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Sierra College STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical Thinking

Apr 16, 2014

ROCKLIN, CA, April 15, 2014 - On April 4, at the final session of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative ACTivATE nine-month professional development program on teaching applied critical thinking, Sierra College and high school instructors reported that their students are better prepared for employment because critical thinking has been explicitly incorporated into classroom instruction.

With...

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More Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today

Apr 16, 2014
More Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today

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Placer County’s credit rating upgraded

Apr 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 - Placer County earned a significant savings and a higher credit rating recently when it refinanced municipal bonds originally issued to help finance construction of buildings in North Auburn and Roseville.

"This is great news for Placer County and its residents," Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Duran said. "A credit...

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Breezy northerly winds with above normal temperatures today

Apr 16, 2014
Breezy northerly winds with above normal temperatures today

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BLM Called Upon to Protect Range and Federally-Protected Wild Horses: Remove All Livestock During Extreme Drought

Apr 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 15, 2014 - Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, and its founding organization, Return to Freedom, responded strongly to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recommendation that the agency focus on range damage caused by wild horses instead of...

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Celebrate Fourth Annual California Native Plant Week Exploring Inyo National Forest

Apr 16, 2014

BISHOP, Calif., Apr 15, 2014 – Come celebrate the Fourth Annual Native Plant Week learning about the diversity of wildflowers on the Inyo National Forest.

Wildflowers are blooming in the Owens Valley and will continue through the upcoming months with the flower bloom slowly marching uphill as the season progresses.

The Wildflower Hot Spots of the...

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U.S. Forest Service Finalizes Policy to Promote Year-Round Recreation on Ski Areas

Apr 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 - The U.S. Forest Service finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities...

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Fresh, local lamb for Easter, with Narsai David’s marinade

Fresh, local lamb for Easter, with Narsai David’s marinade

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Easter is a time to enjoy fresh, local lamb. Ours is from Sinclair Family Farm in Penryn or the James Ranch in Penn Valley. One of our favorite marinades comes from Narsai David, … Continue reading

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Narsai’s marinade with fresh, local lamb from the Sierra Foothills

Narsai’s marinade with fresh, local lamb from the Sierra Foothills

Editor’s note: Easter is a time to enjoy fresh, local lamb. Ours is from Sinclair Family Farms in Penryn or the James Ranch in Penn Valley. One of our favorite marinades comes from Narsai David, who ran a restaurant in in the small Easy Bay Area of Kensington when I was in college at...

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RSVP Volunteer Opportunities

Apr 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 - Everyone is invited to share their time and talents with Nevada County non-profits, public agencies, and schools. Over 75 local agencies need your help. View more volunteer opportunities at www.volunteernevadacounty.org. Here is a sampling of what is available:

Participants Needed for 'Stay Well at Home'

If you are 75 years...