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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Tops ‘Most Pirated’ Of 2013

“Game of Thrones” has garnered both critical and audience acclaim and topped many end of the year “Best of” lists, but now it is topping a less honorable list – most pirated show of 2013.

01/01/2014

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Five Best Spots In San Francisco Japantown

Travel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.

11/01/2013

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California Board Of Education Moves To Comply With Gay History Law

California education officials have taken the first step toward complying with a law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights’ milestones in the curriculum.

05/10/2013

Goldencents jockey Kevin Krigger, speaks to the media following a morning training session in preparation for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Derby SoCal Horse Goldencents’ Jockey Could Make History

Kevin Krigger can make history by becoming the first African-American to win the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield captured the historic race in consecutive years in 1901 and 1902.

05/04/2013

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Google Publishes Digital Library Of Dead Sea Scrolls

More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and thousands of years after they were written—Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.

12/18/2012

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Jefferson Awards – History

History of the Awards In 1972, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and Sam Beard founded the American Institute for Public Service, a 501c3 public foundation, to establish a Nobel Prize for public […]

KPIX 5–10/26/2012

Jefferson Award winner Joe Noriel (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Keeps National History Alive For North Bay Youth

School children who visit the Petaluma Museum are seeing a lot more than the history of poultry in the city. Their small hometown museum has transformed into a classroom for national history, thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

08/29/2012

Jefferson Award winner Dorothy Herzberg (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Introduces East Bay Students To Living History

An East Bay high school teacher with a love of U.S. history and politics is bringing lessons to life for students in Richmond through annual trips to Washington, DC.

04/04/2012

Firefighters from the San Jose Fire Department contain  the fire destroyed the historic Kelley House at Kelley Park in San Jose

Preservationists Accuse San Jose Of Neglecting Historical Homes

Preservationists in San Jose say the city isn’t doing enough to protect historic structures. The criticism follows a fire last week that heavily damaged a house that belonged to one of the city’s pioneer families.

02/22/2012

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