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Sierra College’s Natural History Museum named among the nation’s best

Sierra College’s Natural History Museum named among the nation’s best

By BestCollegeReviews.com Our nation is richly blessed with schools that are so much more than just classes and degrees but are hubs of research, art, and education. Here at Best College Reviews we have scoured the nation and found the most vibrant college and university natural history museums that our nation has to offer. One...

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Five Tahoe ski resorts have more than 300 inches of snow

Five Tahoe ski resorts have more than 300 inches of snow

“Last season, not one Tahoe ski resort broke the 300 inch mark all season,” according to Snow Brains. “This year, we have five California ski resorts above 300 inches, and it’s only February.” Sugar Bowl has 361 inches of snow, Boreal has 311.5 inches, Sierra-at-Tahoe has 310 inches, Northstar has 307 inches, and Kirkwood has...

Placer County Online
Ideas are sticking in downtown Roseville’s Glue Factory

Feb 3, 2016

Starting a new business? How’s free office space and mentorship from some of the region’s most successful business leaders sound? That’s just what new startup The Glue Factory is offering. But there’s a catch: you’ve got to pay it forward. Located in downtown Roseville, The Glue Factory is an innovative small business/nonprofit collaboration that...

Placer County Online
Ideas are sticking in downtown Roseville’s Glue Factory

Starting a new business? How’s free office space and mentorship from some of the region’s most successful business leaders sound? That’s just what new startup The Glue Factory is offering. But there’s a catch: you’ve got to pay it forward. Located in downtown Roseville, The Glue Factory is an innovative small business/nonprofit collaboration that...

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Winter storms get South Yuba River roaring back to life (video)

Winter storms get South Yuba River roaring back to life (video)

This weekend’s winter storms got the South Yuba River roaring back to life. A warm, wet storm, which forecasters described as an “atmospheric river,” drenched the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra. Snow fell at higher elevations — near 8,000 feet. The rushing South Yuba River, visible in both Nevada County, CA, and Placer County,...

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In-N-Out Burger coming to Lincoln

In-N-Out Burger coming to Lincoln

The Lincoln Planning Commission this week approved a permit that will clear the way for an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in the Lincoln Crossing Marketplace at the corner of Groveland Lane and Ferrari Ranch Road. In-N-Out is building a new location at a site at 850 Groveland Lane that was a Mimi’s Cafe until it...

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Food Trends: What’s hot for 2016

Food Trends: What’s hot for 2016

LOCAL SOURCING OF PRODUCE, meat and seafood are among the top restaurant trends for 2016, according to the National Restaurant Association’s annual culinary forecast. The survey, focusing on the responses of nearly 1,600 chefs, also identified continued interest in environmental sustainability as a trend. Locally sourced meat and seafood rank at the top of the...

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What’s new in Placer County and Nevada County CA in Winter 2016

What’s new in Placer County and Nevada County CA in Winter 2016

Lake Tahoe Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 4: Friday Night Tubing Tube under the lights this winter at Tahoe Donner Snowplay until 6:30 p.m. TahoeDonner.com March 3-13: North Lake Tahoe SnowFest North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event TahoeSnowFestival.com April 1-3: WinterWonderGrass Festival Music, brews and mountains is the theme for the WinterWonderGrass Tahoe...

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Craft cocktail boom spreads to Foothills and Tahoe-Truckee

Craft cocktail boom spreads to Foothills and Tahoe-Truckee

THE NEW-YORK BASED TELEVISION SHOW Sex and the City helped put craft cocktails on the map in the ’90s when Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Carrie Bradshaw, regularly ordered “Cosmos” with her girlfriends. “The idea that it’s not a date without cocktails was created by Sex and the City,” as Dale DeGroff, America’s foremost mixologist and...

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Craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee

Craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee

Here are some of our favorite spots for martinis and craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee: KANE’S The martini menu with 16 choices. “The Perfect Ten Martini” is Tangueray #10 gin and dry vermouth, shaken and garnished with three olives. “Classic Cosmo-tini” is made with Ketel One Vodka, all-natural triple sec, cran- berry juice...

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