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Viewpoints: Imagination, technology could revitalize State Fair
By William Bronston
Special to The Bee
Published: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 - 12:00 am | Page 5E
Last Modified: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 - 9:18 am

Albert Einstein once said, "The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination." Imagine for a moment a modern renaissance, a 21st century California State Fair – an interactive adventure where imagination, technology and the genius of California's knowledge base can renew the relevance of a cherished tradition.

We don't have to minimize the celebration of our state's deep and vibrant agricultural roots, but we could reinvent the State Fair to demonstrate California's transformational role on the global technological stage.

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