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04 Nov 2021

The People’s Tree Comes to Sac!

SACRAMENTO, CA – NOV. 3, 2021 Last week, the 84-foot white fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear” made a stop downtown on its cross-country trip to the nation’s capital.  This was only the fifth time since the tradition began in 1954 that the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree has come from a California forest, in this case Six Rivers. The tree was harvested from the Mad River Ranger District in Trinity County. Just last year, a little over 50 percent of the total district […]

04 Jul 2021

Happy 4th!

Here are some images from this year\’s 4th of July Parade and then one extra composite fireworks image.  I started up at the beginning of the event near Cherry Street, finding a little pocket of shade near some Auburn police volunteers.  The Auburn police honor guard, in full black wool uniforms (!) also came to share the shade, along with a few bystanders. Nearby, Good Day Sacramento interviewed Chamber of Commerce President Nalesh Chandra as part of their progressive live […]

18 Mar 2021
boy red car waving st patricks day auburn ca

St. Patrick’s Day Car Parade

Here are some images from this year\’s St. Patrick\’s Day Car Parade.  I walked 10 minutes from my studio to the intersection of High Street and Lincoln Way, where I like shooting these events.  At the bottom of the little hill there, I can get some of the cool, older buildings that are part of downtown Auburn.  Families often congregate near the clock and small courtyard, so that makes it easy for catching candids. The event kicked off at 5:17 […]