Here are some interesting facts you might not know about the Fourth of July: The Declaration of Independence WASN’T signed on July 4th . . . Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4th, 1826 . . . and it didn’t become an official holiday until 1941.
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1. When did we declare independence from Great Britain? July 4th, 1776? WRONG. It was July 2nd. In fact, John Adams expected July 2nd to be our national independence day.
2. When was the Declaration of Independence SIGNED? July 4th, 1776, right? WRONG. It was signed by 56 different people over a six-month period. And most of them signed on August 2nd, 1776. It was formally ADOPTED by the Continental Congress on July 4th.
3. The first public reading of the Declaration was on July 8th, 1776 in Philadelphia. They rang the Liberty Bell to summon people to Independence Hall for the reading.
4. John McKean was the last person to sign the Declaration, in January of 1777.
5. The word “patriotism” comes from the Latin word “patria,” meaning “fatherland.” So if you’re a patriotic American, you’re saying the United States is your FATHERLAND.
6. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on the 50th anniversary of the first Independence Day . . . July 4th, 1826.
7. Congress didn’t make the Fourth a federal holiday until 1941.
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Effective July 1, 2014 minimum wage for Californians was raised from $8 to $9 an hour. Minimum wage was previously $8 an hour. So if you were getting paid $9 or more before, this does not effect your pay (sorry).
It goes up again January 1, 2016 to $10 an hour.
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Students arrived this Thursday morning to Roseville High School, to find their graduation stage had been set on fire just a day before graduation. It is believed to be arson, with damages expected to exceed $100k.
More details developing. More info here…
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Check out Brett Nichols, a Junior from Pitman High School in Turlock. He tears up “Billie Jean,” complete with the moonwalk.
Look at him move…
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Sacramento City Council approved Tuesday night, the construction of a new Kings arena in Downtown Sacramento.
Mayor Kevin Johnson said this marked “the end of one era and the dawn of a new one.”… adding that he had “never been prouder of this community…”
It is projected that this arena will bring 4000 jobs to Sacramento.
An estimated $477 million is what it will cost to complete the arena in Downtown Sacramento, in an area that was primarily vacant for years. $255 of which comes from the city, and $222 from the Kings.
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Sacramento City Council to hold final vote on Kings Arena, today at 6pm (PST). Only five City Council votes are needed for approval, and four have already confirmed that they will, in fact, vote yes. If approved, this will formally approve financing and development of the Kings Arena.
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