12 June 2010

CA History In the News 05 - 12 June 2010

* Almaden Quicksilver Park, from the Morgan Hill Times. The article discusses the area, which is now a park, and the Hidalgo Cemetery.

* A bit about the history of Santa Monica's Palisades Park, from the Los Angeles Times.

* A Peek at SF's Sheriff's Sword from The SF Chronicle. An 1861 commemorative sword visits SF City Hall.

* A Walk through Bankers Hill from The San Diego Union-Tribune

* On Orange County's lima bean industry, from the Dana Point Times. They're what put the Irvine in the area, don't you know.

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