“The Cool Girls: Portraits of remarkable women”: Roseanne Burke art exhibit at Szabo tasting room on April 26-May 31

What: Artist’s Reception For “The Cool Girls: Encaustic Portraits Of Remarkable Women”
When: April 26, 2014, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Szabo Vineyards Tasting Room, 316 Broad St., Nevada City, CA 95959
Venue Information: Call 530.274.7282 or visit http://www.szabovineyards.com
“The Cool Girls: Encaustic Portraits of Remarkable Women” by Roseanne Burke is an exhibit of portraits of a diverse group [...]

Grass Valley Downtown Executive Director, Julia Jordan, named Vice- President of the California Main Street Alliance

Julia Jordan, Executive Director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association, has been elected the Vice-President of the California Main Street Alliance (CAMSA).
California Main Street advocates for and provides technical assistance to California’s historic commercial districts, traditional neighborhood commercial districts and downtowns. There are 27 California programs including Grass Valley, which is one of the longest [...]

California Mille race to pass through Sierra foothills, Tahoe on April 27-May 4

The 24th running of the California Mille, a motoring tribute to Italy’s most-famous open road race, the Mille Miglia (thousand mile), will begin with a free car show atop San Francisco’s Nob Hill on April 27 followed by a four-day, thousand-mile back roads adventure.
Some 77 entrants from four foreign countries and 14 U.S. states will [...]

Two Ironman events on September 21 in Lake Tahoe

For the first time nationally, IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® race on the same day in North Lake Tahoe. Today IRONMAN announces that IRONMAN Lake Tahoe will pilot this dual program in North America. This format is well received by athletes in Asia-Pacific.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Tahoe is the 25th race in the U.S. Series. IRONMAN [...]

Lake Tahoe named one of America’s most scenic waterside drives

Along with California Route 1, Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive, Cape Cod, and the Road to Hana on Maui, Lake Tahoe was named one of America’s most scenic waterside drives by Yahoo Travel. The article is here:
“California and Nevada
Starting Point: Tahoe City, CA
The Route: 72-mile loop on Highways 28, 50, and 89
“What to Expect: Circling the [...]

Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley features an all Riverdog Farm menu

Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley featured an all Riverdog Farm menu on Friday. They invited us to share a meal with them at their Chef’s Table in the kitchen. It was a quite a treat.
Sitting between the pastry chef’s workstation and the wood-fired grill, Riverdog is in the heart of the Chez Panisse kitchen viewing [...]

Eastern Sierra campgrounds opening, thanks to mild weather

A light winter snowpack and warm spring weather means that many campgrounds in the eastern Sierra will be open before the 2014 fishing opener weekend and many more Forest Service campgrounds are expected to be open before Memorial Day.
Big Springs and Lower Lee Vining campgrounds are open on the Mono Ranger District with Gull [...]

Earth Day 2014: Green Cities

Today is Earth Day, and over one billion people in 192 countries are taking action to protect the environment. From Sydney to San Jose, New Delhi to New York, Rome to Cairo, Beijing to Beirut, Amazonia to Honolulu, Washington, D.C. to Moscow, people everywhere are organizing demonstrations and rallies, demanding climate action, cleaning up [...]

Truckee Wine Walk & Shop is set for October 4 to benefit Tahoe Food Hub

Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop set for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m. Wine lovers, food connoisseurs and dedicated shoppers will once again indulge themselves with some of the finest vintages matched with delicious food samples as they shop and stroll in the historic [...]

National Parks Week is April 19-27

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week. This year, from April 19 – 27 you are invited to celebrate all that America’s more than 400 national parks have to offer with the theme “National Park Week: Go Wild!”
From diverse wildlife and iconic landscapes to [...]

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