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Big Sierra snowfall gets Tahoe ski resorts giddy

Big Sierra snowfall gets Tahoe ski resorts giddy

 Fresh snow in Truckee. On Monday morning Tahoe-Truckee residents awoke to several inches of snow on the ground. There were chain requirements over the passes and plows were out working the local streets.  It seemed like winter had arri...

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American Ted Ligety wins World Cup skiing opener

American Ted Ligety wins World Cup skiing opener

The season opener for FIS World Cup skiing took place this weekend in Soelden, Austria. The women's giant slalom was 10/26, and the men's giant slalom was 10/27. First place in the men's division was Ted Ligety from Park City, Utah. This is the thir...

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Warren Miller’s film, "Ticket to Ride" show dates

Warren Miller’s film, "Ticket to Ride" show dates

  Mike Artz photo in Iceland. Ticket to Ride is Warren Miller Entertainment's 64th film with ski/snowboard scenes from around the world. The release date for this year's film was October 11, 2013 in Abravenal Hall in Salt Lake City. Athlete...

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Nordic Skiing Auction/Party this weekend at the Truckee Rec Ctr

Nordic Skiing Auction/Party this weekend at the Truckee Rec Ctr

The Far West Nordic Ski Education Association is hosting their biggest fundraiser for the year at the Truckee Community Recreation Center on October 26th. This is a great opportunity to welcome the coming ski season with good friends, good food, raffle...

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Lake Tahoe area Ski Swaps 2013

Lake Tahoe area Ski Swaps 2013

Crowded swap. October and November is ski swap time. These "swaps" typically have used gear and a bunch of vendors selling new gear from the previous two seasons. Some swaps allow you to sell your gear, so check the swap website for information...

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Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

Placing trout gravel in streambed. Once a year the Truckee River Watershed Council (TRWC) sponsors a day of river, meadow, and wetland restoration. Volunteers are needed to perform various activities like removing invasive plants, removing barbed wi...

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California Capital Airshow this weekend at Mather Airport

California Capital Airshow this weekend at Mather Airport

The California Capital Airshow runs October 5 and 6 from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. There will be a variety of airshow performers throughout the day. Performances include the Royal Canadian jet demonstration team, Red Bull wingsuit skydivers, Indy B...

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Get Ready for PlacerGROWN Week! (and a Giveaway)

Get Ready for PlacerGROWN Week! (and a Giveaway)

Happy October! I hope you've all been able to get outdoors and enjoy some of this wonderful Sacramento sunshine. Yesterday, I attended a blogger luncheon in Penryn at Sinclair Family Farms where I got to learn more about the amazing agricultu...

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A Peek at the 1st Annual Sacramento Farm to Fork Festival

Sep 29, 2013
A Peek at the 1st Annual Sacramento Farm to Fork Festival

The inaugural Farm to Fork Festival was held Saturday from 11am-5pm in downtown Sacramento. Mr.S. and I stopped by to take a gander and were quite impressed by the large community turnout and how organized the festival was. Capitol Mall was c...

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Tough Mudder racing returns to Northstar September 28-29

Tough Mudder obstacle racing is so popular they had to add a second day to handle all the participants. Racing begins at 8:00am on Saturday, with wave starts every 15 minutes until 1:15pm. On Sunday the racing begins at 9:00am and continues with wave s...

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