Main Street Rio Vista to life in this time-lapse video. It's part of her California Sketches series on Main Streets.
The town looks like many other Valley towns – a little tattered but hopeful. Main Street is dominated by six restaurants, neon martini signs, consignments stores and a bait shop with a fading tribute to Humphrey.
Bypassed by the transcontinental railroad, Placer County town “never died, but never grew up.”
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