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Sacramento became “Levee City” in 1850

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. When presenting a history of the city’s rivers, it is important to not only provide details about major floods, but also measures that were

Healthcare in early Sacramento a priority for pioneers

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding hospitals that were located at Sutter’s Fort during the mid-19th century. Many firsts occurred at Sutter’s Fort, including the establishment of the area’s first hospitals. And among these hospitals

Sacramento’s first newspaper was printed at Sutter’s Fort

On page two of this very newspaper that you are reading is an exceptionally significant detail that many readers overlook – a pair of “Xs” representing the 20th anniversary of this publication. And while celebrating this milestone, it is also