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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 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2012

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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

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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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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Effort To Repeal California Gay History Law Fails

Opponents of a California law requiring that the contributions of gays and lesbians be taught in public schools have failed in their attempt to qualify a ballot referendum to repeal the law.

10/12/2011

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Future Uncertain For China Camp’s Last Resident If San Rafael Park Closes

Frank Quan has lived nearly his entire life in a small wooden house on the shores of San Pablo Bay inside what is today China Camp State Park.

09/15/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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Opponents Of California Gay History Law Seek Referendum

California’s secretary of state on Tuesday cleared a group to begin collecting signatures for a ballot referendum to overturn a first-in-the-nation law requiring public schools to teach the contributions of gays and lesbians in social studies lessons.

CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

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