03 July 2010

CA History in the News 26 June - 03 July 2010

* The Coast Guard and the town of Ferndale, CA are tussling over custody of a 142-year old lighthouse lens

* The town of Arcata, CA is undertaking the survey of its historic buildings

* The Old City Cemetery Committee had a very cool tour of a Sacramento historic cemetery recently. What a great idea!

* UC Santa Cruz is trying to restore an historic barn on campus.

* Big news in California as Sierra No. 3, famous rail star, returns after an image rehab and full-scale makeover.

* Finally, a short visit to California Hill in Nebraska, one of the many points of struggle for westward-bound pioneers:

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