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The Village at Squaw Valley Serves Up World Class FunOlympic Valley, CA- Squaw Valley is just up the road and another reason to love all that Placer County offers in any season.
Knee Deep Brewing Superb Craft Beers in AuburnAuburn, CA- Following years of informal, blind taste tests using top rated beers (Beer Advocate) from around California and world; Knee Deep Brewing Company's beers
Whitney Oaks Golf Club Celebrates 20 YearsRocklin, CA- Last night amidst the warm spring air, Whitney Oaks Golf Club threw a party in celebration of 20 years of swinging success.
Lincoln Hike: Wilson Park to Coyote PondLincoln, CA- It's in Lincoln and the answer is hiking Wilson Park to Coyote Pond.
Black Hole of Calcutta Falls: Stroller Friendly Family HikingAuburn, CA - The Black Hole of Calcutta Falls trails might just have your family breaking out their hiking shoes.
GoatHouse Brewing: Beer Tasting in the CountryLincoln, CA - Goathouse Brewing, a converted barn for beer lovers and country explorers in Lincoln, CA.
Lincoln Showcase: Fun, Exceptionally DoneLincoln, CA- Under a clear and comfortably warm autumn sky, Lincoln once again rose to the occasion for the annual Lincoln Showcase
Wheatland Amphitheater Offers Better ExperienceWheatland, CA- With Dead and Company rolling into town this past Friday, it was time to truck it on up Highway 65 to the Amphitheater in Wheatland.
Nevada City Shines Best at Night Nevada City, CA- Nevada City's charm shines more brightly at night. At least that was the takeaway following a midweek date night with my wife.
Kings Beach at North Lake Tahoe offers Cool EscapeKings Beach, CA- If your budget or time is tight this summer, staying cool in Placer County is as simple as a quick drive up the hill to North Lake Tahoe.
South Yuba River State Park: Summer CooldownSouth Yuba River State Park provides a scenic adventure and summer escape with pricing that's hard to beat.
Roseville Ride: Miner's Ravine Trail Roseville, CA- A great place to go solo or bring the family, Miner's Ravine Trail offers a great escape for those looking to get away without the hassle or cost of a more time consuming adventure.
Downtown Woodland: Unexpected TreasureWoodland, CA- On a recent Sunday afternoon, I grabbed my wife and headed off on a rather short drive to Woodland to catch an afternoon show at the Blue Note Brewing Company.
Quarry Park in Rocklin: A Jewel of South PlacerRocklin, CA- Rocklin has hit one out of the park. With blue skies, temperatures in the 70's and warm sun permeating the air, city officials and local residents converged at the new Quarry Park
Placer County Wine Trail: Wise Villa WineryPlacer County Wine Trail: Today's adventure is Wise Villa Winery in Lincoln, CA.
Lake Francis: Family Friendly GetawayIf a little R&R is on your mind, look no further than the tiny, but enjoyable Lake Francis Resort tucked away in the quiet community of Dobbins, CA.
Malakoff Diggins: A Fun Step Back in TimeNevada County, CA - Some of California State Parks don't always attract the attention they deserve.Thankfully, in the case of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
Rocklin Community Festival 2017Rocklin, CA- The Rocklin Community Festival returns in 2017 for 4 fun-filled days at Johnson-Springview Park.
Wine Down Wednesday in Roseville 2017Roseville, CA- The 2017 Wine Down Wednesdays fun in Downtown Roseville returns this year on April 12 and runs through May 17.
Rocklin Favorite: Boulder Ridge ParkSome parks deliver that easy, peaceful feeling. Boulder Ridge Park in Rocklin is one such park.
Hiking Avery's Pond Trail in Placer CountyNewcastle, CA- On a Tuesday morning, with a balmy, sunny 80+ degrees in the forecast and a few hours of early morning work already completed, the outdoors beckoned.
Scenic Placer County to the Feather RiverTucked between California highways 70 and 99, just 20 miles or so west of Roseville, the Feather River slowly drifts through a seemingly different time and place.
Hidden Falls, a Great Escape, but No SecretAuburn CA -The name conjures up a remote, wilderness experience. The reality is a bit less wild and distant than one might anticipate.