Tag: delta as unique place

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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Carrie Alexander

Fenced Off – Part 2

Negotiating Memory and Access at the Antioch Dunes and Waterfront Part 2 (if you missed Part 1) Life Between Fences: Survival and Access at the

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

When Getting Lost is Highly Recommended    It’s fun to turn off the better traveled roads and onto those of questionable quality going who-knows-where. Not

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David Stuart

New Hope Colony

Supporting a New Mormon Zion New Hope was a farming colony established in 1846 on the lower Stanislaus River to support the anticipated new western

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