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Nisenan Heritage Day on November 12 in Grass Valley

Nisenan Heritage Day on November 12 in Grass Valley

BEFORE THE GOLD RUSH AND muddying of the Yuba and Bear rivers from hydraulic mining, “maj” (sounds like “my”), or salmon, were integral to the Nisenan way of life, says Shelly Covert, tribal council secretary of the Nevada City Rancheria, the indigenous people of the area. A Nisenan salmon doctor was in continual commune with...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Nevada County to hold its 1st annual Sierra Poetry Festival

Nevada County to hold its 1st annual Sierra Poetry Festival

NEVADA COUNTY WILL HOLD ITS 1st annual Sierra Poetry Festival on the Nevada County campus of Sierra College on April 1, our magazine has learned. The festival will be presented by Nevada County Arts Council (NCArts), with support from the California Arts Council. “A poetry festival is a perfect opportunity to draw people together...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
BriarPatch turns 40: “We own it, let’s grow it”

BriarPatch turns 40: “We own it, let’s grow it”

NATURAL FOOD COOPERATIVES are booming across America. The 150 food co-ops of the National Co-op Grocers operate more than 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales of $2 billion. Food co-ops have led to a boom in organic foods, now the fastest growing sector of the grocery business. One of the food co-op...

Placer County Online
Scholarships available for first Sacramento State courses at Sierra College

Placer County residents interested in taking upper-division Sacramento State classes being offered this fall at Sierra College in Rocklin now have a greater incentive, thanks to a generous donor to the University. The donor, who asked to remain anonymous, provided a pool of $50,000 for tuition scholarships that will allow any Placer County resident...

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Sierra College Solar Energy Program Team Wins the CUP at SMUD Solar Regatta

Rocklin, CA—The Sierra College Solar Energy Program Team spent last Saturday May 9 competing in the Northern California SMUD Solar Regatta at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area in Herald, CA, and came back to the Rocklin Campus the big winners of the event.  The team beat out 9 other college teams to win first...

Placer County Online
Mulch Madness comes to Rocklin on May 16

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Sierra College invites community to Grand Opening of Hacker Lab in Rocklin May 7

Sierra College and Hacker Lab are hosting a Grand Opening of the new co-working and maker space in Rocklin, CA on May 7 from 5 to 7 PM ROCKLIN - Hacker Lab, a co-working and maker space open to the community, and Sierra College are hosting a Grand Opening on Thursday, May 7 from 5 to 7pm at 4804 Granite Drive,...

Placer County Online
Sparks will FLY at Sierra College Weld Expo ‘15

Rocklin Campus – 5000 Rocklin Rd., Rocklin Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. What: Weld Expo ’15, the Sierra College Mobile Welding Training Center will be on-site. Over 20 welding industry partners will provide demonstrations at the Rocklin campus. The Squeeze Inn mobile kitchen will be selling burgers. 1000s of participants expected! Parking and admission is...

Placer County Online
Love Your Body Week at Sierra College

ROCKLIN – Beginning Monday April 13 through Friday April 17, Sierra College Rocklin campus will present the ninth annual Love Your Body Week. The week of events celebrates our bodies in all their diversities—size, shape, color, gender, abilities, etc.  Specific events will include speakers, films, panel discussions, student projects, and a display of the Body Secrets...

Placer County Online
Hetch Hetchy restoration question is focus of new Sierra College publication

ROCKLIN - The Sierra College Press has launched its most recent electronic journal issue focused on the possible resurrection and restoration of Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley. Volume 6, number 1 of “Snowy Range Reflections” is a comprehensive and close-inspection of the possible removal of O’Shaughnessy Dam in Yosemite National Park and the restoration of “Yosemite’s...

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