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  • How BJ's Brewhouse Went Out Of Its Way to Ruin a Prom Night
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    How BJ's Brewhouse Went Out Of Its Way to Ruin a Prom Night

    7 months ago

    Come learn how a restaurant went out of their way to ruin a Prom Night and then did nothing about it!!!

  • Trump's America: This is who we are
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    Trump's America: This is who we are

    20 months ago

    Donald Trump is the President-Elect of the United States of America. Many are shocked that such a man could win the highest office is the land. But Trump exemplifies America. This is who we are

  • Sacramento Kings Fans - Maloofery Still Exists
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    Sacramento Kings Fans - Maloofery Still Exists

    20 months ago

    Bad customer service can ruin what it is supposed to be a good time. The new owners of the Sacramento Kings promised the service of the past is gone. They were wrong.

  • Why Democrats Will Lose The Midterm Elections
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    Why Democrats Will Lose The Midterm Elections

    5 years ago

    Anyone who follows politics knows that the midterm elections are coming in November. Almost every political pundit, and everyone on Fox News, predicts that Democrats will lose a substantial amount of seats in November. They are predicting that the...

  • The Republican Fear Machine
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    The Republican Fear Machine

    2 years ago

    President Franklin Roosevelt said that "we have nothing to fear, but fear itself."  Since September 11, 2001, the Republican Party has done everything in its power to make sure that Americans have feared fear itself.  Right after 911, there was...

  • God Hates America
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    God Hates America

    20 months ago

    There is a group in America that protest the funerals of the brave men and women who return from Iraq and Afghanistan in a casket. This group holds up signs in front of the grieving parents, children and spouses that claim to "Thank God for Dead...

  • The Best Family Restaurants In Sacramento
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    The Best Family Restaurants In Sacramento

    20 months ago

    Going out to dinner is a favorite and fun family activity.  Sacramento, California’s capitol city, offers many great restaurants for families. From restaurants for those special occasions to restaurants for some good clean fun, Sacramento has it...

  • Top Ten Halloween Costumes For College Students
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    Top Ten Halloween Costumes For College Students

    3 years ago

    Many people believe that Halloween is just a kid’s holiday and that adults should not be dressing up.  But why should only kids have the fun?  And where do college kids fit in all of this?  The answer is simple: college kids have the best of...

  • Common Superstitions Regarding Numbers And Dates
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    Common Superstitions Regarding Numbers And Dates

    7 years ago

    Human Beings are odd creatures sometimes.  For some reason, every culture on Earth has its own sets of superstitions.  In every culture around the world there is a set of beliefs held by the people that have nothing do to with reason or knowledge...

  • Strange But Fun College Mascots
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    Strange But Fun College Mascots

    5 years ago

    A lot of thought goes into where a person goes to college. A prospective students considers their major, reputation, school rankings, extracurricular activities and many other factors. One thing that student probably does not consider is the school...

  • Racial Undertones
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    Racial Undertones

    6 years ago

    Former President Jimmy Carter is being blasted by Republicans for stating that much of the opposition to the policies of President Barack Obama is based on race rather than policy. While certainly not everybody who opposes the policies of President...

  • Understanding the Hearsay Evidence Rule
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    Understanding the Hearsay Evidence Rule

    4 years ago

    Generally speaking, hearsay evidence is an out of court statement used to prove the truth of the matter asserted. Put simply, hearsay evidence is when a person testifies as to what someone else said in order to prove that what was said is the truth....

  • Why Sacramento Is The Capital Of California
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    Why Sacramento Is The Capital Of California

    7 months ago

    Ask any grade school student in New York or Chicago what City is the capital of California; most would likely say Los Angeles or San Francisco. As amazing as it may seem, however, the Capitol of California is the City of Sacramento.  Located within...

  • The First Presidential Assassination Attempt
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    The First Presidential Assassination Attempt

    6 years ago

    Through the course of American History, there have been four confirmed Presidential Assassinations and two more rumored assassinations. There have also been over 90 confirmed Presidential Assassination attempts on sitting presidents. As with all...

  • The Real Uncle Sam
    21

    The Real Uncle Sam

    8 years ago

    Who is the real Uncle Sam?

  • Benedict Arnold:  From Founding Hero To Traitor
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    Benedict Arnold: From Founding Hero To Traitor

    7 years ago

    The name Benedict Arnold in American lore is synonymous with being a traitor to the United States. And with good reason. Benedict Arnold for his own personal reasons and benefit committed crimes against the American Cause in the Revolutionary War...

  • The First Capital of California:  Monterey
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    The First Capital of California: Monterey

    8 years ago

    American elementary school students learn each of the fifty State Capitals within the United States.  Many are shocked to learn that Albany is the State Capital of New York.  Many more are shocked to learn that Sacramento is the State Capital of...

  • The Story of Tellico Dam and The Snail Darter
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    The Story of Tellico Dam and The Snail Darter

    2 years ago

    The Snail Darter is a tiny little fish that is native to the waters of Tennessee. In 1975, the Snail Darter was placed on the newly created Endangered Species List. In 1984, its status was lowered to threatened. Even though the Snail Darter is a...

  • The First Female Lawyer
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    The First Female Lawyer

    4 years ago

    The first female attorney in the United States was Arabella Mansfield. Mansfield was admitted to the Iowa State Bar in 1869. Despite an Iowa State Law that only allowed white males over the age of the twenty one to take the bar exam, Mansfield was...

  • Eureka - The State Motto Of California
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    Eureka - The State Motto Of California

    7 years ago

    The State Motto of the State of California is “Eureka.” Eureka comes from the Greek and means “I have found it.” The California State Motto is the only State Motto rendered in Greek. The term Eureka is found on The Great Seal of...

  • Odd Coincidences in American Presidential History
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    Odd Coincidences in American Presidential History

    3 years ago

    Come learn about strange coincidences in American Presidential History

  • Protecting The Environment: NEPA v. CEQA
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    Protecting The Environment: NEPA v. CEQA

    20 months ago

    I. INTRODUCTION The late 1960’s and early 1970’s were a revolutionary time for the role of government and the protection of the natural environment. For perhaps the first time in the nation’s history, the general public became aware and...

  • Sacramento's Tower Bridge
    2

    Sacramento's Tower Bridge

    8 years ago

    On a cold December day in 1935, thousands of the citizens of Sacramento, California gathered at the end of M Street to celebrate the dedication of their city's new landmark. An accumulation of sixteen months of hard work, almost one million dollars...

  • The Legacy of Harry Truman
    35

    The Legacy of Harry Truman

    7 years ago

    Presidential history differs from the other disciplines of history in that from the moment a president takes office his legacy and background are under scrutiny. As soon as a president first walks through the front door of the White House, scholars,...

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