Food & Wine

Just peachy at Loomis orchard

If you’ve ever tasted a perfectly ripe, organically grown peach just off the tree, then you know how delightful that first bite — not too crisp, not too soft — ca ...

Just peachy

If you’ve ever tasted a perfectly ripe, organically grown peach just off the tree, then you know how delightful that first bite — not too crisp, not too soft — ca ...

‘Grape Days of Summer’ a great way to explore region

Everyone’s talking about “farm to table” these days, but it’s nothing new to wineries. Most of their tasting rooms are but a walk from where the grapes are ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

Rocklin/Loomis Basin Rotary gets crabby at annual feed

On Feb. 23, the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin held its 20th annual Feast for Rotary Crab Feed. The event was a near sellout again this year; and the participants left happy ...

Sierra College hosts annual Crab and Shrimp Feed

The Sierra College Patrons and Sierra College Aquatics Program are once again teaming up to host an evening of great food, a silent auction and an exciting raffle. The "Feed& ...

Crab feed helps send students to D.C.

The Newcastle Elementary School History Club’s seventh annual Club Crab Feed and Dance will be held from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in Loomis. The evening will feature a fr ...

Time to celebrate citrus at Auburn's Mountain Mandarin Festival

The 19th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival is quickly approaching. Don’t miss what the new 2012 crop has to offer on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Gold County Fairground ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...