Localism

March 10, 2018

So There Was a Realtor’s Summit….

CJ had a ton of fun, got to meet plenty of people (most aren’t pictured), and won some awards. Take a look!     Arrival at […]
March 9, 2018

Please Welcome the Boothes to Lake of the Pines, CA

Please welcome the Boothes into our lovely community of Lake of the Pines. They look forward to joining us for the years to come!   These […]
March 2, 2018

How to Stay Safe During Snow Storms

    We’ve got a snow advisory on our hands, but we can handle it. If you’re new to the area or just feeling a little […]
August 20, 2012

Don’t Miss the 2012 Farm and Barn Tour

This year’s Placer County Farm and Barn Tour will be on October 14, 2012 from 10am til 5:00 pm.  Here’s a link to the website so […]
August 19, 2012

One Bright Crop in Nevada County Agriculture

Agricultural production in Nevada County declined 45% during the first decade of this century (2001-2010).  You read that right.  Declined forty-five percent!  Only one crop increased […]
August 18, 2012

“There is no such thing as land . . .”

. . . only usable land.” That was my first real estate lesson about land.  I learned those words from an old-timey country realtor who drove […]
August 16, 2012

A Tale of Two Dumps (part 2)

Herein lies a tale of two dumps, Auburn and Grass Valley.  Actually, we no longer call them “dumps” as we did in olden times.  Now they […]
August 14, 2012

A Tale of Two Dumps (part 1)

Herein lies a tale of two dumps, Auburn and Grass Valley.  Actually, we no longer call them “dumps” as we did in olden times.  Now they […]
August 7, 2012

Thought Provoking Resources for Gardeners

Here are provoctive resources for gardeners, landscapers, conservationists, and environmentalists.   Books to Read Sunset Western Garden Book (9th Edition) OK, this is not provocative in […]
August 6, 2012

Landscaping Workshop for the Sierra Foothills

We will be presenting a FREE landscaping workshop at 7:00 PM on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012 at the Generations Health Club just outside the gate of Lake […]
August 2, 2012

Top 10 Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines

What are the Top Ten Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines, California? Sue Baker is the Lake of the Pines gardener.  Drive around LOP any […]
July 22, 2012

What Is Nevada County’s Top Agricultural Product That Isn’t Marijuana?

What is Nevada County, California’s top agricultural product?  No, it’s NOT marijuana.  Well, maybe it IS.  Who’s to say?  The pot growers are reticent to publish […]