Tag: delta as unique place

Cyndy Green

Mr. Where Am I?

Where am I?  Lost again.  What is this?  Who am I? Random acts of art posted to the Delta News Facebook page. Sketches and occasional paintings

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Cyndy Green

Making Something from Nothing

In Historic Locke Occasionally time freezes while the world moves on. What was the past begrudgingly ages into the present while always retaining its deep

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Rich Turner

Towers of Power

This 1,549 feet tall structure drastically improved the reception of the three major television stations in the Sacramento market in 1962. With newer and higher towers

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David Stuart

Paradise Lost

An Indigenous History Timeline for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta For thousands of years, Indigenous people lived in the heartland of California, where the Sacramento Valley

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David Stuart

Deep History of the Delta

Clarksburg is a picturesque Delta village on the Sacramento River, about 15 miles downriver (south) from the Sacramento waterfront. It nestles on the west (Yolo

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Robert Benedetti

Visionaries and Miners

Come to the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta 1830-1860 Traveling the Delta rivers did, of course, have their dangers. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), writing for the

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Cyndy Green

Isleton Spam Festival

The Meat That Survived a Flood Never. Take. Life. Too. Seriously. Ever. Attracting locals and out-of-towners alike, the Isleton Spam Festival is a quintessential Delta

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

Bob’s Bait Shop, Isleton, CA, 1979 Remember the days before digital imaging took over? Don’t get me wrong, I love digital now because of the

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

Pipe Rats Back in the mid-1990’s I was privileged to document the seismic retrofitting of the East Bay Municipal Utility Districts aqueducts that bring water

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