The Swarm

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July 14, 2010
How would you make the State Fair bigger and better?

The California State Fair started its 19-day run today under brilliant sunshine, but it's future is somewhat cloudy.

It is facing some big challenges to stay relevant and financially viable in the 21st century. This year, fair officials have moved up the schedule by a month and slashed food prices by 25 percent in hopes of reversing a slide in attendance.  

Here's a reminder that you can join the Conversation on your ideas to make the fair more exciting and inviting.

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About The Swarm

The Swarm is written by members of The Sacramento Bee's editorial board. They meet daily and are separate from the newsroom. Views included here are those of individual writers, and do not necessarily reflect those of a majority of the board or the positions expressed in The Bee's editorials.

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