News: Local history

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

Happy 100th birthday to the City of Davis which was incorporated exactly a century ago today on March 28, 1917! Prior to the city’s incorporation in 1917, the town’s citizens
March 28, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
One of our early winter storms this year has toppled a California’s giant: the iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The tree, more than an
January 13, 2017 • Axel Borg
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