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Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Recent accolades that make our region a world-class destination: Cool Small Towns Nevada City was just named the sixth coolest small town in America in Budget Travel’s 9th annual America’s Coolest Small Town contest. “Residents value the Gold Country town for its music and art scene, food and proximity to some of California’s amazing rivers, lakes...

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Tahoe Trips and Trails offers summer adventures

Tahoe Trips and Trails offers summer adventures

Panoramic vistas and the opportunity to climb 1,500 feet in elevation over a short distance are the biggest draws for adventure seekers from as close by as the San Francisco Bay Area and as far away as New York and Europe. Active adults who have a zest for adventure are looking for outdoor adventure...

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Fresh food teams in the Sierra Foothills

Fresh food teams in the Sierra Foothills

“FROM OUR COUNTY TO YOUR TABLE” is the theme of the California State Fair in July. It is well suited to our region, where chefs specialize in using fresh, local ingredients, including fruits and veggies, meats and poultry, and grains. Examples include Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City; Newcastle Produce; Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli...

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Stella restaurant in Truckee features a “Culinary Tour de France” on April 12, May 10 and June 14

Stella restaurant in Truckee features a “Culinary Tour de France” on April 12, May 10 and June 14

TRUCKEE IS KNOWN FOR ITS year-round outdoor activities. But it also is becoming a popular foodie destination, with menus that hold their own in any food-obsessed city. Restaurant Trokay received a four-star review in the Sacramento Bee. More modest restaurants have recently opened, such as Marg’s Taco Bistro, Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market and...

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Worth getting off the interstate: restaurants along I-80

Worth getting off the interstate: restaurants along I-80

TRAVELERS ALONG I-80 NEEDN’T SETTLE FOR fast food on their way to the Sierra and back. Some of the region’s best eateries are just off the highway. CAFÉ ZORRO This restaurant, just off I-80 at Loomis, is a longtime local favorite and worth a stop. Its menu features seasonal fare such as fish, chicken, meat, salads...

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Truckee Dream Home

Truckee Dream Home

THE HGTV DREAM HOME IS HOME & Garden Television’s annual project house and sweepstakes, held since 1996. Past locations have included towns in Florida, New Mexico and Colorado. The 2014 Dream Home is in Truckee, a coup for the Sierra mountain town. The 3,200-sq.-ft. home is in Schaffer’s Mill, set in the Martis Valley between...

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Tahoe Trips and Trails announces new speaker series, guided treks for summer

Tahoe Trips and Trails announces new speaker series, guided treks for summer

“How do you Tahoe?” asks Patty Baird, owner of Tahoe Trips and Trails, the outdoor adventure company based out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel. The question — part challenge, part tongue in cheek and all inspiring — is asked with a smile. Tahoe Trips and Trails’ “#HowDoYouTahoe” campaign includes on-site inspirational speakers beginning on...

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Plane crash near Truckee leaves one deceased, the other critically injured

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on March 3, 2014 at 11:00 am they received information from the Oakland Air Traffic Control Center of a possible plane crash approximately 3-4 miles south by south east of the Truckee Airport. Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies, Truckee Police Department, Truckee Fire Department, North Tahoe Fire, California...

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Dine at your local restaurants on Valentine’s Day weekend

Dine at your local restaurants on Valentine’s Day weekend

Our Winter 2014 issue is a special edition on “fresh and locally owned,” and Valentine’s Day is a time to honor our restaurants, along with our “sweethearts.” It’s a win-win. Our current Dining Guide features: Cafe Zorro in Loomis Diego’s in Grass Valley Goomba’s in Grass Valley Hoover’s Restaurant at the National Hotel in Nevada City Ike’s Quarter Cafe...

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Meet the JAX in Truckee snowboard team

Meet the JAX in Truckee snowboard team

Last week, a group of Tahoe snowboarders and trainers gathered at JAX at the Tracks to chow down on a family style dinner of Caesar salad, mac n’ cheese, and pulled pork sliders, all in celebration of two of their teammates qualifying for the Olympic snowboard slopestyle teams. Karly Shorr, 19, and Ryan Stassel,...



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