Journals

  • Auto racing legend Dan Gurney stands with one of the Eagle-Weslake Grand Prix racers that he designed and drove.
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    APPRECIATION

    The Fastest Lane

    - Remembering the late Riverside race driver Dan Gurney, who enjoyed great successes — both on and off the track.
Carl Reiner
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Celebritweets

Each of these 12 celebrities presents highly readable thoughts, opinions, observations, jokes and links that add something to our daily scroll.

John Mackey
SOCIETY OF CALIFORNIA PIONEERS
BOOKS

Buried Treasure

California author Gregory Crouch digs deep into Wild West history and uncovers the untold story of an immigrant who struck it rich — in more ways than one.

The airship that passed over Sacramento Tuesday evening, as described by scores of eyewitnesses.
ILLUSTRATION BY JONATHAN BURTON
COLD CASE

Sacramento’s E.T.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane… what IS that thing? In 1896, it was the talk of Sacramento, and it remains a mystery to this day.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter Jailbird

Gustavo Arellano recounts how an online social media war with, among others, Donald Trump Jr., got him temporarily locked in Twitter jail.

Dave Itzkoff, author of "Robin"
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BOOKS

The Real Robin

Dave Itzkoff, author of a new comprehensive biography of Robin Williams, visits Williams' home turf of Marin County to reflect on the comedian's life — and his death.

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POLITICS

Down To The Wire

Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is almost certain to finish first among the 27 gubernatorial candidates on the ballot. But who finishes second is more important than ever.