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Roseville-based USA Properties Fund begins construction on affordable senior community in Aliso Viejo, groundbreaking celebration Aug. 4

ALISO VIEJO – USA Properties Fund Inc., one of the largest affordable community developer-owner-managers in the West, in partnership with Foundation for Affordable Housing, a Laguna Beach-based nonprofit organization, will begin construction on a much-needed affordable senior community in Aliso Viejo, a city in southern Orange County. The partnership recently acquired the four-acre parcel...

Placer County Online
DESIGN & PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAMS SELECTED TO BUILD WORLD-CLASS SPORTS FIELDS IN PLACER COUNTY

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Placer Valley Sports Complex, Inc. has reached its first major milestone in the building and development of its brand new, state-of-the-art Regional Sports Complex in Roseville. Today the organization announced the hiring of LPA Inc. to design the complex and Griffin Structures and Coastal Partners, LLC to serve as co-project and...

Placer County Online
Hot Pink Fun Run benefits Placer Breast Cancer Foundation

The Placer Breast Cancer Foundation is hosting the eighth annual Hot Pink Fun Run event. This family-friendly fun run/walk will be held Sunday morning, Sept. 27 in Downtown Roseville. All proceeds from the Hot Pink Fun Run will benefit the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation. The group is comprised of breast cancer survivors and community...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Water-wise landscaping in the Sierra Foothills

Water-wise landscaping in the Sierra Foothills

AN ABUNDANCE OF LAKES, RIVERS, streams and ponds have defined our region’s geography and culture for generations. This also is reflected in the landscaping and design around our homes and businesses: lush lawns, water features, water-loving trees and shrubs. But a prolonged drought is forcing us to rethink our commercial and residential landscapes, often the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Placer and Nevada County CA ranked tops in nation for recreation

Placer and Nevada County CA ranked tops in nation for recreation

WHETHER IT’S BIKING, HIKING, camping, swimming or picnicking, Placer and Nevada Counties are ranked among America’s 50 best counties for outdoor activities, according to a new survey. Placer County ranked #36, Nevada County ranked #47 and El Dorado ranked #49 in the nation, according to Niche, which runs a popular ranking and review site. The...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Lakes that survived the drought: Tahoe, Rollins, Donner and Scotts Flat

Lakes that survived the drought: Tahoe, Rollins, Donner and Scotts Flat

SURE, CALIFORNIA HAS A drought, which is impacting recreation on some of its most popular rivers, lakes and reservoirs. But with trillions of gallons of water, Lake Tahoe — the nation’s second deepest lake — is poised to welcome water enthusiasts from all over this summer. The same goes for most other lakes in our...

Placer County Online
Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk August 30 in Rocklin

The second annual Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk will take place Sunday, Aug. 30 at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. The event includes a free 1/8th mile Kids Fun Run, along with the 5K Run/Walk. Last year’s event drew 324 participants and raised more than $1,500 for local rescue groups. The goal for this year is...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Nevada County CA’s booming arts and culture scene

Nevada County CA’s booming arts and culture scene

CALIFORNIA IS WORLD RENOWNED FOR ITS arts and culture — from Hollywood, the Getty Museum and Walt Disney Concert Hall in the south to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall, the Mondavi Center and Crocker Art Museum in the north. Our region, though smaller than a big city on the coast, is gaining more visibility as...

Placer County Online
Sacramento Needs to Address Its Lack of Technical Training

By Roger Speer As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. The hardest segment of the workforce to replace has been the skilled trades, due to a shortage caused by the exodus of highly-skilled baby boomers...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Nevada County Fairgrounds a command post for Lowell Fire

Jul 26, 2015
Nevada County Fairgrounds a command post for Lowell Fire

Due to the Lowell Fire, now burning in Nevada and Placer counties, Cal Fire and assisting agencies have set up a command post and fire camp at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. In emergencies, our magazine has observed how our foothill fairgrounds provide emergency shelter to travelers and locals — as we noted in the case...

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