News: Local history

A collection of posts that shed a light on the city of Davis, California and the surrounding areas.

You’ve probably heard Johnny Cash’s famous song, “Folsom Prison Blues,” and may know that Cash performed his live album, Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, at the prison in January 1968.

November 8, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara

One hundred years ago this week, the Yolo Causeway was dedicated in a four day celebration which lasted from May 11-14, 1916. When it was completed in 1916, the Yolo…

May 11, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara

Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image is from our Panama-Pacific International Exposition Collection. C.F. Sauer Company’s…

September 11, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

The last feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Yuba Pass, California. The image below,  from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1941.

September 8, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara