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Wild & Scenic Film Festival is January 14-18

Wild & Scenic Film Festival is January 14-18

Now in its 14th year, SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival on January 14-18 informs, inspires and ignites solutions to “change our course.” Each year, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival draws top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known world adventurers to the historic downtown areas of Nevada City and Grass Valley. This...

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Nevada City: Yuba River Town

Nevada City: Yuba River Town

Yuba River Town | Nevada City NEVADA CITY IS HOME BASE FOR THE SOUTH YUBA RIVER, WHICH FLOWS JUST NORTH OF THE HISTORIC TOWN. IN 2012, OUTSIDE MAGAZINE NAMED Nevada City one of the “best river towns in America,” citing its connection to the sun-soaked, granite-lined Yuba. Few people know the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL)...

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Stewards of the Yuba River

Stewards of the Yuba River

“It takes a village” to protect the Yuba watershed. Here are some of the locals who have been part of the effort—from all walks of life: JOHN OLMSTED Naturalist and Conservationist Inspired by John Muir, Olmsted worked tirelessly to create wild areas, open space, trails and parks in our region. He preserved parcels that became the South...

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DANK’S “Changing Course” show is January 15

DANK’S “Changing Course” show is January 15

DANK, Nevada County’s artists collective at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, invites you to their new exhibition, “Changing Course,” part of the 14th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s Art Exhibit. The show will be open to the public from Friday, January 15th through Sunday, January 17th. “Changing Course” marks the culmination of DANK’s...

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These are a few of our favorite things

Dec 23, 2015
These are a few of our favorite things

Our Favorite Things for the Holidays CRAFT COCKTAILS Traditional cocktails and craft distilling are making a comeback. A new lounge is opening this fall in Nevada City called Golden Era, specializing in craft cocktails. In Auburn, California Distilled Spirits’ Darjeeling Gin is making a splash. It is served at Tofanelli’s in Grass Valley, among other places. GoldenEraLounge.com...

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These are a few of our favorite things

These are a few of our favorite things

Our Favorite Things for the Holidays CRAFT COCKTAILS Traditional cocktails and craft distilling are making a comeback. A new lounge is opening this fall in Nevada City called Golden Era, specializing in craft cocktails. In Auburn, California Distilled Spirits’ Darjeeling Gin is making a splash. It is served at Tofanelli’s in Grass Valley, among other places. GoldenEraLounge.com...

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A sneak peek inside Golden Era: Nevada City’s newest lounge

A sneak peek inside Golden Era: Nevada City’s newest lounge

Longtime residents Steve and Cindy Giardina and their son Eric and daughter Jessica invited us for a sneak peek of their “labor of love” this weekend: the Golden Era on Broad Street in Nevada City. It is expected to open to the public as early as Friday; it expects to be open from 4 p.m....

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A sneak peek inside Golden Era: Nevada City’s newest lounge

A sneak peek inside Golden Era: Nevada City’s newest lounge

Longtime residents Steve and Cindy Giardina and their son Eric and daughter Jessica invited us for a sneak peek of their “labor of love” this weekend: the Golden Era on Broad Street in Nevada City. It is expected to open to the public as early as Friday; it expects to be open from 4 p.m....

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Our Wild & Scenic River

Our Wild & Scenic River

“I am foremost a person of the Yuba River Country in the Sierra Nevada.” —Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Gary Snyder Our region is known worldwide as home to Lake Tahoe, “the fairest picture the whole earth affords,” as Mark Twain wrote in Roughing It. Tahoe is one of the oldest, deepest and purist lakes in the world. Lesser...

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Culinary Staycations: World travel at home

Culinary Staycations: World travel at home

MANY PEOPLE DREAM OF a culinary vacation to France, Italy, China or Thailand. But it’s also possible to explore the world from home, in a cook- ing class or a night out with ethnic cuisine. Our region offers a growing number of experiences to explore the cuisines of the world—from hands-on cooking classes, underground and...

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