Sunday, November 29, 1998
Suisun ranks in top western train robberies
Two bandits boarded train in Benicia
Engineer Jack Marsh sat in the cab of passenger train No. 10 as it pulled out of Benicia on the night of April 16, 1910. It was warm and the full moon cast a bright glint on the oily, tawny waters.More On This Story...
Sunday, November 22, 1998
Oral history gives look at Chinese culture
Chronicle tells of Vacaville life
‘There was a big Chinese laundry in town where the McBride Senior Center is. It was called Quong Sing Chinese Laundry. Two or three people worked in the washroom and there were about four ironers.More On This Story...
Sunday, November 15, 1998
Chinese enjoy long history in Vacaville
‘My grandfather came to America in the 1850s to look for gold. He wanted $200 in gold to buy land in China. He stayed a year, got his $200 and went home to the family he had started there.More On This Story...
Sunday, November 08, 1998
Chandler clan lumberyards spark growth
Frederick Brewster Chandler, born in 1832 in New York state, came out to California via Panama in 1852.
From the port of San Francisco, Chandler journeyed to Shasta County where he engaged in mining and then became employed in a soda manufacturing plant.