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Joan Didion Biography

Joan Didionjournalist, novelistBorn: 12/5/1934Birthplace: Sacramento, California Journalist and novelist who worked as a features editor at Vogue (1956–63) before becoming a freelance writer…

Molly Ringwald Biography

Molly Ringwald actressBorn: 2/18/1968Birthplace: Sacramento, California An early member of the Brat Pack., Ringwald epitomized the typical teenager in films such as Sixteen Candles (1984), The…

Sam Elliott

Sam ElliottactorBorn: 8/9/1944Birthplace: Sacramento, California A leading man known for his rugged good looks and gravelly voice, he first gained attention in the 1976 movie Lifeguard . His…

Sam Elliott Biography

Sam ElliottactorBorn: 8/9/1944Birthplace: Sacramento, California A leading man known for his rugged good looks and gravelly voice, he first gained attention in the 1976 movie Lifeguard . His…

Ernesto Galarza Biography

Ernesto Galarzalabor organizer, historian, professor, activistBorn: 1905Birthplace: Nayarit, Mexico, near Tepic When Ernesto Galarza was eight, he and his parents migrated to Sacramento,…

Rush Limbaugh

Name at birth: Rush Hudson Limbaugh IIIRush Limbaugh was the outspoken, ultra-conservative and ultra-popular host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, a widely-syndicated radio show about American politics.…

2005 Intel Science Talent Search Winners

First Place: $100,000 scholarship, David Lawrence Vigliarolo Bauer, 17, Hunter College High School, Bronx, N.Y., for developing a sensor for rapidly detecting…

Wyoming

(Encyclopedia) Wyoming w´mng, least populous state in the United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states of the West. It is bordered by South Dakota and Nebraska (E), Colorado and Utah (S), Idaho (W…