Jeff Pelline

Jeff Pelline is the publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt and author of the blog Jeff Pelline's Sierra Foothills Report. His award winning 30-year journalism career includes editing and management positions at the San Francisco Chronicle, CNET (since sold to CBS for $2 billion) and The Union in Grass Valley. Jeff's work also has been published in the New York Times, Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune. When Jeff was Editor of CNET News, the publication won a prestigious National Magazine Award.

Web Site: http://jeffpelline.wordpress.com


Scoop: Cirino’s building on Broad Street in escrow — a swank cocktail lounge is contemplated

Jan 28, 2015
Scoop: Cirino’s building on Broad Street in escrow — a swank cocktail lounge is contemplated

The former Cirino’s restaurant building on Broad Street is in escrow, and it could wind up as a swank cocktail lounge, Sierra Foothills Report has learned. Real estate agents confirmed the building at 309 Broad Street was in escrow but … Continue reading

Tribes at odds about 2 1/2 acres in Yuba County

Jan 28, 2015
Tribes at odds about 2 1/2 acres in Yuba County

“Yuba County’s lease of land in a foothills park to a Maidu Indian tribe was approved Tuesday over the objections of another tribe claiming an ancestral link to the property,” the Appeal-Democrat in Marysville is reporting. “Supervisors voted 4-1 to … Continue reading

Historic Tahoe ranch visited by Robin Williams, Jay Leno for sale for record $98 million

Jan 27, 2015
Historic Tahoe ranch visited by Robin Williams, Jay Leno for sale for record $98 million

Shakespeare Ranch is a 133-acre landmark Tahoe lakefront ranch now offered for sale for only the second time in history since 1861. Shakespeare Ranch combines vistas as grand as Montana and Wyoming range lands with nearby ski resorts steeped in Olympic heritage to rival Aspen and Vail, a lakeside golf course more intimate than...

Nevada Union High’s prestigious dance program presents “Poetry in Motion” February 5-7

Jan 27, 2015
Nevada Union High’s prestigious dance program presents “Poetry in Motion” February 5-7

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine. Thanks to Karen Suenram of NU for passing this along. The NU Theatrical Dance Program is top-notch artistic talent among youths. We have enjoyed this annual program in the past: Nevada Union High … Continue reading

Nevada Union High’s prestigious dance program presents “Poetry in Motion” February 5-7

Jan 27, 2015
Nevada Union High’s prestigious dance program presents “Poetry in Motion” February 5-7

Nevada Union High School’s Theatrical Dance Program presents the 14th annual Student Choreography Showcase on Thursday, February 5 at 7 p.m., Friday, February 6 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 7 at 2 p.m. at the Don Baggett Theatre, located at 11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley. Thirteen years ago, N.U. Dance Teacher Courtney Wadman...

Nevada County’s first creamery store to open in late spring

Jan 27, 2015
Nevada County’s first creamery store to open in late spring

Wheyward Girl Creamery plans to open in late spring, making it the first creamery to open as a store in Nevada County in recent memory. Artisan cheese is a big trend. Examples include Shaft’s Cheese in Roseville, Cowgirl Creamery at Point Reyes Station and stalwarts such as Vella Cheese in Sonoma. In Nevada County, Tess’...

Food meets wine: Tess’ Chef’s Table and Solune Winegrowers

Jan 27, 2015
Food meets wine: Tess’ Chef’s Table and Solune Winegrowers

FOOD AND WINE ARE ageless companions, and two masters of marrying the two in a sophisticated yet approachable style are accomplished locals. Meet Tess’ Kitchen Store in-house chef Alan Tangren, who worked at the venerable Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley for 22 years, and Solune Winegrowers’ owner-winemaker Jacques Mercier, an experienced vintner who has judged...

“Winning the Jobs War” Summit MC might wind up outsourcing local jobs

Jan 27, 2015
“Winning the Jobs War” Summit MC might wind up outsourcing local jobs

I’m excited that this year’s annual Regional Economic Summit is going to focus on “Winning the Jobs War: The Sierra Foothills Roadmap to Success.” And I sincerely look forward to a robust, collaborative and widely inclusive discussion involving a diversity … Continue reading

Koch Brothers’ network plans to spend close to $900 million on 2016 campaign

Jan 27, 2015
Koch Brothers’ network plans to spend close to $900 million on 2016 campaign

“The political network overseen by the conservative billionaires Charles G. and David H. Koch plans to spend close to $900 million on the 2016 campaign, an unparalleled effort by coordinated outside groups to shape a presidential election that is already … Continue reading

A timelapse view of Truckee called “On Truckee Time”

Jan 26, 2015

Coming soon – “On Truckee Time” – a timelapse view of beautiful Truckee like you have never seen it before, from Grant Kaye. On Truckee Time is a timelapse short film showcasing the scenery and natural splendor of Truckee, California including: Prosser, Donner Lake, Donner Summit, Boca, Castle Peak, Martis Valley, Downtown Truckee, and many...

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