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The irresistible aroma of loaves of fresh-baked sourdough bread, sticky cinnamon morning buns and giant chocolate chip cookies emanating from the Blue Door Serbian Bakery in Jackson draw in passerby daily, tempted by the display of handcrafted perfection seen in the window. With one of three…

The 2021 Scavenger Hunt has concluded and we have some great winners. The Mother Lode Land Trust, Farms of Amador, and the Foothill Conservancy would like to thank all of our neighbors who joined us in this fun hunt. We heard from families throughout the County, and we even had an out of are…

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We not only “see the light” but are running madly towards it! Yes, the Volcano Theatre Company is planning a big re-opening summer production of Noel Coward’s “Hay Fever” and we couldn’t be more excited.

Lydia Menley, a yoga teacher at Amador Yoga, was asked to share a bit about why she teaches yoga: “To put it simply, I just really like people. I like that for one hour of their day I get to release them from decisions and noise, so that they can experience rest even just for a moment. When …

Classes will be held on two weekends, April 23-25 and April 30 to May 2.  Trainees must attend both sessions, which will be held on Friday evenings and Saturdays and Sundays during the day at the Jackson Pool. The certification will include CPR, First Aid and Title 22. You can register on li…

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The Miss Amador Scholarship Competition is a prestigious youth scholarship program dedicated to the advancement of youth. It is conducted as a non-profit civic function of the Amador County Fair and the Amador County Fair Foundation for the educational benefit of the youth in Amador County.

On Friday, February 12, we started a series on Resilient Amador. We have become educated on ACEs, learning what it means to be Trauma-Informed, challenges of COVID, and Resilience. Today, we want to share with you community resources. The entire Reaching for Resilience series is available fo…

The Amador County Model Railroad and Museum, 13828 Gold Mine Road (Suite 1) in Pine Grove, will be open to the public on Saturday, April 10th and Sunday, April 11th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come see all the renovation work that has been done to the museum and the layout. ACMRRM will also have…

WHAT: Vitalant (formerly known as BloodSource) will host an Ione Community blood drive to meet the community’s need for blood and blood products. All donors are required to wear a mask or face covering. A COVID-19 antibody test is performed on all donations. The blood drive is sponsored by K…

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Simply Bubbles has another “Champagne and Oyster” event coming up on Saturday, April 10 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Save the date and join Simply Bubbles,  35A Main Street in Sutter Creek, for their upcoming oyster pop-up event!

The Rotary Club of San Andreas will host a drive thru rib dinner on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Treats General Store. Mouth watering ribs, fresh corn on the cob, homemade coleslaw and cornbread. $25 per dinner, 2 dinners for $40. Raffle tickets are $10 each for chance to…

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bureau of Land Management advises wildflower enthusiasts to Know Before You Go and plan ahead as they make plans for wildflower viewing. As the Golden State’s rainfall is at near historic lows, blooms may not be bountiful, so assessing the situation before heading o…

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A Pine Needle Basketry class will be held in Fiddletown on Sunday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $85, includes lunch, all materials needed to make the basket, handouts and instruction materials. To register go to BasketsByMarilyn.com. If you have any questions please email marilyn@ba…