Placer County

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Christmas trees in Auburn, Nevada City, Truckee and Yosemite

Christmas trees in Auburn, Nevada City, Truckee and Yosemite

We collected photos of Christmas trees from throughout the region for you to see. They are all beautiful, in wonderful and historic settings. •Downtown Auburn’s Central Square (from Mary West on Facebook): •Robinson Plaza in historic downtown Nevada City, with lit-up Pelton Wheel: BELOW •Blanketed in snow in historic Truckee: •Yosemite National Park Visitor’s Center: •A video of Cornish Christmas...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Artisan Cheese Soup

Artisan Cheese Soup

On a cold day, you can’t go wrong with a fresh loaf of bread and this flavorful and rich soup. Here’s a recipe submitted by Straus Family Creamery. Our favorite artisan cheese shops in the foothills and Truckee-Tahoe include Dedrick’s Cheese in Placerville (and in their “satellite stores” at the Pour House in Truckee, Obexer’s...

FOX40
Street in Roseville Really into Holiday Spirit

Dec 9, 2013

Howard Coyle shows us the sights of Twinwood Loop in Roseville, where people get really into the holidays.


Placer County Online
Roseville Fire Department collects Toys for Tots

The Roseville Fire Department’s annual toy drive to benefit the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots program has begun and continues through December. Residents and community members are encouraged to drop off new, unwrapped toys at one of Roseville’s 8 fire stations. Roseville Fire Stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, donors are asked to drop...

Placer County Online
City Offices Closed for Holiday Furlough Days

Rocklin public offices will be closed from December 25, 2013 through January 1, 2014, as the City conducts its 17th annual holiday furlough. Emergency services will continue to be provided at full staffing levels, however routine services will not be available during this period. Traditionally,  the  number  of  routine  calls  handled  by  the  City  between ...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Placer wineries’ 4th annual Holidays in the Hills is December 14-15

Placer wineries’ 4th annual Holidays in the Hills is December 14-15

Experience collaborative open-house style wine tours hosted by the Placer County Vintners Association and the Placer County Wine Trail members. Meet winemakers, wine grape growers and other wine enthusiasts while tasting award-winning artisan wines in the down-to- earth atmosphere of the Sierra Foothills. Admission is Free with Toy Donation: Start your tour at any participating winery....

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
New video: This year’s Festival of Lights Parade in Auburn

New video: This year’s Festival of Lights Parade in Auburn

Editor’s note: Thanks to Mary West of KAHI radio in Auburn for this video of the Festival of Lights Parade from this weekend. The parade is an annual tradition drawing residents and visitors alike. (Photo: Mary West)

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
New snow: Winter wonderland for skiers, riders, sledders and sightseers

New snow: Winter wonderland for skiers, riders, sledders and sightseers

About 1 1/2 to 2 feet of new snow blanketed Truckee-Tahoe ski resorts on Friday, creating the best skiing conditions of the season and a winter wonderland. Resorts that reported major snowfall included, Boreal, Sugar Bowl (opening today with powder conditions), Northstar California, Squaw (Squaw Creek lift is expected to open today), Heavenly, Kirkwood, Sierra...

Placer County Online
Utility Exploration Center to Host Smithsonian Earth from Space Exhibition

Beginning January 7, people throughout the greater Roseville region will be able to experience a Smithsonian exhibition in their own neighborhood. Earth from Space is a temporary exhibit on view through April 26 at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, located at 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. The free poster version of the popular exhibition is provided by the Smithsonian Institution...

Placer County Online
Roseville named one of top tech cities in U.S.

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2013. This marks the third time in four years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories



Newest Partners