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19 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

El Dorado County: an Historic Region for Wine Tasting

On a gorgeous first day of spring 2014, I drove with a friend up to El Dorado County, California, for a visit to Boeger Winery, situated on a ridge rising above the historic village of Placerville.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, Wine, Drink, California, Placerville, CA, UC Davis

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Search undertaken for two inmates missing from prison in Amador County

Following a security check, the men, identified as Patrick Raines, 21, and Johnny Maciel, 37, were confirmed missing at 10:50 a.m., according to a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation news release.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Placer County, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. Announces Appointment of New CFO

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. announces that the Board of Directors has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer in an effort to further reduce ongoing general and administrative costs while maintaining financial and reporting standards.

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Related Topix: University of Wyoming

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Mine fire closes section of road in Amador County

Part of Red Corral Road near the Amador County community of Pioneer will be temporarily closed beginning Saturday while crews work to extinguish a fire inside a mine.

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Related Topix: Fire, Pioneer, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

In El Dorado County

Local Minute Quiz - Where is 'Skull' county?

Many counties have fairly innocuous names, such as El Dorado translating to "The Golden," or Mariposa translating to "butterfly," but Calaveras County stands apart with its rather morbid name, translating to "skull" county.

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Related Topix: Calaveras County, CA, California, Alpine County, CA, Angels Camp, CA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Knco radio

Cal Fire and National Guard Fire Training

As drought conditions continue to have a hold on California, Cal Fire and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training.

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Related Topix: Ione, CA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

SFGate

Wine Tree Farm sits on a 40-acre ranch in Amador County.

Wine Tree Farm sits on a 40-acre, solar-powered ranch in Amador County. The tasting room, below, opened in May inside the warehouse.

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Related Topix: Amador City, CA, Wine, Drink, Drytown, CA, Travel

Patch.com

Watch as Cal Fire, National Guard Train for Fire Season [Photos, Video]

The following is a news release from Cal Fire: As drought conditions continue to have a hold on California, CAL FIRE and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training.

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Related Topix: Ione, CA, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Latest on low snow, scattered rain in Northern California

REPORTING LIVE AT THE STATE CAPITAL, KCRA THREE NEWS. NOW TO OUR OTHER TOP STORY , RAIN AND SNOW IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RIGHT NOW.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Pop/Rock, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Placer County, CA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Examiner.com

The 2014 Consumer Wine Awards, by the numbers

Just over a week ago, on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014, a panel of a most unique assortment convened in Lodi, California to pass judgment on over one hundred wines from more than ten United Sates and three foreign countries.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, California, Lodi, CA, Calaveras County, CA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Nosh Pit: Silver lining for winemakers in state's drought

Despite recent rains, the great parching of California continues, with much of Folsom Lake still resembling Burning Man's craggy Black Rock Desert and Central Valley farmers preparing for a dust-bowl spring and summer.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Agriculture, Science

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Thrill rides routine as youth rodeo flies high in Plymouth

Cierrra Hubbard looks at her competition during the breakaway finals at the Challenge of Champions by the California High School Rodeo Association at Amador County Fairground in Plymouth on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, CA, Phelan, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Acton, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Man booked for killing dog, firing on neighbors, Amador deputies

An Amador County man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly firing on deputies and his neighbors after shooting a dog.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Daffodil Hill closing Sunday - or earlier

John Hass of Concord takes pictures of the thousands of daffodils planted at McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill on Wed., March 19, 2014 in Amador County.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Thrill rides routine as youth rodeo flies high in Plymouth

Sunday was the culmination of the three-day Challenge of Champions rodeo put on by the California High School Rodeo Association at Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, CA, Education Etc., Acton, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Storms coming, but no 'March miracle' for drought

Subramaniam Masanan, and his wife Prabavathy Palaniappan of Tamilandu, India walk wit their daughter Mythili Subramaniam as they visit McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill in Volcano in the hills of Amador County a day before the first day of Spring on Wed., March 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Volcano, CA, Sacramento, CA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Daffodil Hill is full of spring time blooms

METEOROLOGISTS WILL DISCUSS THE ONGOING DROUGHT IN CALIFORNIA AND THE NATIONAL FLOOD RISK.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Daffodil Hill opens in Amador County

WEST ON HIGHWAY 4 AND WESTBOUND 80, LOOKING GOOD AND IN THE BRAIN. BACK TO YOU. NOTHING SAYS SPRING LIKE THE SITE OF FLOWERS.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

National Geographic

Rare "Albino" Redwood May Hold Clues to the Super-Trees' Longevity

A group of preservasionists is fighting to keep a rare albino redwood in Cotati, California, one of just 10 trees of its kind known in existence.

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Related Topix: Cotati, CA, Colorado State University, Plant Biology, Biology, Science, UC Santa Cruz

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