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William Jessup University Hires Shasta Millhollin-Bossom as New Volleyball Coach

ROCKLIN, Calif. – William Jessup University announced today that Shasta Millhollin-Bossom will be its new women’s volleyball coach. Millhollin-Bossom brings a great balance of coaching and playing experience to the Warriors. She possesses a rich coaching history with some of the most elite high school, club and college teams throughout Arizona and California. “Shasta is a great...

Placer County Online
William Jessup University Hires Emilie Blate as New Women’s Basketball coach

Following a national search, William Jessup University hired a local product, today naming former Del Oro High School standout Emilie Blate as the new women’s basketball head coach. Blate will be coming to William Jessup from Oregon State University, where she worked under Scott Ruek, the 2015 Pac-12 Coach of the Year. While at...

Placer County Online
Roseville Man Arrested, Charged with Burglary

Tuesday afternoon, Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Roseville man who is suspected of stealing items from occupied homes, cars, and boats throughout southwestern Placer County over the past month. Brock Anthony Kent, 22, first came to the attention of a deputy who was patrolling at 4 a.m. Monday in Granite Bay. Kent saw the deputy and pulled...

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Sacramento State Courses Offered This Fall at Sierra College

Rocklin, CA – Sierra College announced today that Sacramento State will begin offering classes on the Sierra College campus in Rocklin this fall. The university will offer five upper-division courses at Sierra’s Rocklin campus as part of a growing partnership between Sierra College and Sacramento State. The two institutions are already working together on...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Sierra Foothills’ craft breweries draw locals and taproom tourists

Sierra Foothills’ craft breweries draw locals and taproom tourists

DESPITE THE “ZOMBIE economy” in 2011, three craft breweries launched within months of each other: Berryessa Brewing Co. in Winters, Loomis Basin Brewing Co. and ol’ Republic Brewery in Nevada City. Now they are experiencing major growth spurts, epitomizing the boom in craft beer. OL’ REPUBLIC BREWERY is nearly doubling its space for the second time...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Farmers Markets flourishing in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee

Farmers Markets flourishing in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee

OUR AREA OFFERS AN ABUNDANCE OF fresh, local produce from dozens of small farms around Nevada City, Grass Valley, Auburn, Loomis and Newcastle. Truckee is served by some in Plumas County, such as Sierra Valley Farms, as well as ones in the foothills. The fresh, local fruits and vegetables, meats, poultry and eggs are sold...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Chef’s Notes: The Farm Table, Wheyward Girl Creamery

Chef’s Notes: The Farm Table, Wheyward Girl Creamery

THE FARM TABLE The Farm Table is Placerville’s new restaurant and market. It uses the best local and seasonal ingredients and offers gluten-free and vegetarian options. The restaurant offers house-made specialty meats, pickled seasonal vegetables, preserves and condiments, local and imported craft beer and wine, and gourmet gifts and souvenirs. The restaurant’s owners are Zach and Kara...

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Rocklin Offers Free Shredding Event to Prevent Identity Theft

ROCKLIN — Identity thieves often “dumpster dive” or dig through garbage to find personal information they can use to make phony checks or apply for credit. The National Crime Prevention Council recommends shredding all financial documents, billing statements, pre-approved credit card offers and any other papers containing personal information and identification numbers before discarding...

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Farmhaus Fresh in Granite Bay

May 21, 2015
Farmhaus Fresh in Granite Bay

Set back along the busy thoroughfare that is Folsom-Auburn Road is Farmhaus, a gem of a restaurant with a delicious menu, farm-to-fork appeal, a nice wine list and a relaxing patio. You might just miss it if you aren’t looking carefully. I should know, since I’ve passed it a number of times thinking, That...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
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,...

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