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El Dorado County Bulletin Board


Bulletin Board

Announcements and observations from around the El Dorado region.
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Jan. 29, 2024

Congratulations

Civil Air Patrol, Squadron 85 of Placerville recently recognized 2nd Lieutenant Brock S. Buak III (Bravo Flight Commander) and 2nd Lieutenant Nehemiah Feusi (Cadet Deputy Commander) with the Billy Mitchell Award.

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Jan. 11, 2024

Exploring South Lake Tahoe’s Tallac Historic Site Trail with Kids

South Lake Tahoe boasts several hidden gems. Among them is the Tallac Historic Site Trail. It offers families a unique opportunity to explore history along the shores of South Lake Tahoe.

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Jan. 2, 2024

Get Groundhog Fever in Quincy This February

Come out of your hole and join us on Sat., Feb. 3, 2024, for the Quincy Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Groundhog Fever Festival for an afternoon of fun and entertainment! [...]

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Dec. 28, 2023

Take a Trip to Placerville’s Bed and Breakfast Inns

History can be found everywhere in El Dorado County, including at the many charming bed and breakfast inns throughout the region.

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Dec. 23, 2023

Explore El Dorado County’s Craft Breweries on the El Dorado Ale Trail

Nestled in the heart of California's historic Gold Country lies a hidden treasure for beer enthusiasts – the El Dorado Ale Trail. This scenic trail takes you to many of El Dorado County’s best cra...

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Spotlighting Local Excellence The Community Collaborative Honors Three Outstanding Social Service Professionals in Tahoe Truckee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2023 TRUCKEE, Calif. - The Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee (CCTT), a program of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, announced the recipients of its ...

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Dec. 7, 2023

Winter Wonderland Adventures in South Lake Tahoe

When winter blankets the High Sierra in a glistening white cloak, South Lake Tahoe transforms into a magical wonderland for snow enthusiasts. This magnificent place has everything from thrilling o...

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Dec. 7, 2023

Fall Foodie Hike: Bassi Falls

As November rolls around, the mountains in El Dorado County take on a unique charm. The trees shed their leaves, creating a golden carpet on the forest floor, which pairs well with the crisp air a...

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Jeff Hamilton Legacy Fund

Jeff Hamilton Legacy Fund In 2023, the Hamilton Family, with the support of family, friends and in partnership with the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, established the Jeff Hamilton Legacy Fun...

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Nov. 14, 2023

Buy, Eat, and Learn at Far West Fungi’s Retail and Restaurant Locations

Far West Fungi is a family-owned and operated mushroom farm in Northern California founded by John and Toby Garrone in 1983. This year marks Far West Fungi’s 40th anniversary. Their farms are spre...

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Nov. 14, 2023

Keenan Farms: Cultivating Excellence in Pistachio Growing

In the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, where the warm sun and fertile soil create the perfect conditions for pistachio growing, there's a family-owned farm that stands as a symbol of exc...

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Nov. 14, 2023

Seascape Resort in Aptos, CA: A Cliffside Resort with Charm

Imagine waking up to the soothing sound of waves crashing on the shore and stepping out onto your private balcony to witness the sun rising over the vast Pacific Ocean. Welcome to Seascape Resort ...

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Nov. 14, 2023

Stirm Wine Co. – A Small Boutique Winery with Big Dreams in California’s Pajaro Valley

Ryan Stirm, winemaker at Stirm Wine Co., is about as down to earth as his small boutique winery which is hidden on a hillside in the Pajaro Valley. He didn’t plan to be a winemaker, but that’s the...

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Nov. 14, 2023

Harris Ranch Resort: Classy Western Vibes and Farm-to-Table Fun

Welcome to the ultimate getaway destination that combines the best of luxury and farm-fresh fun! Harris Ranch Resort, located in California's San Joaquin Valley, is an oasis that offers a unique a...

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Nov. 13, 2023

Family Tree Farms – From Humble Beginnings to Leadership in Ag Innovation

From humble beginnings in farm labor during the Great Depression to becoming a world leader in agricultural innovation, the Jackson family’s story is one of resilience, determination, and incredib...

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Nov. 13, 2023

There’s Something Cheesy at Bravo Farms – A Visit to Vintage Cheese

Bravo Farms is more than just another roadside attraction and a place to stretch your legs when cruising down Highway 99, it’s also home to Vintage Cheese, a small creamery that crafts unique and ...

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Nov. 13, 2023

Savoring the Bounty: A Fun-Filled Guide to Agritourism in Santa Cruz

When you think of Santa Cruz, the first images that come to mind might include stunning beaches, iconic surfing spots, and a vibrant boardwalk. But Santa Cruz is also a hidden gem for agritourism ...

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A milestone from YubaNet

Nov. 6, 2023

Gratitude

In a remarkable celebration of her 20th anniversary of surviving breast cancer, Pam Auld is thrilled to announce a generous $5,000 matching gift to raise funds for the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center.

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A milestone from Mountain Democrat

Nov. 6, 2023

New Job

Marshall Foundation for Community Health, the philanthropic arm of Marshall Medical Center, announces the appointment of Kara Sather as the new relationship manager. Sather, known for her distinguished career in community development and strategic leadership, brings a wealth of experience to the position.

