Stimulating an appreciation of America’s diverse history and cultures through preservation

HISTORIC WINTERSBURG IN HUNTINGTON BEACH By Mary F. Adams Urashima (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2014, 208 pp., $19.99, paperback) The most fitting way I can think of to begin this review of Mary Adams Urashima’s “Historic Wintersburg in Huntington Beach,” is to appropriate and slightly modify what the great American poet Walt Whitman said […]

Wakamatsu Colony preservation efforts to be honored

SACRAMENTO — The California rice industry will honor the efforts to preserve the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony during the 10th annual California Rice Commission Circle of Life Reception, Tuesday, March 15, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento, 1230 J St. The colony, which was established near […]