Category Archives: California history

Fossil Friday – Joshua Tree mammal bone


The Diamond Valley collection housed at WSC is an extremely rich record of Ice Age life in southern California, but it is far from the only Pleistocene site represented in the museum’s collections.

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Gold Fever! comes to Western Science Center

On Saturday we opened a new temporary exhibit, “Gold Fever! Untold stories of the California Gold Rush.” The panels that make up the core of the exhibit were developed by the Oakland Museum of California and the California Council for the Humanities. Continue reading