Our Sacramento

Our Sacramento

When Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird in Greta Gerwig’s film of that name calls her hometown Sacramento “the Midwest of California,” it’s a good line but maybe a little bit unfair to our state capital. Last month Out There caught the train from Emeryville into the Valley, and disembarked in Sacramento before it hurtled on toward Chicago. The 1926 Renaissance Revival-style Sacramento Valley Station we arrived in looks great in its restoration. The city itself is picturesque and leafy, with many downtown streets canopied by great oaks and other shade trees.

Our first stop was the Crocker Art Museum, tripled in size since its 2010 expansion. The Crocker has impressive holdings in Californian, American, Asian, European, African Oceanic Art, and

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