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New from American Palate West: California Apricots

May 21, 2013

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” … springs that were Milky Ways of blossoms, and summers rich and overripe with fruit.”–Wallace Stegner Picked warm from a tree, an apricot opens into halves as easily as if it came with a dotted line down its center. The seed infuses the core with a hint of almond; the fruit carries the scent […]

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Women Trailblazers of California Finalist for San Diego Book Awards

May 21, 2013

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Congratulations to authors Gloria Harris and Hannah Cohen whose History Press book Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present is a 2013 San Diego Book Awards finalist! Among their many accomplishments, Dr. Gloria Harris is an inductee to the San Diego Women’s Hall of Fame while Hannah Cohen is serving as a board member […]

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Sacramento History Awards

May 3, 2013

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SCHS 2013 Awards of Excellence This past month, the Sacramento County Historical Society recognized the efforts of several hardworking and passionate individuals in the historical community. The History Press is delighted to count some of our authors among those honored at the SCHS 2013 Awards Dinner. Historian and author Annette Kassis received a Publication Award […]

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Share Your Sacramento Food Stories

May 3, 2013

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The stories we tell about food reveal who we are, where we come from and what matters to us. Mark your calendars for a very special event in Sacramento Saturday June 1, 2013. We Are Where We Eat, a new Sacramento foodways alliance, will offer a unique celebration of the city’s foodscape and the individuals […]

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New from American Chronicles: San Diego Yesterday

May 2, 2013

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San Diego’s transformation from frontier outpost to vital port was a checkered one. This spring, the History Press welcomes back author Rick Crawford for another round of San Diego history… San Diego today is a vibrant and bustling coastal city, but it wasn’t always so. The city’s transformation from a rough-hewn border town and frontier […]

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