mandarins

Freezing temperatures to linger in Auburn, foothills

A string of sub-freezing nights in Auburn and the foothills will continue through Thursday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Temperatures are expected to slowly move u ...

Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...

Summer sticking around in Auburn, Placer County

  The final vestiges of the warmth of summer are lingering well into the fall, giving hope to mandarin growers and headaches to firefighters. At Abel’s Garden House on ...

Mandarins bring zest to fall

It’s a good year for mandarins at Highland Orchard in Penryn. “For us, personally — everyone is different — we have a great crop,” Highland’s Tony Aguilar Jr. said. ...

Mandarin farmers scramble to beat freeze

Placer County's mandarin growers had their fingers crossed tightly as they watched the thermometer this week. Temperatures were predicted to dip to the freezing point, threatening ...

Shop locally for 'only in Loomis' gifts

You don’t have to travel far to find uniquely Loomis gifts – just take a drive down Taylor Road and make a few stops. Start at Foothill Feed & Gift. Amidst their inventory of ...

Business Briefs

Rejuvenate offers free day at the spa Free massage and skincare services will be offered at the Rejuvenate Day Spa Annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Study says mandarins contain cold-relief substance

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have confirmed that the juice from Owari Satsuma mandarins grown in Placer County, California orchards contains significant amou ...

Manadarin support now could reap rich future rewards

Agriculture proponent Joanne Neft might very well have the hook to put Placer County’s mandarins on the map, but she can’t do it alone. On a quest to determine the health benef ...