Tag Archives: California history

Conference of CA Council for History Education

October 14, 2013


History Press table at Grow Cook Savor in Sacramento June 2013. Courtesy Aubrie Koenig.

Drop by the California Museum lobby in Sacramento on October 25th or 26th during the 8th Annual Conference for the California Council for History Education and say hello to the History Press… Commissioning editor Aubrie Koenig will be joined by historian and author Annette Kassis on Friday with the possibility of special giveaway items on […]

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St. Mary’s College & Black Friday

October 3, 2013


Saint Mary’s College in 2009. Courtesy of St. Mary's College.

As Saint Mary’s College of California celebrates its sesquicentennial, the History Press looks forward to a new book chronicling the college’s enduring legacy. In this special History Press West feature, author and historian Ronald Eugene Isetti offers a unique look at one of the critical points in St. Mary’s College history. Black Friday Ronald Eugene […]

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Introducing Napa Valley Chronicles

July 30, 2013


George L. Throne pear spraying crew 1911. Courtesy of Diane Dillon.

This September, History Press West looks forward to a new American Chronicles title from author Lauren Coodley: In 1905, Napa’s mayor, J.A. Fuller, announced, “Napa for half a century has been slumbering in a Rip Van Winkle sleep but she has awakened at last.” Back then, fifteen cents bought coffee and a donut at the […]

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San Diego Yesterday Author Event

June 12, 2013


San Diego Postcard. Courtesy Special Collections, San Diego Public Library.

Bring your San Diego history questions and join author and archivist Rick Crawford Sunday June 16 at the Santa Ysabel Store & Backcountry Visitor Center for a special author talk.   The Way We Were in San Diego and San Diego Yesterday by Richard W. Crawford are available from the History Press and San Diego […]

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Women Trailblazers of California Finalist for San Diego Book Awards

May 21, 2013


Supreme Court of California (1978-1979). Courtesy of California Judicial Center Library.

Congratulations to authors Gloria Harris and Hannah Cohen whose History Press book Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present is a 2013 San Diego Book Awards finalist! Among their many accomplishments, Dr. Gloria Harris is an inductee to the San Diego Women’s Hall of Fame while Hannah Cohen is serving as a board member […]

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