Mountain Mandarin Festival

It's Mountain Mandarin Festival time

Placer County loves its mandarins. Anyone who cherishes Placer’s petite pieces of citrus might consider heading over to the Gold Country Fairgrounds, home to this weekend’s 1 ...

Mini pumpkins stuffed with many flavors of fall

Those darling Jack Be Little mini pumpkins used for fall table decorations are actually really delicious baked and stuffed. And, they make a beautiful color accent on a holiday pla ...

Mountain Mandarin Festival approaching

Get ready for something sweet — it’s Mountain Mandarin Festival time. Plans are underway for the 16th annual festival, which will be held Friday through Sunday at the Gold C ...

November boasts calendar packed with fun

Sure, you’ve got Thanksgiving marked on the calendar, but if you’re looking for more fun ways to spend your days this month, consider some of the area’s noteworthy November e ...

Thanks for hard work that made festival a success

Our collective hats are off to Gary Gilligan for his phenomenal organization and management of the Newcastle Area Business Association’s annual Mountain Mandarin Festival 2008. T ...

Fun by the bite

Joanne Neft had tears in her eyes as she gazed up at the crowd coming down the hill. “I just can’t believe this is happening,” she said. Neft was watching the steady stre ...

Get ready to celebrate that favorite fall-winter fruit

Mandarin fans can participate in the 15th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival being held this weekend at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. The festival will include 13 mandarin growers c ...

Mandarin crop is lighter this year but as delicious as ever, farm adviser says

It’s time again for the zipper fruit! Mandarin season is upon us in Placer County. Orchards are opening to excited customers and there’s some information mandarin fans should ...

Fall provides bountiful harvest of appetizing events in foothills

Fall brings with it a bountiful crop of food-and-wine-inspired events in the foothills. You’re sure to work up an appetite just reading about and marking your calendar with any n ...