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Historic High Hand goes solar

The High Hand fruit shed may be 110 years old, but is joining the 21st Century with an installation of inverter solar panels. Designed to convert sunlight into electricity, the pa ...

Gathering celebrates locally grown tomatoes

If you have not yet met the Bloody Butcher, Mr. Stripey or the Mortgage Lifter, it’s not too late. They, along with dozens of other tomato varieties, are being marched out this ...

High Hand gets a high-five from county board

Scott Paris, owner of High Hand Nursery and Café, has been honored by the Placer County Economic Development board. Paris, and his wife, Lisa, received the private sector award f ...

Community Calendar

A candidate night for Republican candidates for the 4th Assembly District will be hosted by the Republican Congress of Placer County at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Veterans Memor ...

Optimistic businesses buck the odds

Against all odds, some bold entrepreneurs have opted to open or expand a local business in 2009. Maddison Bell, 24, opened Minx Salon and Spa in October. The beauty salon is locat ...

Have a roaring good time at child advocate fundraiser

Kathy Wells has become the “eyes and ears” for a child in the Placer County foster care system. The Penryn resident volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). It ...

This fish tale has a happy ending

Several longtime residents of Penryn are living in temporary quarters, while their home gets a makeover. The inhabitants in this case are koi fish, which until recently filled the ...

Chamber event raises $3,000 for Christmas food basket program

Scott Paris, owner of the High Hand Nursery, Café & Conservancy hosted the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce holiday mixer on Dec. 4. According to Henry Schneider, Chamber past pr ...