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The Summit Canyon Trail is rich with history

The Summit Canyon Trail is rich with history

The Summit Canyon Trail begins near the west end of Donner Lake and ends at Donner Summit. The trail meanders through 260 acres that was purchased last year by the Truckee Donner Land Trust, in partnership with California State Parks. The hike...

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Sacramento Magazine
Sacramento’s Second Annual Vegan Chef Challenge

Sacramento’s Second Annual Vegan Chef Challenge

Sacramento’s Second Annual Vegan Chef Challenge By Elena M. Macaluso I can tell you from personal experience that food does not have to have meat or have anything to do with animals to taste good. Don’t believe me? Decide for yourself when dining at a handful of participating restaurants now through the end of...

Sacramento Magazine
Running Dead: 5k Zombie Mud Run


See The Sacramento River ... By Car
Liberal Avenue, Tehama County

Liberal Avenue, Tehama County

NorthboundIn honor of the current political season, I felt obligated to post a snapshot I took on one of my drives to the river.The locale is in Tehama County, a rural county near the north end of the Sacramento Valley. Like a lot of rural areas in Cal...

Sacramento Magazine
Piano Concert at the Governor’s Mansion

Piano Concert at the Governor’s Mansion

Piano Concert at the Governor’s Mansion By Elena M. Macaluso Usher in the week on a good note this Sunday by enjoying the music of concert pianist Tanya Vegvary Plescia, founder of the Sacramento Piano Conservatory and former Sacramento State piano teacher. Plescia will perform music by James Hewitt, Alexander Reinagle and Mozart at...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Winterizing your power boat

Winterizing your power boat

  If you want to protect your investment, you need to perform some preventive maintenance at the close of the season. The following tips are universal, but your owners manual should provide unique advice. Inboard engines: Run the engine a...

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Glocal Girl
Staying fit on the road

Oct 16, 2012
Staying fit on the road

Lately I've been living out of a suitcase. Life has been crazy, both at home and at work, which has equalled a lot of travel.  I got a new job (in the same company!) and with everything going on with my mom I tried to see her as much as a transatl...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Martis Valley bike trail meeting this week in Truckee

Martis Valley bike trail meeting this week in Truckee

Martis Valley route. (click to enlarge) The proposed new Martis Valley bike trail will be discussed and reviewed October 17, at 5:30pm, at the Truckee Town Hall (10183 Truckee Airport Road). The final Environmental Impact Report is now compete...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Sled Dog racing returns to Tahoe-Truckee

Sled Dog racing returns to Tahoe-Truckee

March 2-3, 2013   Sugar Bowl Resort will host sled dog races this winter. The race will be staged by the Sierra Nevada Dog Drivers, a group of mushers that promote the sport of “driving dogs”. The race will start in Soda Springs, wi...

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Budget Travel Adventures
The University Motel – comfort and compassion at the University of Washington

The University Motel – comfort and compassion at the University of Washington

Taking the train from the airport to downtown, the Fall leaves decorated the Seattle skyline like ornaments on a Christmas tree.  It was early November and I was excited.  Even though I love Fall, I wasn’t here for the colorful panorama of Seattle’s Fall foliage. This weekend kicked off the first stop in the...

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