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Sacramento, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofsacramento.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.metrochamber.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.sacramentocvb.org/

Population:
407018 (2000 census)

County:
Sacramento County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Sacramento Bee

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Trinity Life Bible College
1974
Cosumnes River College
1970
Sacramento State University
1947
Sacramento City College
1916

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
Sacramento Public Library
1857

ZOO

ZooFounded
Sacramento Zoo
1927

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
McClatchy Company
1857

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phil Angelides
Politician
12-Jun-1953   Chair, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Adrienne Barbeau
Actor
11-Jun-1945   Swamp Thing
Xavier Becerra
Politician
26-Jan-1958   Congressman, California 31st
Barbi Benton
Model
28-Jan-1950   Hee-Haw regular, 1971-76
Larry Bowa
Baseball
6-Dec-1945   MLB Manager, Coach
Herb Caen
Columnist
3-Apr-1916 1-Feb-1997 Long running San Francisco columnist
Rae Carruth
Football
20-Jan-1974   Carolina Panther murdered his girlfriend
Ray Collins
Actor
10-Dec-1889 11-Jul-1965 Lt. Tragg on Perry Mason
Joan Didion
Author
5-Dec-1934   Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Sam Elliott
Actor
9-Aug-1944   Rush, The Hulk
Benson Fong
Actor
10-Oct-1916 1-Aug-1987 Flower Drum Song
Greta Gerwig
Actor
4-Aug-1983   Greenberg
Mark Goodson
Film/TV Producer
14-Jan-1915 18-Dec-1992 Goodson-Todman Productions
Colin Hanks
Actor
24-Nov-1977   Son of Tom Hanks
Henry Hathaway
Film Director
13-Mar-1898 11-Feb-1985 The Sons of Katie Elder
Hiram Johnson
Politician
2-Sep-1866 6-Aug-1945 Governor and Senator from California
Kevin Johnson
Basketball
4-Mar-1966   Mayor of Sacramento
Daniel Johnston
Singer/Songwriter
22-Jan-1961   Hi How Are You?
Anthony Kennedy
Judge
23-Jul-1936   US Supreme Court Justice
Rodney King
Victim
2-Apr-1965 17-Jun-2012 Subject of filmed LAPD beatdown
Thomas Kinkade
Painter
19-Jan-1958 6-Apr-2012 Self-proclaimed "Painter of Light"
Tommy Kono
Sports Figure
27-Jun-1930   Weightlifter
Robert D. Krebs
Business
c. 1943   CEO of BNSF, 1995-2000
Brie Larson
Actor
1-Oct-1989   Hoot
Kate Levering
Actor
1-Jan-1979   Kim Kaswell on Drop Dead Diva
Lisa Ling
Journalist
30-Aug-1973   National Geographic Explorer
Randolph Mantooth
Actor
19-Sep-1945   Emergency!
Robert Matsui
Politician
17-Sep-1941 1-Jan-2005 Congressman from California, 1993-2005
James McClatchy
Publisher
17-Dec-1920 26-May-2006 Former Chairman, McClatchy Newspapers
Kevin S. McClatchy
Baseball
13-Jan-1963   CEO of the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1996-2007
James Mitchell
Actor
29-Feb-1920 22-Jan-2010 All My Children
Chino Moreno
Musician
20-Jun-1973   Deftones frontman
Doug Ose
Politician
27-Jun-1955   Congressman from California, 1999-2005
Brian Posehn
Comic
6-Jul-1966   Mr. Show with Bob and David
Charles Schwab
Business
29-Jul-1937   Founded Charles Schwab & Co.
Scott Schwartz
Actor
12-May-1968   The Toy
Jason Sehorn
Football
15-Apr-1971   St. Louis Rams #42
Robert Warwick
Actor
9-Oct-1878 6-Jun-1964 Alias Jimmy Valentine
Sarah Zettel
Author
Dec-1966   Reclamation, Fool's War

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Amanda Blake
Actor
20-Feb-1929 16-Aug-1989 Kitty Russell on Gunsmoke
Neville Brand
Actor
13-Aug-1920 16-Apr-1992 Birdman of Alcatraz



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