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  • Al Gibes / Capital Public Radio

    California State Fair Attendance Up 5 Percent

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Turnstiles clicked early and often at the just-completed California State Fair, as officials say total attendance was nearly 788,000, with a single-day draw on July 18 the largest in 10 years.

  • James Morrison / Capital Public Radio

    California State Fair Features Farm-To-Fork, Drone Racing

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    The California State Fair begins Friday at Cal Expo in Sacramento. The theme this year is "The Best" of California. Highlights include a beer and wine showcase, 11 days of thoroughbred racing and a national drone racing championship.

  • Emma Bowman/Capital Public Radio

    State Fair Calorie Counting

    Did you eat your way through this opening weekend of the California State Fair? The challenge is to be able to eat some of the wild and tempting choices but not pack on a massive amount of calories.