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Latkes for Hanukkah in Grass Valley (video)

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Our family enjoys cultural adventures, so we celebrated Hanukkah while cooking and eating Latkes at Tess’ Kitchen Store in downtown Grass Valley. Saturday was the first night of Hanukkah. Downtown Grass Valley was all aglow, decked out with holiday lights, colorful window displays and the sound of...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Walnut Room at Marshall Field’s in Chicago

America has lots of cool holiday traditions. One of my favorites has been lunch in the Walnut Room of Marshall Field’s on State Street in Chicago (a city where I have lived and visited good friends since college). The Walnut Room has been a Chicago tradition since 1907. It is the first restaurant ever...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Rough & Ready fundraiser breakfast to fix a “hole in the road”

The Sierra Foothills have a range of food and entertainment, including the home-grown kind! This morning we’re going to the Fruit Jar Pickers’ monthly breakfast in Rough and Ready: “Proceeds from the monthly fundraiser breakfast at the Rough and Ready Grange Hall will go toward the hole in the road.” Meals include cooked-to-order eggs,...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Nevada City Soapbox Derby set for June 22, 2013 — but needs an open public discussion

Nevada City Soapbox Derby set for June 22, 2013 — but needs an open public discussion

Rich Bodine, an organizer of the Nevada City Soapbox Derby, is seeking permission to close Nimrod Street in Nevada City from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on June 22, 2013, to hold the event again. The Nevada City Council will consider the item at Wednesday’s meeting. His application lists anticipated crowd size of “1,500 to 5,000″...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Jason Foyer to be named Grass Valley’s Vice Mayor on Tuesday

You read it here first. Oh, the Mayor will be Dan Miller (again). 5. New Council Member Installation – Jan Arbuckle, Lisa Swarthout and Howard Levine RECOMMENDATION: The City Clerk will administer the oath of office to the three new Council members for four year terms commencing December 11, 2012 through December 13, 2016...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Scoop: Harmony Ridge Market expanding to downtown Nevada City

Scoop: Harmony Ridge Market expanding to downtown Nevada City

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: The Harmony Ridge Market, five miles out of Nevada City on Hwy. 20, is expanding into the former location of the Nevada City Marketplace, the market has confirmed. An opening is planned for January. There will be fresh sandwiches, baked goods, produce, natural grocery goods and more....

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Scoop: Harmony Ridge Market expanding to downtown Nevada City

Scoop: Harmony Ridge Market expanding to downtown Nevada City

The Harmony Ridge Market, five miles out of Nevada City on Hwy. 20, is expanding into the former location of the Nevada City Marketplace, the market has confirmed. An opening is planned for January. There will be fresh sandwiches, baked goods, produce, natural grocery goods and more. A menu of their sandwiches from the Hwy....

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SYRCL Tells County Planners that Proposed San Juan Mine May Pose Threat to Watershed

Dec 7, 2012

December 7, 2012 - On Wednesday, Nevada County planners heard from hundreds of community members who packed the Board of Supervisors chambers to formally comment on the proposed re-opening of the San Juan Ridge Mine as part of the Environmental Impact ...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Swift Communications (The Union’s owner) mulls more cutbacks at Tahoe-area operations

Swift Communications (The Union’s owner) mulls more cutbacks at Tahoe-area operations

Nevada-based Swift Communications (which owns The Union) is again contemplating cutbacks at its Tahoe-area publications, Sierra Foothills Report has learned. Swift publishes the Sierra Sun in Truckee, the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza and the Tahoe Daily Tribune, as well as a Lake Tahoe entertainment guide called Action. They face mounting competition and high-cost issues...

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