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Gold Country Vintage Road: A scenic loop designed with vintage shoppers in mind

Gold Country Vintage Road: A scenic loop designed with vintage shoppers in mind

GOLD COUNTRY VINTAGE ROAD is a scenic loop designed with vintage shoppers in mind. Starting in Auburn, it winds its way through Gold Country, connecting a remarkable collection of shops, featuring up-cycled furniture, quirky accessories, vintage clothing, chalk style paint, hand-crafted jewelry and more—all at a fraction of what you’d pay in the “big city.” A...

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“Cooked”: Exploring culinary experiences in the Sierra Foothills

“Cooked”: Exploring culinary experiences in the Sierra Foothills

AWARD-WINNING FOOD AUTHOR Michael Pollan and Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney are receiving widespread praise for their Netflix documentary Cooked. In Cooked, Pollan explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Each episode examines one of the physical elements used throughout the ages for cooking: fire (barbecue), water (pot cooking), air (bread making), and earth...

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Food & Drink: What’s new in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee

Food & Drink: What’s new in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee

Food & Drink – What’s Up In Our Region: LOOMIS BASIN BREWING CO. OPENING A GASTROPUB The craft brewery plans to open its gastropub and smokehouse this summer. The restaurant is at 3640 Taylor Rd. in downtown Loomis, next to Taylor’s burgers. It expects to offer over 14 beers on tap. The pub and barbecue menu will...

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Pet adoptions 50 percent off at Placer County’s Auburn shelter Oct. 3 – 15

The fall adoption special is happening for the next two weeks at Placer County’s animal shelter in North Auburn. Facing a surplus of wagging tails, the county’s animal services center will reduce cat and dog adoption fees from Oct. 3 – 15. Dog adoptions – normally $121 plus a $20 licensing fee are just...

Placer County Online
Fun new video offers bear safety tips for North Lake Tahoe locals and guests

Sep 29, 2016

The solution is simple: Don’t leave out anything that bears can eat. Still, interactions between humans and bears continue, particularly in the North Lake Tahoe area, which poses a danger to both sides. Educating people how to safely coexist with bears is critical to preventing damage to homes and vehicles and reducing risk to...

Placer County Online
Fun new video offers bear safety tips for North Lake Tahoe locals and guests

Sep 29, 2016

The solution is simple: Don’t leave out anything that bears can eat. Still, interactions between humans and bears continue, particularly in the North Lake Tahoe area, which poses a danger to both sides. Educating people how to safely coexist with bears is critical to preventing damage to homes and vehicles and reducing risk to...

Placer County Online
Three county North Lake Tahoe environmental improvement projects earn ‘Best in Basin’ awards

Placer County continues to be recognized for exemplary environmental efforts at North Lake Tahoe. Two projects have been awarded the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s “Best in the Basin” award for 2015, and another county program was recognized as a partner on another award. Placer’s Department of Public Works and Facilities received awards for its...

Placer County Online
Plan to remove drought and bark beetle affected trees OK’d by supervisors

With an ever-growing number of drought-weakened trees dying from bark beetle infestation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to remove hazardous trees that could damage or destroy county infrastructure. County staff has identified approximately 1,800 trees in need of immediate removal. With an estimate of $1,700 per tree, the total...

Placer County Online
Plan to remove drought and bark beetle affected trees OK’d by supervisors

Sep 27, 2016

With an ever-growing number of drought-weakened trees dying from bark beetle infestation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to remove hazardous trees that could damage or destroy county infrastructure. County staff has identified approximately 1,800 trees in need of immediate removal. With an estimate of $1,700 per tree, the total...

Placer County Online
Free medication take-back at 12 Placer County locations Oct. 22

Sep 27, 2016

A free medication take-back event will take place at 11 locations throughout western Placer County on Saturday, Oct. 22.  Take-back hours have changed from previous events: Gates will open at 9 a.m. and will close at 1 p.m. A take-back event will also be held in Tahoe City, hosted by the Placer County Sheriff’s...

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