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Huell Howser and California’s Golden Fairs – San Diego County

Several years ago, the late public television personality Huell Howser produced a series of reports called California’s Golden Fairs. One of the segments featured the San Diego County Fair, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which begins its 24-day run tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Fair Program Connects Modoc, Del Mar Fairs – From the Carmel Valley News

  http://www.delmartimes.net/2012/12/12/del-mar-fairgrounds-board-approves-funds-to-help-save-modoc-district-fair/ The 22nd District Agricultural Association, which runs the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds and oversees the annual San Diego County Fair, has come to the rescue of a tiny, beleaguered state fair in Northern California that was on the … Continue reading

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California State Fair brings together farming, heritage and communities

I had a chance to visit the California State Fair this week and, as the fair nears the end of another successful run at Cal Expo, I thought I would take a moment to share my thoughts about its meaning … Continue reading

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Capitol Frog Jump to get hoppin’ this week

Each of California’s 78 fairs is a reflection of the local community, and the famed Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is no exception. It’s coming up May 17-20, and the folks here in Sacramento are getting a head … Continue reading

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