Julia Jordan elected President of California Main Street Alliance

Nevada County resident Julia Jordan, CEO of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, has been elected president of the California Main Street Alliance, a prestigious statewide organization. Before that, Jordan had been executive director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association.
California Main Street Alliance (CAMSA) works to improve the quality of life in California towns, cities and [...]

Singer-songwriter Randy Newman performing in Grass Valley on June 26

Music in the Mountains is going to present popular singer-songwriter Randy Newman on Friday, June 26 “under the stars” at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, our magazine has learned.
Newman has won three Emmys, six Grammy Awards and two Academy Awards. He has been nominated for 20 Academy Awards. Newman also has his own star [...]

Stella in Truckee to become destination for culinary arts

Stella Restaurant Executive Chef Jacob Burton on Saturday announced a plan to “take Stella Culinary to the next level” that will make it a destination for culinary arts: not just dining but hands-on cooking classes, themed dinner parties and a full scale R&D kitchen for culinary enthusiasts.
We also interviewed Jacob about the changes, which we [...]

Tahoe Maritime Museum and Tahoe Tree Company announce purchase agreement

Plans for a Tahoe Maritime Museum campus, encompassing exhibition galleries, offices and collection storage, are on the way to becoming a reality with the joint announcement by the Museum’s Board of Directors and Tahoe Tree Company owners, John and Leslie Hyche, of the purchase of the nursery company’s 10-acre property at 401 West Lake Blvd., [...]

Huck’s Hollow Farm latest artisan food maker to launch Kickstarter campaign

Huck’s Hollow Farm Homemade Goods will celebrate the launch of a Kickstarter campaign on Friday at Tess’ Kitchen Store in Grass Valley from 5:30-8 p.m. It is the latest example of a local food venture turning to crowdfunding to grow its business. Other examples include Wheyward Girl Creamery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. [...]

One Fine Day wedding event at the Miners Foundry March 8

Inspired by today’s non-traditional brides looking for unique and modern wedding ideas, One Fine Day is an interactive, playful party that showcases many of Northern California’s finest wedding purveyors and professionals and features on trend wedding ideas and concepts.
One Fine Day will be held Sunday, March 8, at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City.
From visionary [...]

Wheyward Girl Creamery Kickstarter kickoff on March 2

Downtown Nevada City continues its popular transition into a foodie destination due to its burgeoning number of artisan bakers, brewers, and local organic restaurants and farms. Now Wheyward Girl Creamery will be adding to the mix this summer when it opens its doors next to the popular Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. on lower Commercial [...]

Julia Jordan chosen as new CEO of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce

Mark Luster, president of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, has announced Julia Jordan, of Grass Valley, has been selected as the Chief Executive Officer for the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, effective March 2.
According to Luster, “Following an extensive search, we are very excited about the opportunities we have with Julia joining the Lincoln [...]

CATS presents “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” on April 16-May 9 in Nevada City

Community Asian Theater of the Sierra begins its 21st season with a dramatic and poignant production of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, a book written by Jamie Ford and adapted for theater. It is playing April 16-May 9 at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City.
CATS’ show marks the California premier of a [...]

Lake Tahoe route for Amgen Tour of California women’s race

Fourteen of the top women’s cycling teams from around the world are confirmed to lead off the 10th edition of the Amgen Tour of California with three days and 158 miles of stage racing May 8-10 and an invitational Time Trial on May 15. The four days of women’s competition will be staged in conjunction [...]

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