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Administrative Associate

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF) is a local philanthropic and community-based organization in Truckee, California. Our mission is to connect people and opportunities, generating resources...

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Nov. 1, 2023

Make Your Holidays Sparkle in Quincy

Quaint Quincy transforms into a Norman Rockwell painting annually during the beloved Sparkle event. This year, immerse yourself in the magic of the holiday season by venturing to Plumas County [...]

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Oct. 28, 2023

From the Saddle to the Glass: Saluti Horse Adventures

If you're seeking a unique and memorable experience in the heart of California's Sierra Foothills, look no further than Saluti Horse Adventures. The family-owned and operated business at Saluti Ce...

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Oct. 26, 2023

How do apples grow in California?

Apples are synonymous with fall. They’re the star in some of our favorite treats, from apple cakes to baked apples, appletinis and the American classic, apple pie. But what do you really know abou...

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Oct. 26, 2023

Visit Rainbow Orchards for Apple Cider Donuts + Chill California Vibes

Rainbow Orchards is a small apple farm in Camino, California. It's part of a larger farm collective known as Apple Hill, one of Northern California's most popular agritourism attractions. The allu...

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Oct. 23, 2023

Hiking + Wine Tasting: A Perfect Day Out

Looking for a different way to make memories in El Dorado County? Consider combining a hike with wine tasting at Sly Park. It’s a popular El Dorado County recreation area for good reason, offering...

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A milestone from Tahoe Daily Tribune

Oct. 22, 2023

Anniversary

Sixty years ago, the community's dream of a local, Tahoe-based hospital became reality. Barton Health has assembled a collection of articles to commemorate 60 years of quality and compassionate health care for the community.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Oct. 21, 2023

Gratitude

The newest edition to the Penn Valley Fire Protection District safety vehicle fleet will be on display at the Penn Valley Fire Department Auxiliary Thrift Shop throughout the week. The Auxiliary Thrift Shop is located at 10513 Spenceville Road, behind Station 43 in Penn Valley. The ambulance, purchased by the Auxiliary, will go into service in coming weeks.

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Projects and Partners to Monitor (part III)

** This is the third in a three part blog series on regional biomass based on our Forest Futures Salon in September 2023. See recording here. Our regional agencies and on-the-ground partners have ...

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Why Biomass Facilities Are Essential (part II)

** This is the second in a three part blog series on regional biomass based on our Forest Futures Salon in September 2023. See recording here. The need for biomass facilities in our region is unde...

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Woody Biomass Utilization for a Sustainable Future in Tahoe Truckee (part I)

** This is the first in a three part blog series on regional biomass based on our Forest Futures Salon in September 2023. See recording here. In the heart of the picturesque Tahoe National Forest,...

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A milestone from Tahoe Daily Tribune

Oct. 10, 2023

Birth

In August, Bread & Broth was awarded a Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Grant designed to provide financial resources to continue the organization's efforts to respond to the issue of food insecurity.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Oct. 8, 2023

New Job

Bear River Recreation and Park District announces a new general manager, Miranda Brown, and a ribbon-cutting celebration for its newly renovated Gary D. Clarke Field. Miranda Brown was appointed as general manager on July 25 after serving as a board member for one year.

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A milestone from Mountain Democrat

Oct. 6, 2023

New Job

City of Placerville Vice Mayor Jackie Neau, chair of the El Dorado Transit Board of Directors, recently announced that Brian James has been selected as its new executive director.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Sept. 26, 2023

Congratulations

Robin Laverty-Reves was presented with its 2023 Edi Silverman Community Service Award at the recent American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch Kick-off Brunch Meeting.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Sept. 25, 2023

New Job

Sierra College is accepting applications to serve as an appointed member of the Board of Trustees until the next regularly scheduled election for governing board members in November 2024.

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A milestone from Tahoe Daily Tribune

Sept. 25, 2023

Congratulations

Nevada State Parks announced its nominee, Amy Berry, has been chosen to be the recipient of the prestigious Rockefeller-Udall Award by leaders of America's State Parks during the 2023 National Association of State Parks Directors.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Sept. 25, 2023

Anniversary

Nevada County Master Gardeners' 1.5-acre demonstration garden, located on the grounds of the Nevada Irrigation District in Grass Valley, 1036 West Main St., features Foothill Mediterranean Garden, Cottage Garden, Rock Garden, Raised Bed Gardens, Hoop House, Orchard, Oak Habitat and Native Plant Meadow, Evergreen Edge and a Compost area.

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A milestone from Tahoe Daily Tribune

Sept. 23, 2023

Gratitude

This summer, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation gathered its donors in celebration of over $100 million in grants given to nonprofit organizations and named David Hardie as Distinguished Community Philanthropist.

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A milestone from Mountain Democrat

Sept. 20, 2023

Gratitude

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills seeks grant applications from women who serve as the primary earners for their families and require financial assistance to continue their education or training.

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A milestone from YubaNet

Sept. 19, 2023

Anniversary

The Siakumne Tribe, in partnership with 4 Elements Earth Education, invites the public to gather at the active native village they have built, with traditional bark houses, sweat houses, dance grounds and outdoor kitchen to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Indigenous Peoples Days.

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