Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine The publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt is Jeff Pelline, whose award winning 30-year journalism career includes editing and management positions at the San Francisco Chronicle, CNET (since sold to CBS for $2 billion) and The Union in Grass Valley. Jeff's work also has been published in the New York Times, Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune. When Jeff was Editor of CNET News, the publication won a prestigious National Magazine Award.

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America’s Cup TV and public host speaks to Tahoe Yacht Club

America’s Cup TV and public host speaks to Tahoe Yacht Club

The cover of our summer issue is the iconic Thunderbird speedboat, which is returning to Lake Tahoe this summer after a hiatus. The photo is by Steve Lapkin, whose powerboat and sailboat images are featured in national publications including Sailing World and Yachting. Steve’s portfolio features imagery of the classic wooden speedboats of Lake...

Zip, coast and fly this summer at Heavenly Mountain Resort

Zip, coast and fly this summer at Heavenly Mountain Resort

Zip, coast, fly: how will you discover Heavenly Mountain Resort? With ropes courses, zip lines, and an alpine coaster, the options are endless at Epic Discovery, the ultimate playground. •Ridge rider mountain coaster: Fly through the forest and around boulders while taking in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. Experience the thrill of this gravity-propelled mountain...

Two-story, 10,000-square-foot Grass Valley Brewery is in the works

Two-story, 10,000-square-foot Grass Valley Brewery is in the works

Grass Valley Brewery — a 10,000 square-foot, two-story brewery, including a restaurant and bar with a beer garden — is being proposed in Grass Valley, our magazine has learned. The project site — east of downtown Grass Valley — is located between Idaho Maryland Road and Whispering Pines Way, on the west side of Brunswick...

Ol’ Republic celebrates State Fair “best of show” award at State Capitol

Ol’ Republic celebrates State Fair “best of show” award at State Capitol

Owners-brewers Jim Harte and Simon Olney of ol’ Republic Brewery in Nevada City celebrate their “best of show” honor at the State Capitol this week. In Fall 2014, we featured the brewery on the cover of our magazine, writing, “The most exciting emerging ‘ale tale’ for a single local brewery probably goes to ol’ Republic...

Popular Squeeze Inn burger joint planned for Penn Valley

Popular Squeeze Inn burger joint planned for Penn Valley

The Squeeze Inn restaurant, a Sacramento institution known for its juicy burgers with a generous skirt of cheese, plans to open a branch in Penn Valley and expand further into the Sierra Foothills, our magazine has learned. The restaurants are individually owned or franchises, and this marks the continued growth of the Squeeze Inn...

Nevada County Narrow Guage Railroad Museum launches rail bus excursions in Nevada City

Nevada County Narrow Guage Railroad Museum launches rail bus excursions in Nevada City

The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum is launching regularly scheduled rail bus excursions each Saturday until October 29. Passengers may board at either the NCNGRR Museum or the Northern Queen Inn in Nevada City. The 35 minute round-trip travels along Gold Run Creek past the Inn Town Campground and parallels a portion...

National Geographic and Facebook plan first presidential virtual reality video for August, featuring Obama in Yosemite

National Geographic and Facebook plan first presidential virtual reality video for August, featuring Obama in Yosemite

“President Obama will become the first sitting President to participate in a virtual reality video experience,” the White House press pool reported this weekend. “The virtual reality video will feature the President’s visit to Yosemite and include a conversation with Don Neubacher, Superintendent of Yosemite. “The virtual reality film, shot by National Geographic, Facebook and...

Acclaimed poet Gary Snyder and artist Tom Killion will headline Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 2017

Acclaimed poet Gary Snyder and artist Tom Killion will headline Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 2017

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival announced Friday that Gary Snyder and Tom Killion will be among the headliners at the 15th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, happening January 12-16, 2017. Gary Snyder, a Pulitzer prize-winning poet, essayist, lecturer and environmental activist, has made huge contributions to the environmental movement through his...

California Bluegrass Association’s Fathers Day festival is June 16-19 in Grass Valley

California Bluegrass Association’s Fathers Day festival is June 16-19 in Grass Valley

THE CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION presents its 41st Annual Fathers Day Festival June 16-19 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. With a lineup of top touring national bands and five of California’s best Bluegrass and old-time music groups, the festival offers four days of entertainment on three stages, plus nonstop jam sessions by music-playing...

A world-renowned Chinese acrobatics troupe is visiting Grass Valley, thanks to The Center for the Arts

A world-renowned Chinese acrobatics troupe is visiting Grass Valley, thanks to The Center for the Arts

Nowhere is our region’s thriving arts scene more apparent than at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. The cover of our current issue is California WorldFest, which The Center is now managing. The festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The headliners at WorldFest on July 14-17 include Boz Scaggs and talented...

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