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Railroad Museum celebrates toy train month with special collection of pre-war trains & accessories

Railroad Museum celebrates toy train month with special collection of pre-war trains & accessories

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are proud to recognize August 2018 as Toy Train Month, an annual celebration that spotlights the popular Thomas W. Sefton Gallery and “Small Wonders: The Magic of Toy Trains” exhibit. Coinciding with Toy Train Month, the Railroad Museum will debut a newly-acquired collection of pre-war toy trains and accessories manufactured by the German company Märklin that will be available for public viewing from August 1 through September 2, 2018. 

 

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Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world
 Country Beer & Wine Roundup Will Feature Local Wineries,Craft Breweries, Food Tastings, Auction

Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

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Cockfighter breeder pleads guilty on federal animal cruelty charges, facing five years in prison

Thomas Lee Crow. | 
July 17, 2018 |
A man charged with animal cruelty plead guilty yesterday to federal charges of aiding and abetting illegal animal fighting involving a large cockfighting enterprise. Thomas Lee Crow, 49, of Fresno, California entered the plea yesterday in federal court.
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'The Dark Knight' returning to IMAX screens in August

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Saloons of the Wild, Wild West

Saloons of the Wild, Wild West

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Just how wild was the wild Wild West in Sacramento? Wild enough for Mark Twain to name us the “City of Saloons”. Learn about cocktails, barroom brawls, the free lunch, and why saloons had separate women's entrances. And of course, hear about the regrettable decisions made in saloons that resulted in more business for the cemetery!

The tour costs $10 per person and tickets are only available online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3518841. Ticket sales are limited to the first 50 sold. The tour convenes at the 10th Street gate. Free parking is available on surrounding streets. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

 

Sacramento man who scammed Apple stores sentenced, ordered to pay restitution

July 17, 2018 |  
A Sacramento man who pled guilty of a scam on Apple stores was sentenced in federal court today.
Marcus Israel Butler, 33, was sentenced in Sacramento to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay $353,000 in restitution after he entered his plea last December for defrauding Apple by running a debit card scam at stores nationwide. 
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Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

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