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Auburn Library to get new flooring

AUBURN – After 21 years of high traffic use, the flooring in the Auburn branch of the Placer County Library is worn out. With rippled carpeting, torn seams, temporary fixes and numerous soiled areas, it’s time for a change. Next month, the carpeting and linoleum throughout the library will be replaced. To complete the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
SIP multi-winery tasting room in Auburn

Apr 12, 2015
SIP multi-winery tasting room in Auburn

AUBURN HAS BECOME a sought after food and wine destination, thanks to Culinary Institute of America-trained chefs at Carpe Vino and Bootlegger’s, former San Francisco restaurateurs such as Jim Bril of Monkey Cat and award-winning wines, such as Viña Castellano’s Tempranillo. The winery won a prestigious “Best of Class” honor in the San Francisco...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Tasting notes: Nevada City Winery sparkler, Naggiar’s golds and Katoa Cellars startup

Tasting notes: Nevada City Winery sparkler, Naggiar’s golds and Katoa Cellars startup

NEVADA CITY WINERY SPARKLER Sparkling wine is becoming an everyday wine. In the foothills, Sierra Starr Vineyard & Winery, Sierra Knolls Winery and Pilot Peak Winery offer sparkling wines, among others. Now Nevada City Winery has released two sparkling wines: Blanc de Blancs and Brut. The Blanc de Blancs is a Chardonnay sparkling wine with...

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A New Generation of Sandwiches

A New Generation of Sandwiches

AMERICANS EAT AN ESTIMATED 300 million sandwiches every day—on average, about one a day for every person. The Quintessential Grilled Cheese sandwich at Serendipity 3 in New York goes for—get this—$214. It starts off with bread buttered with a white truffle spread. Inside are layers of rare Caciocavallo Podolico cheese with lobster. In Alaska,...

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Craft Beer’s Best Year Ever

Craft Beer’s Best Year Ever

THE CALIFORNIA CRAFT BEER boom is expected to intensify in 2015, with last year recording the strongest growth year ever. “We have seen year after year of strong craft beer growth,” says Tom McCormick, executive director of the California Craft Brewers Association. California recently passed the mark of 500 craft breweries, the highest in the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
What’s new: California Distilled Spirits in Auburn and Pizza Bar in Truckee

What’s new: California Distilled Spirits in Auburn and Pizza Bar in Truckee

LOCAL CRAFT DISTILLING California Distilled Spirits of Auburn, founded last year, is the first distillery to (legally) operate in Placer County since Prohibition. We wrote about the startup in our last issue, pointing out that it is available at Corti Bros. and Taylor’s Market in Sacramento, among other places. In the foothills it is available...

Placer County Online
Internationally renowned ceramic artist comes to Placer County

Since its inception, Placer Community Foundation has worked to increase participation in, and appreciation of, the arts. The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program was established in 2010 through an endowed gift to Placer Community Foundation by Sue D. Cooley, Susan’s mother, and the Sky View Foundation. The program represents a lasting legacy...

Placer County Online
George Runner to host free Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo in Auburn

What: Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner is sponsoring a small business seminar in the Greater Sacramento area. Runner will attend and provide opening remarks welcoming taxpayers. The seminar will address topics such as: Common sales and use tax problems Employee or independent contractor Forms of ownership Recordkeeping The seminar is designed to...

Placer County Online
Grant to Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation provides care for local animals

AUBURN - Eighteen years ago, three women were brought together by their lifelong love and compassion for homeless pets. These tenacious women started Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation (AAARF) with the mission to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home homeless animals and to educate the public about responsible pet guardianship. Today, through the tireless efforts of their numerous volunteers and...

Placer County Online
Sign up for Sheriff’s Office horse camp Ride With Pride

It’s time to sign up for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s annual Ride With Pride, a one-day camp  that pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse partners. Reservations are required and the camp fills up quickly each year. Participants may choose to attend Ride With Pride on one of four days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday,...

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