Starry Starry Night The California Museum welcomes a bevy of bold-faced names, like Rob Lowe, Buzz Aldrin and Magic Johnson, to Sacramento for its sixth annual CA Hall of Fame gala March 22, 2012 Max Whittaker, By Max WhittakerRob Lowe makes his entrance into Memorial Auditorium for the California Hall of Fame induction cermony. Rob Lowe makes his entrance into Memorial Auditorium for the California Hall of Fame induction cermony. by Max Whittaker Previously held at the California Museum, the induction ceremony took place at the historic Memorial Auditorium for the first time in 2011. by Max Whittaker 2011 inductee Carlos Santana (left) with 2006 honoree Clint Eastwood by Max Whittaker 2011 inductee Mike Love, lead singer of The Beach Boys, greets 2009 inductee Gen. Chuck Yeager. by Max Whittaker Actor Matthew Modine, co-star of the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises, at the after-party (which doubled as a fundraiser for Mayor Johnson) inside the Park Ultra Lounge by Max Whittaker Clint Eastwood is flanked by his wife Dina, board chair of the California Museum (left), and Mayor Johnson’s mom, Georgia West, at the after-party. by Max Whittaker Gov. Jerry Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown catch up with retired astronaut and 2011 inductee Buzz Aldrin on the red carpet. by Max Whittaker Inductee and molecular biologist Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn received a Nobel Prize in 2009. by Max Whittaker Inductee Father Gregory Boyle by Max Whittaker Inductee Magic Johnson makes sure to get some face time with his young fans. by Max Whittaker The evening’s emcees: Lisa Ling, host of Our America with Lisa Ling, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson by Max Whittaker The governor and first lady with inductee Doris Fisher, co-founder of The Gap (right) by Max Whittaker The Joy Luck Club author and 2011 inductee Amy Tan by Max Whittaker This article appears in the February-March 2012 issue of Sactown Magazine.