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Get to Know: Kings Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman

Get to Know: Kings Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman

From holding her own against NBA players as far back as 1980 and becoming the first woman to play in a men’s professional basketball league to serving as the inaugural female head coach in the D-League, Nancy Lieberman has broken countless barriers in spearheading the women’s basketball movement throughout an esteemed career that spans five decades... Read More

Black and white ruffled lemur youngsters on exhibit at Sacramento Zoo

Black and white ruffled lemur youngsters on exhibit at Sacramento Zoo

At just over two months old, the two female Black and White Ruffed Lemur babies are now on exhibit with their extended family. ... Read More

August is Toy Train Month at the Railroad Museum!

August is Toy Train Month at the Railroad Museum!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to recognize August 2015 as Toy Train Month, an annual celebration that focuses on the crowd-favorite Thomas W. Sefton Gallery and “Small Wonders: The Magic of Toy Trains” exhibit.

In recognition of Toy Train month in August, an entirely new selection of Buddy “L” toys – never before displayed at the Museum -- will be introduced as part of the “Small Wonders” exhibit.  The special items added to the exhibit will include a Model T dump truck, fire truck, lumber truck, cement mixer, toy boat, toy airplane complete with its hangar, and a four-motor “air cruiser.”  With a few exceptions, these collectibles were manufactured in the late 1920s and early 1930s which are considered the classic years of Buddy “L.”  Plus, one very rare item -- a late 1920s vintage Buddy “L” coach (bus) with gold gilding -- will be on special display for one month only to protect it from fading.

“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend!

“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento  Over Labor Day Weekend!

Mark your calendar…it’s time to turn back the clock to the 1850s when Gold Rush Days RETURNS to Old Sacramento over the extended Labor Day Weekend -- Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7, 2015.  The wildly fun and free heritage celebration offers a variety of family-friendly special activities that take place throughout the historic district to help visitors experience what life was like in the 1850s.

Fast-moving fire north of Sacramento contained; person in custody for arson


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A grass fire north of Sacramento, in the community of Elverta, spread quickly Monday afternoon, reaching 430 acres in just a few hours. The blaze threatened several homes and animals in the area as firefighters worked to contain the flames; by 7:40 p.m., the fire was 100 percent contained.

The fire started around 1 p.m. along Browning Street, about two miles north of Elverta Road, off Highway 99 and Baseline Road. Fire officials said the high winds helped push the fire quickly before firefighters got a hold on the flames.

Seth Curry on Jim Rome Show

Seth Curry on Jim Rome Show

"It means everything," said Seth Curry when asked about s... Read More

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Today might arguably be one of the best days of the year. Why, you might ask? Well, it’s National Tequila Day, of course! And this year, we should all celebrate because it’s also on a FRIDAY!! On top of that, it’s summer and here in Sacramento our farmers’ markets and local shops are bursting with the most amazing fresh fruits and veggies to play with in tequila concoctions. This trifecta makes for the ultimate tequila celebration, no excuses. ... Read More