Nevada City & Grass Valley

Nevada City Advocate
Wildlife rehab group to hold recruitment event

Feb 11, 2014

  Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release will hold its annual volunteer recruitment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Grass Valley

Nevada City Advocate
Nevada City in ‘coolest small town’ contest

Feb 11, 2014

Budget Travel has nominated Nevada City as one of its “Coolest Small Towns in America.” Joining Nevada City as 2014 nominees are Berlin, Md., Buckhannon,

Nevada City Advocate
Nevada County historian, journalist passes away

Feb 11, 2014

We lost a long-time and true friend with the passing of Bob Wyckoff. He died peacefully at home with his daughter Janet by his side

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
From bean to bar: Cello Chocolate visits “the source” in Belize

From bean to bar: Cello Chocolate visits “the source” in Belize

LAST NOVEMBER NED & DEBI RUSSELL, owners of Cello Chocolate in Nevada City, spent two weeks living with a Mayan family in San Felipe, Belize, experiencing how cacao is grown at its source—a longtime dream of the artisan chocolate makers. As their hosts, Juan and Abelina Cho of Ixcacao, the only Mayan chocolate maker in...

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Tahoe Olympic-gold medalist Anderson drinks green “superfood” smoothies

Tahoe Olympic-gold medalist Anderson drinks green “superfood” smoothies

Now that she’s won a gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics in the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition, Jamie Anderson’s diet is likely to win a following. The 23-year-old, South Lake Tahoe resident told Today.com: “”I always try to eat healthy — pure, organic, whole foods. I eat a little bit of meat, but I’m...

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Diet and lifestyle helped Nevada City athlete compete in Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in March

Diet and lifestyle helped Nevada City athlete compete in Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in March

Snowboarder Evan Strong of Nevada City has been invited to compete in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, March 7-16. The Strong family owns the The Fix for Foodies in downtown Nevada City, and Evan attributes his nearly unbelievable recovery to the combination of a live food diet and athletic drive. “Evan’s personal experience...

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Video: Debra Winger at Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City

Video: Debra Winger at Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City

Debra Winger was a guest as this year’s Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Winger is an esteemed actress (An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, Urban Cowboy and many others) writer, producer, and activist. Ms. Winger has additionally been the recipient of multiple distinguishing honors, including...

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Commercial Street Boardwalk: Building a neighborhood coalition

Commercial Street Boardwalk: Building a neighborhood coalition

By Reinette Senum Just over three years ago, frustrated and angry merchants and residents filled the Nevada City City Council chambers to demand that the city do something about all the people and dogs strewn across lower Commercial Street sidewalks, intimidating visitors and blocking customers from entering businesses, and ultimately causing loss of business. Soon...

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BriarPatch’s February cooking classes

BriarPatch’s February cooking classes

Give the gift of good food this February to someone you love with a cooking class, and since you’re just as important, make sure to sign up for a class or two yourself. Learn enticing recipes and discover aphrodisiac super-foods to make this Valentine’s Day special with “Aphrodisiac Foods.” Mielle Rose will teach the class...

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Sierra FoodWineArt launches m.SierraCulture.com during Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show

Sierra FoodWineArt launches m.SierraCulture.com during Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show

Sierra FoodWineArt magazine is launching a new mobile website geared for travelers during the Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center this weekend. The show — one of the largest of its kind — is drawing 15,000 visitors this weekend, including speakers such as travel legend Rick Steves and...



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