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Summer is prime time for farmers markets

Summer is prime time for farmers markets

SUMMER IS PRIME TIME FOR FARMERS MARKETS, in our region and all across America. The USDA’s 17th annual National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, celebrating the role of farmers markets in local economies. The markets create local jobs; return more of their sales to the local economy than grocery stores; and provide consumers with...

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Shakespeare, storytelling & serenades this summer

Shakespeare, storytelling & serenades this summer

July 8-Aug.21 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Entertainment, food, family and friends converge under the stars this summer as the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2016 season. Showcasing live entertainment seven nights a week at Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 44th year is headlined by productions of “The Comedy...

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Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Here’s a sampling of food and wine festivals in our region this summer: SIERRA VINTNERS SUMMER REGIONAL WINE TRAIL JULY 16 & SEPT. 24 A premier wine tasting experience from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on scenic backroads in Nevada and Placer Counties. The trail includes wineries that are relatively near one another, reducing the driving time. The...

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Placer County Planning Commission recommends against Martis Valley West Project

The Placer County Planning Commission has voted to recommend denial of the Martis Valley West Parcel Specific Plan and the certification of the project environmental impact report. The project now goes to the board of supervisors. The vote came during a continuation today of the commission’s June 9 meeting to consider the project. After...

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Spring events: Amgen bike race in Tahoe, art & wine walks, Nevada City soapbox derby, tulips

Spring events: Amgen bike race in Tahoe, art & wine walks, Nevada City soapbox derby, tulips

Springtime Events Nevada City April 9-10, 16-17 Springtime at Ananda The annual event has become a Northern California tradition, drawing thousands of visitors to see the more than 16,000 tulips and flowering trees, set amid mountain vistas at Ananda Village near Nevada City. CrystalHermitage.org June 5 Nevada City Soapbox Derby Cars compete on creativity and team spirit, not just speed. Teams race...

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Tahoe resorts could get 1-2 feet of new snow this week

Feb 15, 2016
Tahoe resorts could get 1-2 feet of new snow this week

“After an extended mild and dry period, we will finally see a winter storm impact the Sierra and northwest Nevada Wednesday into Thursday,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The snow levels will start around 8000 feet “with a sharp drop” to 5,000 feet. The storm will include gusty winds — up to...

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Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

All the cross country trails are filled with snow this year.
The popular Great Ski Race for cross country skiers will take place March 6, 2016 without fear of the course melting away.  The race has been plagued with cancellations over the past few years due to...

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Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

All the cross country trails are filled with snow this year.
The popular Great Ski Race for cross country skiers will take place March 6, 2016 without fear of the course melting away.  The race has been plagued with cancellations over the past few years due to...

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Fresh, local feasts

Fresh, local feasts

“COOKING IS AN ART. CAREFUL SHOPPING, fresh ingredients and an unhurried approach are nearly all you need,” summed up the late British celebrity cook Keith Floyd. “There is one more thing — love. Love for food and love for those you invite to your table. With a combination of these things, you can be...

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Fresh, local feasts

Fresh, local feasts

“COOKING IS AN ART. CAREFUL SHOPPING, fresh ingredients and an unhurried approach are nearly all you need,” summed up the late British celebrity cook Keith Floyd. “There is one more thing — love. Love for food and love for those you invite to your table. With a combination of these things, you can be...

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