After a lengthy search and selection process, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce has named Kevin Hanley as the new CEO to replace retiring long-time CEO Bruce Cosgrove. The selection process began in October by a team of community volunteers and Auburn Chamber executive team members.
Twenty-four candidates from both the Auburn area and outside the region [...]
Stage 1, Presented by Visit California: Sunday, May 11 – Sacramento
Start/Finish Location: State Capitol Building, L Street Start
Time: 10:50 a.m.
Stage Length: 123 miles
The 2014 Amgen Tour of California will begin and finish at the steps of the State Capital on L Street. As the route heads north out of the city, it [...]
THE AUBURN SYMPHONY IS PLACER COUNTY’S orchestra — and one of the nation’s finest community ensembles. It was formed 27 years ago, when Auburn musician Monroe DeJarnette met with Bruce Cosgrove of the Auburn Chamber to discuss a plan to form a community orchestra.
The concert premier, entitled The Birth of an Orchestra, took place in [...]
The Dewitt Theater in Auburn, CA is slated to be demolished and replaced with a parking lot in a proposed site plan by Costco.
Constructed by the U.S. government 70 years ago on a portion of the historic Bell land as part of a World War II hospital complex, it enjoyed important entertainment service to the [...]
Sierra FoodWineArt magazine launched a new mobile-friendly website geared for travelers to the Sierra Foothills and Northern Sierra during the Bay Area and Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Shows this winter.
The shows — among the largest travel shows in the country — drew thousands of people, including speakers such as travel legend Rick Steves [...]
Open Table, the popular online restaurant-reservations site, collected 5 million restaurant reviews to assemble its Diners’ Choice Awards for the top 100 Best Restaurants in America, and Carpe Vino in Auburn made the list for the third year in a row.
We regularly write about Carpe Vino in our magazine. Our most recent articles are HERE [...]
The fresh Dungeness crab season is in full swing. We’ve already enjoyed crab from the Little Fish Company at the Foothill Farmers Market in Auburn. Ideka’s in Auburn also is one of our favorite places for crab, along with Whole Foods Market in Roseville.
This year’s season is expected to last longer than usual, thanks to [...]
We collected photos of Christmas trees from throughout the region for you to see. They are all beautiful, in wonderful and historic settings.
•Downtown Auburn’s Central Square (from Mary West on Facebook):
•Robinson Plaza in historic downtown Nevada City, with lit-up Pelton Wheel:
•Blanketed in snow in historic Truckee:
•Yosemite National Park Visitor’s Center:
•A video of Cornish Christmas in [...]
On a cold day, you can’t go wrong with a fresh loaf of bread and this flavorful and rich soup. Here’s a recipe submitted by Straus Family Creamery.
Our favorite artisan cheese shops in the foothills and Truckee-Tahoe include Dedrick’s Cheese in Placerville (and in their “satellite stores” at the Pour House in Truckee, Obexer’s Market [...]
About 1 1/2 to 2 feet of new snow blanketed Truckee-Tahoe ski resorts on Friday, creating the best skiing conditions of the season and a winter wonderland.
Resorts that reported major snowfall included, Boreal, Sugar Bowl (opening today with powder conditions), Northstar California, Squaw (Squaw Creek lift is expected to open today), Heavenly, Kirkwood, Sierra at [...]