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Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

NAGGIAR VINEYARDS Naggiar is offering fully guided tours of its vineyard and winery in a new electric shuttle on weekends. SIERRA STARR’S GOLD MEDALS The winery has won double-gold or gold medals for most of the wines it has entered in tasting competitions this year. Sierra Starr won a double-gold for its 2012 Cabernet Franc at the...

Placer County Online
Warwick in California’s first senior academic appointment announced – Professor Seán Hand becomes Dean of its Graduate School

Today, Monday 18th July 2016, the University of Warwick announced the very first senior academic appointment to its “Warwick in California” partnership in Placer County California. Professor Seán Hand has been appointed as Dean of the Warwick in California Graduate School and he will move to California in due course to take up that...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Here’s a sampling of food and wine festivals in our region this summer: SIERRA VINTNERS SUMMER REGIONAL WINE TRAIL JULY 16 & SEPT. 24 A premier wine tasting experience from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on scenic backroads in Nevada and Placer Counties. The trail includes wineries that are relatively near one another, reducing the driving time. The...

Placer County Online
University of Warwick updates Placer County Board of Supervisors on plans for California campus

Economic Study Finds Campus Will Have a Nearly $600 Million Annual Economic Impact on Region Joint release of University of Warwick and Placer County The University of Warwick today updated Placer County officials as the U.K.-based institution moves forward with plans for a campus in Placer County and unveiled a study that estimates the...

Placer County Online
Placer County Planning Commission recommends against Martis Valley West Project

The Placer County Planning Commission has voted to recommend denial of the Martis Valley West Parcel Specific Plan and the certification of the project environmental impact report. The project now goes to the board of supervisors. The vote came during a continuation today of the commission’s June 9 meeting to consider the project. After...

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Pet adoptions just $20 at Placer County’s Auburn shelter July 5 – 18

The “Dog Days of Summer” are going-on at Placer County’s animal shelter in North Auburn. Facing a spring surplus of wagging tails, the county’s animal services center will lower adoption fees from July 5 – 18. Dog adoptions  – normally $118 plus a $20 licensing fee – are just $20 (plus the $20 licensing...

Placer County Online
Fireworks are Prohibited in Unincorporated Areas of Placer County

Placer County officials are reminding residents and visitors that fireworks of all sizes and types are illegal in unincorporated areas of the county. “Extreme drought conditions make the fire dangers extremely high this year, and we want to remind all citizens that fireworks are a common cause of summer fires,” said Program Manager John...

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Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

Jun 30, 2016
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

OK ladies! Grab your girlfriends and “party like a mother”! The movie Bad Moms opens at Studio Movie Grill on July 28th, and they are hosting the ultimate playdate for all moms throughout the run of the movie. Here’s the deal and there are two price levels:  1. Get together a group of 10...

Placer County Online
Trailhead Fire sparks air quality advisory for Placer County

The Placer County Department of Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of poor air quality conditions primarily due to smoke from the Trailhead Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties. The joint air quality advisory is in effect from June...

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