The Pepper Festival is June 23 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn

The inaugural Pepper Festival will be held at the beautiful 32-acre Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn on June 23. The family-friendly Pepper Festival features amazing food from local area food trucks and restaurants, live music performed by upbeat, seasoned local and national acts from many genres, all local breweries and wineries and an incredible variety […]

Events Calendar: Jan.-March 2018

Tahoe-Truckee Feb. 2 Art of Marshmology and S’mores Daily, 4:30-5 p.m. The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe Feb. 4 Art of Mixology Sundays, 4-5 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe March 1-11 North Lake Tahoe SnowFest North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event. TahoeSnowFest.org April 6-8 WinterWonderGrass Festival Music, brews and […]

National Exchange Hotel Co. purchases the National Hotel for its flagship brand launch

Editor’s note: Managing Partner Jordan Fife, whose National Exchange Hotel Company is acquiring The National Hotel, emailed our magazine this press release: Famed historic hotel, The National Hotel, has been acquired by The National Exchange Hotel Company and will be the launch of the brand’s flagship location in Nevada City, CA, which has been named […]

Brissendens of Sorensen’s win Sierra Business Council honors

Editor’s note: John and Patty Brissenden of Sorensen’s Resort this week were named lifetime achievement winners by the Sierra Business Council. “They have owned and operated the iconic Sorensen’s Resort for the past 35 years and have generously supported a wide range of organizations and causes aimed at preserving and restoring the Sierra Nevada.” The […]

The Foundry Sings

On Wednesday, January 24 the rafters of the 158-year-old Stone Hall at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center rang with over 150 voices singing in harmony the extremely poignant song “Teach Your Children” written by Graham Nash (yes, we got his blessing!). Led by Rod Baggett, choral conductor at Nevada Union High School and Seven Hills […]

ol’ Republic Brewery opening second location in Rancho Cordova’s “barrel district”

ol’ Republic Brewery, located in Nevada City,  is set to open its second location in Rancho Cordova this March. The new brick n’ mortar location will include a taproom open to walk-in customers. “To have a brewery of this caliber come to our city, and want to be actively involved in our new Barrel District, […]

Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District presentation draws a standing-room only crowd

An inquisitive and engaged crowd of artists, residents, and local civic and political leaders filled the Rood Center in Nevada City on Thursday night to show their support for Grass Valley-Nevada City becoming one of 14 state designated Cultural Districts, a high honor. Truckee also is one of the state Cultural Districts, a coup for […]

Sierra Harvest presents Food and Farm Conference on February 9-11

Farmers and ranchers are coming from all over the West Coast to gather in Grass Valley on February 9-11 for Sierra Harvest’s 2018 Sustainable Food and Farm Conference. Over 500 farmers, foodies and homesteaders will come to learn first-hand from local and national experts in the sustainable food and farming movement, tour sustainable minded farms […]

Historic covered bridge renovation and Malakoff solar projects go forward

On January 12, staff from Nevada County, Jennifer Horne from Congressman LaMalfa’s Office, representatives from the California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), the Save Our Bridge Campaign Committee, the South Yuba River Park Association, and the Friends of North Bloomfield and Malakoff Diggins met to discuss the upcoming projects scheduled to start in the […]

Renowned Auburn artist Van Howd planning a statue to honor Nevada City’s heritage

We were excited to see this post on Facebook. We are longtime friends and fans of Doug, have visited his studio and featured his bronze artwork in our magazine. One example is here. “Since 2010 The Famous Marching Presidents of Nevada City, CA, have worked to honor Nevada City’s connection to that great human rights […]

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