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FUEL: High Octane News from the California Automobile Museum (March/April)

28 Feb

From the Desk of our Executive Director, Karen McClaflin I am sad to say we are losing our bookkeeper and membership coordinator of over eight years, Olessya Zhuk.  With more institutional knowledge than anyone else here, we will miss her greatly; not just for that, but also her beauty, grace and Russian accent!  For years, [...]

“African Americans and the Automobile” at The California Auto Museum

17 Feb

OLD SACRAMENTO – The California Auto Museum in Old Sacramento focuses its Second Saturday Tour Series on Black History this month. On Saturday, February 8 come out and learn more about “African Americans and the Automobile” from 2-3:15 p.m. Learn how Black Americans were impacted by and contributed to the development of the automobile, the [...]

Sleep Train and Sacramento Police Honored at Foster Santa Event Hosted at the California Automobile Museum

03 Jan

Sleep Train and Sacramento Police Honored at Foster Santa Event Supervisor Nottoli presents at holiday event for children in need December 23, 2013 07:27 PM Eastern Standard Time SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Foster Santa event provided a chance to recognize Sleep Train www.sleeptrain.com and the Sacramento Police Department www.sacpd.org for their hard work in helping [...]

FUEL Newsletter! Jan/Feb edition

02 Jan

When I was recently asked about the relevancy of museums today, I pondered whether the automobile collection found in our museum was something that visitors simply enjoyed, or could it have a greater influence, perhaps even a life-changing experience. I began to list people who, I felt in one way or another, had been affected [...]

Should I Buy or Lease a Car? By Bradley Taylor

27 Nov

The decision to buy or lease a new vehicle is one that comes with plenty of advantages and disadvantages to each option. A few defining variables to bear in mind when making the choice are the mileage which will be put on the vehicle, available cash flow, and whether or not ownership is paramount to [...]

California Automobile Museum plans new home

09 Sep

“Located in Sacramento, California, the California Automobile Museum occupies a patch of largely vacant industrial land on the banks of the Sacramento River. Its current building, leased from the city, dates back several decades, lacks air conditioning and leaks from both its roof and windows in heavy rains. That may not be the case much [...]

September/October FUEL Newsletter

09 Sep

September is “Back To School” season for the California Automobile Museum as well! Not only are getting ready for school tours, but we also have four classes in September for anyone who is interested in photographing cars, learning how to detail your car, the inner workings of a Model A, and kids who want to [...]