26 June 2010

CA History in the News 20 - 26 June 2010

* A San Diego museum is building a replica of the ship that brought explorer Juan Cabrillo to California in 1542.

* A Washington Post review of a new book on the Hoover Dam. The dam's construction helped fuel massive growth in California cities like Los Angeles.

* A new book has been published on the history of Knott's Berry Farm

* Amador County is celebrating its 156th birthday this year

* A bit on the history of Palm Springs' tram to the mountain.

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