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Tuesday | Press-Telegram

L.A. County Fair: A guide to the best things to eat, see and do

Le Grande Ferris wheel on the last day of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Pomona, CA, Life, Food, Hamburger

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Council Says it's Hamstrung by Lack of Funds

California's Judicial Council heard at its Friday meeting a grim report from courts in Glenn and Amador county, where overworked court employees are reportedly losing their homes due to furloughs and low wages.

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Related Topix: Glenn, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Santa Barbara, CA

RecordNET

Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 25, 2014

Stockton Kidney Smart Class will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Stockton Home Training, 545 E. Cleveland St., Suite C, Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Volcano, CA, San Andreas, CA, Lodi, CA, Family, Kids

Sat Aug 23, 2014

News10.net

Thousands step up to support Sand Fire victimsThousands step up to...

After 20 homes and 47 buildings were destroyed by the Sand Fire in El Dorado and Amador counties in July, the community came together Friday night for a special benefit at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, Placerville, CA, Mount Aukum, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Taste the difference at Melon Mania

Take I-80 east toward Reno. Exit at Sierra College Boulevard; turn left. Travel 7 miles to Highway 193 ; turn right.

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Related Topix: Boulevard, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Nevada County, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

News10.net

Missing Plymouth group-home resident locatedMissing Plymouth...

Missing Plymouth group-home resident located A resident of a group home in Plymouth, California, was reported missing Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, CA, Davis, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

RecordNET

Amador Arts' 'Swine Soiree' Saturday will benefit local arts programs

AmadorArts will present its "Swine Soirée" fundraiser for the arts, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Rattlesnake Gulch, a private residence and vineyard near Drytown in Amador County.

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Related Topix: Drytown, CA, Drink, Wine

Sat Aug 16, 2014

RecordNET

'Wild and scenic' rejected for Mokelumne River

A bill to designate a portion of the Upper Mokelumne River as "wild and scenic" has died in the state Legislature, advocates said Friday.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

RecordNET

Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 15, 2014

Town Hall Arts, 145 Stone Street, Copperopolis Town Square, will offer Beginning and Intermediate Drawing Basics with Peggi Kroll-Roberts of Angels Camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 22. Cost of instruction is $80 plus $4 classroom fee.

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Related Topix: Copperopolis, CA, Angels Camp, CA, August, CA, Sacramento, CA, Drytown, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sand fire benefit planned for El Dorado County fairgrounds

A dinner to benefit those who suffered loss during the Sand fire is scheduled for Aug. 22 at the El Dorado County fairgrounds in Placerville.

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Related Topix: Placerville, CA, El Dorado County, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dunne on Wine: Barbera best on its own or blended?

After my initial search at the Barbera Festival for barberas augmented with other varieties, I made another sweep though the orchard looking for releases consisting solely of barbera.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Vineyard, CA, Placer County, CA, Sacramento, CA

The Drinks Business

US wineries count cost of latest fire

Winemakers in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California are assessing levels of smoke taint in their vineyards after a fire swept through the region earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Fire, El Dorado County, CA, El Dorado, CA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Nosh Pit: Amador winemakers hope fire's impact is minimal

The Sand fire of Amador County was declared 100 percent contained Aug. 2, after scorching more than 4,200 acres and leaving a giant cloud of anxiety around the Sierra foothills wine country.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Fire

Fri Aug 08, 2014

MoneyWeek

A feisty white from a wine wizard

Terre Rouge is located on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada in Amador County's Shenandoah Valley.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Fiddletown, CA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency As Wildfires Rage On

Gov. Edmund "Jerry" Brown declared a state of emergency in California on Saturday caused by a number of wildfires that have burned thousands of acres, destroyed residences and damaged infrastructure.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, El Dorado County, CA, Fire

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News10.net

Sand Fire victims warned about unscrupulous contractorsSand Fire...

As victims of the Sand Fire in El Dorado and Amador counties return to rebuild after the blaze destroyed their homes, there's a warning about unscrupulous contractors.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin firefighters assist with fires in Amador, Butte counties

Marin firefighters are among the fire crews working to contain multiple blazes throughout the state, including fires in Amador and Butte counties.

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Related Topix: Fire, Butte County, CA, Marin County, CA, Forest Ranch, CA

Los Angeles Times

California firefighters battle 200 new wildfires in a single week

A burned out car sits near a home that was also destroyed in the Sand fire in Amador County in Northern California.

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Related Topix: Fire, California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Firefighters continue to battle Northern California, Yosemite blazes

Firefighters continued to make progress Monday night battling a Northern California wildfire after banishing a private drone from the skies as water-dropping helicopters made repeated assaults on the flames.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Plymouth, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: What you need to know for Tuesday

Hot days, cool nights: The next couple of days spell summer in Sacramento: 100 degrees when the sun is out, temperatures in the 60s at night.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Weather, El Dorado County, CA

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