Sonoma County Opens ‘Recycletown’

On Saturday, June 27, at the County Sanitary Landfill on Mecham Road off south Stony Point Road between Petaluma and Cotati, “Recycletown” will be officially inaugurated by Garbage Reincarnation, Inc., the Sonoma County Community Recycling Center, and by the Sonoma County Public Works Department. Recycletown is a place where citizens can bring used oil, paint, … [Read more…]

Riots in Memphis 1866

Marysville Daily Appeal, Volume XIII, Number 107, 6 May 1866 Riot at Memphis (Tenn.)—Large number or Negroes killed and their Houses Burned— Gen. Stoneman takes Military Possession of the City. MEMPHIS, May 4th. The Memphis Riot culminated in a great conflagration of the negro quarters on Wednesday night, and the killing of some 15 negroes … [Read more…]