Sierra Starr’s Cab Franc receives more honors

Sierra Starr’s newest “Rising Star” Cabernet Franc release, for 2014, has received a 90 point score from Wine Enthusiast magazine. The wine also earned an “Editor’s Choice” award, defined as a “product at any price with unique qualities that merit special attention.” Our magazine highlighted Sierra Starr’s Cab Franc in an articled titled “Cab Franc: […]

Wine grape harvest is underway: earliest in years

This year’s grape harvest, one of the earliest in years, is now underway — in the foothills and throughout Northern California. It will continue into October, when the last cabernet sauvignon grape is picked. The warm weather resulted in an earlier bud break, with a warm summer, leading to an earlier harvest. Smaller berries with […]

Nevada County Fair is August 6-10

“Simply Fun!” is the theme for the 2014 Nevada County Fair, August 6-10. The fair includes animals, exhibits, carnival rides, stage entertainment, a rodeo, and the return of a Destruction Derby. Treat Street is famous for its fair food, including Job’s Daughters’ hand-dipped corn dogs. (They serve between 15,000 and 19,000 per fair). The fair […]

Treat Street at the Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is famous for its Treat Street, which consists of food made from our local non-profit community organizations. Huell Howser featured this infamous street on his show, California’s Golden Fairs, in 2010. Try a pasty, nachos, a corn dog, a baked potato, an ice cream cone, tacos, corn on the cob, a […]

Watch a new commercial for 2014 Nevada County Fair

“Simply Fun!” is the theme for the 2014 Nevada County Fair, August 6 – 10, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The Fair already is busy planning for five days of excitement and fun for Fair-goers of all ages. The Nevada County Fair is the perfect opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, delicious food, carnival rides, animals […]

Synthetic Unlimited launches 2014 season

Synthetic Unlimited is an energetic performance art organization founded in 2006 by young actors, filmmakers, musicians and writers from Grass Valley, CA. Last year SU undertook our first official season, producing 8 plays in 8 months. We’re proud to say our 2013 season was a smash hit, receiving critical acclaim from reviewers and several Elly […]