Tag Archives: California

History Press Announces First Sacramento Book

June 19, 2012

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Once the well-trafficked merchant corridor of Gold Rush Sacramento and later the circuit for teenage cruisers, Sacramento’s K Street has a vibrant and colorful past. This summer, The History Press is proud to announce a new book by Sacramento historian William Burg Sacramento’s K Street: Where Our City Was Born. From its founding, K Street mirrored […]

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Interview with Gloria Harris & Hannah Cohen, authors of Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present

April 1, 2012

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California is a state that prides itself on being at the forefront of change and innovation. What role have women played in shaping that reputation? In the forthcoming Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present, authors Gloria Harris and Hannah Cohen take a look back at some of the first women in the Bear Star […]

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Interview with Richard W. Crawford, Author of The Way We Were in San Diego

October 19, 2011

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AK: What was the strangest or quirkiest story you uncovered while researching your “The Way We Were” column for the San Diego Union-Tribune? RC: The story of celebrity evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson’s mysterious disappearance in May 1926 has a strange San Diego connection. McPherson reappeared a few weeks later and claimed she had been kidnapped. […]

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Forthcoming 2012 Books from the History Press Frontier

October 14, 2011

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In spring of 2012, the History Press looks forward to more new titles here in the West, including Wicked Jurupa Valley, Hidden History of Tacoma, Forgotten Tales of New Mexico, The 1975 Portland Timbers, and High School Football in Long Beach. Also on the horizon are new titles in Sacramento, Napa Valley, and Huntington Beach. […]

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Interview with Juanita Lovret, Author of Tustin As It Once Was

October 7, 2011

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AK: How did you get started writing your “Remember When” column for the Tustin News? What was the first story you told? JL: Jill Leach, editor of the Tustin News, called me in late spring, 1997, and asked me to write a column on growing up and living in Tustin all my life.  I declined […]

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