Nevada City named one of the top 15 small cities in California

“When thinking of California, many people are familiar with cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The Golden State is also home to many picturesque small towns and villages that will inspire every visitor,” according to 101USA.com. “We’ve put together a list of some of the loveliest places to be found in […]

Groundbreaking ceremony for repairing Bridgeport Covered Bridge is September 2

The public is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the stabilization project for the Bridgeport Covered Bridge, located in the South Yuba River State Park on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the entrance of the bridge. The Bridgeport Covered Bridge has been an important part of California’s history for over 150 years, and is […]

Grass Valley: Preserving the Past

“Dependence on a gold economy has given way to a much broader range of commercial enterprises, but due to the preservation of many of the original buildings, the Gold Rush legacy of the 1800s remains to delight and inspire visitors,” according to Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Grass Valley by the Grass Valley Historical Commission. Some […]

Sierra City celebrates its 150th birthday on June 21-22

Sierra City celebrates its 150th birthday the weekend of June 21-22. The highlight will be the melodrama Never Trust a Sierra City Slicker at the Kentucky Mine Amphitheatre. There also will be live walking tours, living history activities, a historic photo exhibit and a picnic in the park. You can pose for a vintage portrait […]

Mother’s Day at Empire Mine on May 11

WHAT: Mother’s Day at Empire Mine WHEN: Sunday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: $7 (ages 17 and up), $3 (ages 6-16), Grandmothers and children under 6 are free With fountains, rose gardens in bloom, and lavish, turn-of-the-century costumes, make this a Mother’s Day she’ll never forget. She’ll enjoy chatting with docents […]

National Parks Week is April 19-27

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week. This year, from April 19 – 27 you are invited to celebrate all that America’s more than 400 national parks have to offer with the theme “National Park Week: Go Wild!” From diverse wildlife and iconic landscapes […]