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Scoop: ol’ Republic Brewery in escrow to buy Old Five Mile House

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Ol’ Republic Brewery is in escrow to buy the historic Old Five Mile House five miles east of Nevada City on Hwy. 20, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned. The ol’ Republic Roadhouse & … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 26th wedding anniversary

Twenty six ago today Shannon and I were married here: St. Theresa of Avila Church in Bodega, California. The white, wooden church with a steeple sits on a hilltop above the small, rural coastal town. Jasper O’Farrell, for whom O’Farrell … Continue reading

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California WorldFest on July 13-16: Celebrating World Cultures

From the current issue of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: AMERICA IS HOME TO SOME ICONIC MUSIC festivals: Lollapalooza in Chicago, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Telluride Bluegrass in Colorado and Norfolk Folk Festival in Virginia, among others. In the … Continue reading

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Auburn seeks to build a strong economic development and tourism team

For several years, we’ve enjoyed working with Bob Richardson, now back in Auburn as city manager. The projects have included magazine-style print and digital visitor guides for Placer County and downtown Grass Valley. We’ve also enjoyed working with Mora Rowe, … Continue reading

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France rejects far right

“Emmanuel Macron will become France’s next president, defeating his far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a wide margin, according to exit estimates compiled by Elabe for CNN’s French affiliate BFM,” CNN is now reporting.

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Fire Safe Council gets “Miner’s Foundry” (sic) wrong in fundraising announcement

We’ve lived here for about a decade, so it’s hard for me to understand why the local nonprofit fundraisers, managed by longtime locals — in this case, the Fire Safe Council — still can’t get it right that it’s “Miners … Continue reading

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Trump supporters celebrate imminent loss of their health insurance

“Moments after House Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, millions of Trump supporters celebrated the imminent loss of their health insurance,” writes Andy Borowitz in the satirical Borowitz Report in the New Yorker. “From coast to … Continue reading

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