Sierra and foothills roadtrips in an electric car

More electric vehicles are on the road, with Northern California ranked as the top EV region. By 2022, California’s electric vehicle sales are expected to be more than double the total for the next three most popular EV states.
EVs aren’t just for intercity travel. Silicon Valley-based Tesla Motors, which is building an EV battery “gigafactory” in Reno, [...]

New video: Campo Chef-Owner Mark Estee shares his “whole hog” culinary philosophy

Mark Estee is driven by a love for authentic ingredients that create true connections between land, farmer, food and diner. Whether it is hand-choosing his restaurant’s produce or meat from a local organic farm or developing new dishes based on his “Whole Hog Philosophy,” Estee believes in building full-flavored food using every portion of [...]

Squaw hosting a “welcome home” celebration for Tahoe Olympians on March 21

Editor’s note: Here’s the letter from Squaw Valley Ski Holdings chief executive Andy Wirth announcing a “welcome home” celebration for Tahoe Olympians.
Dear Lake Tahoe Community:
I trust that you were as inspired and moved as I was while watching the 2014 Winter Olympics. It was with great pride that we all watched athletes from our country [...]

Center for the Arts: Planning to preserve, upgrade its facility

We regularly help distribute flyers for The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley through our Reno and Truckee-Tahoe distributor, along with promoting them in our magazine, as we do with all our customers (for no extra charge). Our goal is simple: Promoting arts and culture in our region in print, online and reinvesting in [...]

Food, Glorious Food: What’s new in our region

PINE STREET BURGERS
This all-natural burger restaurant has opened in Grass Valley, and it’s one of the best burgers in the region. (We eat them all: at Burger Me in Truckee and Reno, Lefty’s Grill, Ike’s and Matteo’s Public in Nevada City, and Dine N Dash Cafe in Colfax, among others).
Pine Street Burgers are made with [...]

Colfax Chamber Hosting Snow Train to Reno

The Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its third annual overnight train trip to Reno.
The train will depart from the historic Colfax depot at noon on March 18 on a 4-hour ride through the infamous Donner Pass. The bus will leave the following afternoon on March 19 after a leisurely day in Reno. [...]