Jocelyn Maddux

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

Reader Input: Sewer meetings really matter

For persons in North Auburn’s sewer district, facing sticker shock at proposed sewer rates, it is vital to get to both the 7 p.m. Thursday (May 2) meeting at Regional Park&rs ...

Lone Buffalo Vineyards unveils new location, tasting room

Showcasing the foothills for the wines that grow best here is what drives Auburn’s Lone Buffalo Vineyards and has brought awards and sold-out vintages along the way. Now owne ...

Safety group hopes to bring light to Lone Star

Grass Valley residents Deborah and Bruce Jones are hoping to continue a campaign for highway safety at a North Auburn intersection. On Dec. 19, 2003 the Joneses were in a head-on ...

Ag ‘speed dating’ the start of a beautiful relationship

PlacerGrown is putting an agricultural spin on “speed dating.” It’s a way to initiate a dialog between farmers and food buyers as the growing season approaches. “The time ...