Editor’s note: Nevada City is a host city for the men’s race, and South Lake Tahoe is a host city for the women’s race. The race begins in Sacramento.
The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, announced it will make its grand return to Sacramento, the capital of California, to kick off the 10th anniversary [...]
OUR REGION HAS SOME EXQUISITE places for wedding receptions, anniversaries, reunions and other gatherings. The choices range from historic Miners Foundry and Empire Mine to hotels, inns, private estates and restaurants all around Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn. More are being planned, such as renovating historic North Star House.
The Foothills Event Center is Nevada [...]
Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill is hosting a food and beer event on October 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Highlighting locally grown food and focusing on Nevada City’s newest brewery, Three Forks Bakery & Brewing, this is bound to be a memorable evening.
Mitzi Garnett, Jernigan’s Head Chef and Dave Cowie, brewmaster at Three Forks, [...]
Just twice a year, Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques in Nevada City opens it doors for the public purchase their exotic treasures and Japanese antiques. Kodo’s Fall show on October 4-12 features a wide array of of old shop signs from the late 1800s. Known as ‘Kanban,’ these signs are hand carved in wood.
Kanban are [...]
Tess’ Kitchen Store in downtown Grass Valley is now offering gourmet cheeses from Dedrick’s Cheese Store, a popular artisan purveyor in the foothills.
Dedrick’s is stocking a display cooler at Tess’ with some of the world’s finest artisan cheeses. It will provide cheese, salami, crackers, nuts and olives, among other items, for Tess’ customers.
Dedrick’s is based [...]
The 2014 California table olive forecast is 50,000 tons, down 45 percent from last year’s crop of 91,000 tons, according to a survey conducted by the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The California table olive crop is down due to a variety of setbacks after last year’s harvest, including a hard freeze in December, another freeze [...]
On September 3, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. This historic bill established the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) and set aside an initial 9.1 million acres of wildlands for the use and benefit of the American people.
Over the past 50 years, and as a result of America’s support for [...]
From September 13-28, thousands of residents and visitors will flock to Sacramento’s Capitol Mall to celebrate the second annual Farm-to-Fork Festival. This event will feature local food, wine and beer from area restaurants and purveyors as well as interactive booths from our region’s farms, ranches, grocers and other farm-to-fork companies.
The mission of the farm-to-fork movement [...]
Sierra Starr Vineyard and Winery is hosting a Harvest Party open house and wine-club pick up on September 20 as its wine-grape harvest gets fully underway.
Visit the Grass Valley winery and see how Sierra Starr’s highly acclaimed wines are made. “See the sights, smell the amazing smells and maybe participate in the winemaking process [...]
Sierra Stages is proud to present the classic Off-Broadway musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz, for four weekends only from September 18 through October 12 at the intimate Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.
You’re a Good [...]