Journal Entries


Bill George elected President of the Sacramento Historical Society

Sacramento-area filmmaker and historian Bill George was elected President of the Sacramento Historical Society, one of the region’s largest and most prestigious cultural and historical organizations. “I’m thrilled and excited to serve as President,” Bill said. “The Sacramento Historical Society has been a leader in preserving and promoting  Sacramento’s incredible history. Staring […]


Pacific Traveler’s Beijing Visit Leads to New Insights on California History

Our commitment to California history recently paid a huge dividend, Pacific Traveler Bill George visited Beijing in November, 2016,  at the invitation of China Central Television. Pacific Traveler Bill George at China Central Television in Beijing He discussed his career in filmmaking and his historical documentary films.  Of special interest […]


On E Clampus Vitus

The “Clampers” started durng the Gold Rush. You can see their pranks everywhere! They wear red long-john shirts and call their leader the Noble Grand Humbug. They wear badges made from tin, and their motto is “Credo Quia Absurdum,” which means “I believe it because it is absurd.” But the […]