Placer, Nevada and Sierra counties win honors at State Fair

Glenn County has won Best of Show for their county exhibit. The Salvagno family, celebrated their 11th anniversary of building Glenn County‚Äôs exhibit at the California State Fair. Although they have won Silver and Gold awards in the past, Glenn County has won the Best of Show Award for the second consecutive year. Member of […]

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 […]

How artful commercials are an “economic engine” in our region

Three recent filming projects have continued to swell revenue brought into local communities resulting from on-location filming as reported to the Northeast CA Counties Film Commission, the nonprofit film office servicing Butte, Nevada, Plumas and Sierra Counties. The year-to-date total now stands at $172,810 for six completed projects. The three latest projects all occurred in […]

Placer County wins three awards for its state fair exhibit; Sierra County, two; and Nevada County, one

Editor’s note: Placer County won three awards for its county exhibit at the California State Fair (Best of Division – Professionally Built Exhibits; Best Use of Special Effects/Animation Award; and a gold award); Sierra County won two (Superintendent’s Award and gold); and Nevada County won a gold. Congratulations to all! Here’s the Fair’s press release: […]