UC Davis digital project makes case for rural way of life

Read about a new rural community media project, in the spirit and tradition of Saving The Sierra!   This project is done through the new

Malcolm Margolin, founder of Heyday Books, wins Lannan Culture Freedom Award

Santa Fe, NM-- Lannan Foundation announced that it has recognized five human rights advocates with Cultural Freedom Awards for 2008. Recipients of the awards represent

Chinese Whispers: Sierra Stories

A new project, funded by the California Story Fund, and produced by the Arts Council of Placer County, will remember Chinese workers who helped build

Storytelling at River Ridge Ranch

Voices of the Valley storytelling guild holds forth on River Ridge Ranch. Picnic from 6 – 6:30 and then be spellbound from 6:30 – 8:30

7th annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Nevada City, Jan. 9-11

Make sure you're in Nevada City on January 9-11, 2009 for the 7th annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival, the largest festival of its

Sierra Speakers Series on iTunesU

Sierra College has posted podcasts of speakers from the Interdisciplinary 6 course "The Sierra Nevada," which examines the breathtaking mountain range that the famous naturalist

Listening to Eastside Stories

Some of the most colorful stories in the history of the American West were written in the landscape known as the Eastern Sierra. Yet only the smallest

Sierra Storyteller

This blog often reposts items by Tom Knudson from his blog "Sierra Summit," but this is a story about him, written by Dave Bunker of

The River: Hiking Trails and History of the South Fork of the Yuba River: Oct. 5

The river brought the pioneers to this green valley. Hardships and hopes were equally doled out by the "the tricky Yuba," as W.T. Ellis would

Dry times, downed trees and climate change

Not many people spend more time outdoors in northeast California than Jay Fair. An 84-year-old fishing guide, he knows just about every back road -

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