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How about a Ken-doll cake at Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Festival?

Sep 14, 2016
How about a Ken-doll cake at Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Festival?

The local news is getting weird these days.   Take, for example, a story about my neighborhood bakery. How could the beloved Freeport Bakery, the provider of so much sweet pleasure for the residents of Land Park and Curtis Park … Continue reading

Foothill Agrarian
Further Reflections on Non-lethal Predator Protection

Sep 12, 2016
Further Reflections on Non-lethal Predator Protection

Reno at work.From my earlier writing in this space, you may know that we're committed to using non-lethal livestock protection tools in our sheep operation (see Big Dogs, Hot Fences and Fast Sheep - A Few Thoughts on Predators and Sheep-raising&nb...

Davis Vanguard
County Board Will Decide Fate of Field & Pond on Tuesday

Sep 12, 2016
County Board Will Decide Fate of Field & Pond on Tuesday

The County Board of Supervisors will make a final determination on the contentious Field & Pond event facility on Tuesday.  Staff is bringing forward the Planning Commission’s decision not to approve the project as the recommended action, in accordance with county code. The board has the ability to go either way, and staff recommends...

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Foothill Agrarian
The Food Tank Summit: A Part-time Shepherd’s Perspective

Sep 8, 2016
The Food Tank Summit: A Part-time Shepherd’s Perspective

Several friends recently invited me to attend the 1st annual Farm Tank Conference in Sacramento later this month. According to their website:
"This two-day event will feature more than 35 different speakers from the food and agriculture field, interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food, followed...

AutoGlo
Volvo SUV is a complex, invigorating piece of work

Sep 8, 2016
Volvo SUV is a complex, invigorating piece of work

Mark Glover’s AutoGlo reviews of the latest motor vehicle models also can be seen on The Sacramento Bee’s website at www.sacbee.com/news/business/article4005306.html



A similar version of this review first appeared in the August 2016 edition of the Northern & Central California Cruisin’ News published out of Folsom, California – mg


Sacramento, California I know what you’re thinking: How in...

AutoGlo
Porsche Panamera reviewed in latest Cruisin’ News

Sep 6, 2016

Check out my review of the 2016 Porsche Panamera in the latest, September 2016, edition of the Northern & Central California Cruisin’ News, published out of Folsom, California, by John Sweeney and Evonne Sotelo.

The “Hot Laps” reviews, along with my "Oil Drips" observations on anything with wheels, appear monthly in the publication.

To subscribe to the Cruisin’ News, visit 

AutoGlo
GMC Yukon XL Denali is a celebration of bigness

Sep 1, 2016
GMC Yukon XL Denali is a celebration of bigness

A menu of Mark Glover’s AutoGlo car reviews can be seen on the Business page of The Sacramento Bee’s website  www.sacbee.com/news/business/article4005306.html



Sacramento, California – You get a lot of attention driving a 2016 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD sport-utility vehicle.


Fellow drivers and passersby notice its enormous size: a ZIP-code-of-its-own 224 inches long, 80 inches wide and...

Foothill Agrarian
Benchmarks

Aug 31, 2016
Benchmarks

Even though our sheep operation is very small scale, we try to take it seriously as a business.  To me, this is important for a number of reasons.  First, we don't view it as a hobby - the business should cover its expenses, pay us for our ti...

California Rice Commission
Harvest Preparation

Rice harvest will start soon and having equipment ready is a key component.

Foothill Agrarian
Montana Observations

Aug 28, 2016
Montana Observations

Okay - I realize that I'm not the first Californian to say this - not even close.  I want to move to Montana!  I'll also admit that it's not likely to happen in the short term - my oldest daughter would transfer out of Montana State Universit...

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