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Our family enjoyed attending the 50th anniversary celebration of Foothill Flowers in downtown Grass Valley on Friday. Champagne was flowing, proclamations were read, and Marie (AKA, “Grass Valley’s Flower Lady”) looked radiant. We mentioned the anniversary in our magazine’s fall … Continue reading →
IN FALL, YOU CAN SAVOR THE LATE – season fruits and vegetables from farmers markets, including apples, pears, persimmons and pumpkins. The markets are open until Thanksgiving, or year-round, allowing you to create a feast from the local bounty.
Fall also is an ideal time to sign up for a cooking class. The weather is...
BREWBILT: MADE IN NEVADA COUNTY
In 2008, Jef and Erin Lewis launched BrewBilt in Nevada City to fabricate brewery equipment, one of their passions. We wrote about BrewBilt last year, as part of ol’ Republic Brewery’s ongoing expansion. BrewBilt is continuing to grow, opening a new 8,000 sq.-ft. facility. It also built additional tanks for...
THE FRESH, LOCAL FOOD MOVEMENT—from farmers markets to farm-to-fork dining to organic grocers—is becoming a year-round passion in our region. Our fertile soil and water resources are a real asset, along with the know-how of previous generations of farmers in our region, going back to the Gold Rush era.
Sacramento has rebranded itself as a...
Our region is one of the best places in California to view fall foliage, earning it the name “New England of the West.” Here are some suggestions:
HISTORIC HIGHWAY 40
Weather permitting, take an old-fashioned Sunday drive along Old Hwy. 40 from Rocklin to Donner Pass and Truckee instead of Interstate 80. The fall colors are...
The President of the United States visited twice this summer to help preserve and protect the Sierra— from Lake Tahoe to Yosemite. When the President is not around, we can count on local business owners, political leaders and community members to help out. Meet some of them:
Elizabeth and Olof Carmel
Award-winning fine art photographers Elizabeth...
The Nevada City Rancheria and its Foothill Nisenan Tribal members in partnership with Sierra College-Nevada County Campus, CHIRP (California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project), the Nevada County Library, the Nevada County Historical Society and Sierra Streams Institute, invite the public to … Continue reading →
“There is always something happening in Mammoth Lakes,” was the proposed events strategy slogan. No kidding! Keith Davies and his wife, Robin Galvan-Davies, CEO of the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, and former Grass Valley City Administrator Dan Holler … Continue reading →
“A defiant Donald Trump used the high-profile setting of the final presidential debate here Wednesday night to amplify one of the most explosive charges of his candidacy: that if he loses the election, he might consider the results illegitimate because … Continue reading →