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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Our region’s “Beer Barons” show local craft beer boom

Our region’s “Beer Barons” show local craft beer boom

From the Summer issue of SierraFoodWineArt magazine: From the Gold Rush to Prohibition, our region was the West Coast beer capital. With easy access to mountain spring water, locally grown hops and barley, and refrigerated rail cars for shipping, it’s … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
When abroad, it’s hard stay informed with The Union and its curmudgeon columnist

When abroad, it’s hard stay informed with The Union and its curmudgeon columnist

Our towns have outgrown The Union, as I’ve written before. When out of town, it’s easier to keep up with the local news reading Facebook, SacBee, YubaNet, Moonshine Ink and others. I was astounded to read this column by George … Continue reading

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Our region’s “Beer Barons” show craft brew boom

Our region’s “Beer Barons” show craft brew boom

FROM THE GOLD RUSH TO PROHIBITION, OUR REGION WAS THE WEST COAST BEER CAPITAL. With easy access to mountain spring water, locally grown hops and barley, and refrigerated rail cars for shipping, it’s easy to see how Sacramento once was home to the largest brewery west of the Mississippi. Now craft beer is booming in...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Rome: Selfies in the Sistine Chapel

Rome: Selfies in the Sistine Chapel

ROMA – We are thoroughly enjoying our Roman holiday, walking the neighborhoods, sampling the food and wine, and enjoying the arts & culture scene. Our hotel, a gem called the Majestic, is on a tree-lined street of cafes, restaurants, book … Continue reading

YubaNet.com
Nevada County chief probation officer appointed to California Board of State and Community Corrections by Gov. Brown

Jul 26, 2014

July 26, 2014 - Michael Ertola, 52, of Auburn, has been appointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Ertola has been chief probation officer since 2012 and probation program manager since 2001 at the Nevada County Probation Dep...

YubaNet.com
Wildfire Smoke Warning: Sand Incident Air Quality Advisory

Jul 26, 2014

Sutter Creek, CA July 26, 2014 - Some areas of Amador and El Dorado counties are experiencing heavy smoke due to the Sand Incident fire. Amador County Public Health advises community members that air quality may be unsafe for those with sensitive medical conditions. Residents with chronic health conditions, young children, pregnant women and...

YubaNet.com
Above normal temperatures and smoke this weekend

Jul 26, 2014
Above normal temperatures and smoke this weekend

Editor's Note: Real-time updates on the Sand Fire are posted in our Fire News section. ...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Three Forks Bakery & Brewing “breaks bread” with Joan Baez

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing “breaks bread” with Joan Baez

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: We are excited about the opening of Three Forks Bakery & Brewing in Nevada City. It is featured in our summer issue. We also write about the owners, David Cowie and Shana Maziarz, … Continue reading

YubaNet.com
Sierra College STEM Collaborative Releases Literature Review – Should Art Be Added to STEM?

Jul 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 - To gain insight on how educators can better prepare students for advanced manufacturing and STEM careers, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Collaborative engaged Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. to conduct a literature review on the value of adding the arts to STEM, making it STEAM. The resulting white...

YubaNet.com
Triple digits coming to a shadow near you

Jul 25, 2014
Triple digits coming to a shadow near you

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