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Our region’s counties and towns named among America’s best in new analysis

Our region’s counties and towns named among America’s best in new analysis

Nevada and Placer Counties are ranked among America’s 50 best counties for outdoor activities in America, according to a new analysis by Niche.com. Placer County ranked #36, Nevada County ranked #47 and El Dorado ranked #49 in the nation, according to Pittsburgh-based Niche, which runs a ranking and review site. The methodology for the rankings,...

Placer County Online
Rocklin Man Arrested, Charged With Killing Father

AUBURN — The man who was killed at his rural Newcastle home Thursday morning has been identified by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino, 58. His son, Robert Carlo Yandolino, 25, of Rocklin, was arrested for his murder. The Sheriff’s Office received a call at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, stating that there had...

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Racers depart Nevada City on the Amgen Tour of California (video)

Cavendish wins Stage 2 from Nevada City to Lodi Our lifestyle magazine has a keen interest in the Amgen Tour of California, because it is like a virtual postcard for California, including our region. Now in its 10th year, the race has come to the Sierra Foothills, Auburn, Nevada City, Grass Valley, Truckee and Lake...

Placer County Online
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...

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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...

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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...

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