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Wine lovers strike it rich wine tasting in Sutter Creek

The Gold Rush brought a flood of argonauts, gamblers and adventure-seekers to California's gold-flecked hills. But modern-day visitors are wooed by something else - a taste of the Wild West, yes, but one washed down with barbera and rose, perhaps with a little charcuterie or fried Brussels sprouts o

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-18 08:00:00

Natural Sightings: Well-suited to blending in with her surroundings

Ryan Richardson took this photo near his home in Bear Valley Springs of a California Mule Deer fawn (Odocoileus hemionus californicus). In the muted light of dusk, the fawn's slightly tawny orangish coloration and fading light spots help it blend in with its surroundings. Since deer aren't typically

TEHECHAPI NEWS - 2017-09-18 01:04:00

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as earthquake kills more than 200

MEXICO CITY - Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 225. Adding poignancy and

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:12:16

All musical tastes to be satisfied at Pops Concert

For those who appreciate music of all styles, there is nothing like attending a live performance and the Sierra Symphony may have exactly what you are looking for during its upcoming Pops Concert. From classical music to pop culture pieces, this concert has something for everyone. "We'll be playing

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 15:38:06

Grow For It! Establishing native plants

Alice Cantelow You've decided to add the beauty of native plants to your garden, bought ones that are well suited to your area and you are ready to sit back and relax. Everyone says that "once established," they'll need little or no water. But wait - how exactly do you do that? The key is to get you

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 14:40:06

Calaveras netters beat Union Mine in five sets

It took the Calaveras High School volleyball team five sets to do so, but it finally picked up a win away from its home gym. Calaveras made the nearly hour trip to El Dorado to take on the Union Mine Diamondbacks and left after winning the second, third and fifth set. "The girls worked for every poi

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 06:16:00

Exclusive showing of 'Screenagers' movie provides healthy solutions

Are you watching kids scroll through life with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? In an effort to find a more balanced approach to screen time Cedar Springs Waldorf School (CSWS) is presenting a showing of the movie "Screenagers" on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Union

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 22:40:17

El Dorado Beach boat ramp in South Lake Tahoe to close for season after Oct. 1

In a sure sign that fall is near, the El Dorado Beach boat ramp at Lakeview Commons is no longer open Mondays through Wednesdays. The partial closure took effect Sept. 18. The ramp will remain open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday for the rest of September. Last launch each day is at 4:3

TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Hurricane Maria live updates: Rooftops ripped away in Dominica, port traffic closed in San Juan

A little more than a week after Hurricane Irma slashed through the Caribbean and glanced southeast Florida with hurricane-force gusts, Hurricane Maria is sweeping through the northeast Caribbean Sea dealing some islands a second blow. Dominica and Guadeloupe were hammered Monday night with Category

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-19 14:21:00

Board to Decide Professional Fate of El Dorado Hills Chiropractor Convicted of Practicing Medicine Without License

SACRAMENTO -- An El Dorado Hills chiropractor that pleaded no contest to charges that she was practicing medicine without a license Monday has now been placed on three years probation and must pay restitution to two of her victims. "She stole a lot of people's livelihood, a lot of their time, their

FOX40 - 2017-09-20 00:44:19

Watch as lightning in Sequoia National Park strikes a tree - and injures a family

A Monterey County father and his two children are recovering from being struck by lightning on a Labor Day backpacking trip to Sequoia National Park. Chris Lovera and his two children, Aidan, 12, and Nadia, 9, were caught in a storm at Jennie Lake during their first family backpacking trip, the Mont

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-19 22:23:00

At a glance: Fall for fall

After all the hot weather the arrival of autumn on Friday, Sept. 22 is welcome. Hopefully everyone can get out the sweaters and turn the air conditioner off for the season. Bring on some cool air. Cool time It will be a cool time at the Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road in Sh

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 17:00:36

Firefighters make progress on El Dorado County blaze

A stubborn wildfire just south of Shingle Springs is now 35 percent contained after torching 136 acres, Cal Fire said Monday morning. Fire officials noted that the forward progress of the fire in El Dorado County had been stopped. The French Fire started shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday off of French Cr

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-18 17:08:00

Crews Battle 100-Acre Fire South of Shingle Springs

Map courtesy of Cal Fire EL DORADO COUNTY - A fire has been spreading south of Shingle Springs, according to Cal Fire. Around 4:20 p.m. the French Fire off of French Creek and Bonnetti roads had reached 20 acres. An hour later it had spread to 100 acres. Cal Fire has not reported the cause of the fi

FOX40 - 2017-09-18 00:24:56

Fond farewell, best wishes expressed as Powers heads to retirement

Known by her colleagues for her passion and love for the Galt community, including those who walk on all fours, Mayor Marylou Powers attended her final Galt City Council meeting last night. The two-time mayor announced her retirement at the Sept. 5 council meeting, stating she would be leaving to re

GALTHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:01:00

Drive Down Memory Lane Car Show set to follow in the footsteps of a longstanding tradition

Join the Galt Area Historical Society and fellow car enthusiasts on Sept. 23 for the third annual Drive Down Memory Lane Car Show at the McFarland Living History Ranch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Drive Down Memory Lane Car Show is, first and foremost, a fundraiser for the Rae House Museum and the prop

GALTHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Cain Brothers honored as Business of the Month

Patrick McEnerney and James Brown are busy guys. Automotive collision repair, restorations, and towing are all part of their business, but so is giving back to Galt. For our readers who travel Highway 99 daily, it's no secret that fender benders are becoming a daily occurrence, and James and Patrick

GALTHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:55:00

Liberty Ranch homecoming limited to four floats

Traditionally, both Galt high schools' homecomings included floats from each class and any of the clubs and groups on campus who wished to enter a float. This year, only four floats, one from each Liberty Ranch High School (LRHS) class, will be allowed by advisors and administration to be entered in

GALTHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:34:00

Democratic candidates spar in Angels Camp

Four Democratic candidates offered their take on the environment, social issues and the economy at the Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee Forum in the Bret Harte High School Theatre on Tuesday. Candidates Regina Bateson, Roza Calderon, Jessica Morse and Rochelle Wilcox, all first-time can

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 19:48:00

Rainbow Fund opens doors wider at Boys and Girls Club

Last year the El Dorado County Veterans Memorial Building Council, which represents all seven congressionally chartered veterans' organizations in the county, was one of the many groups and individuals whose generous donations helped build the beautiful new Boys and Girls Club in Placerville. But de

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 17:09:11