Autumn in Nevada City and Grass Valley | Visit California

When gold miners poured into the Sierra foothills in the mid-1800s, they fought off homesickness by planting seeds from their hometown trees. That’s why Nevada Street in downtown Nevada City is decorated with century-old sugar maples and American sweetgums (liquidambars) that turn stoplight red in autumn. They’re show-stopping fall foliage champs. Take a stroll around…

15 Best Things to Do in Auburn – 2018 (with Photos) – TripAdvisor

My favorites:  Old Town, Auburn State Recreation Area, visiting nearby Nevada City and Grass Valley to name a few.  Be sure to check out some of the lovely architecture by touring Historic Auburn along with its canyon neighborhoods, including Aeolia Heights and Robie point.  Contact me and I will be your guide! Things to Do…

Neighborhood of the week: Auburn’s Historic Aeolia Heights

Stately manors, contemporary castles, Prairie-style abodes and quaint cottages comprise the neighborhoods of Auburn, California. The mix of vintage homes and modern manses of Aeolia Heights – one of its most charming and unique neighborhoods is steeped in history. Auburn is known for its collection of handsome homes in beautiful vintage neighborhoods, and none are more…

Super Bowl 50: A Game Day Guide to the Bay Area

First, a clarification—or maybe even an admission: “Game Day” really means Game Week, Game Month, Game Season, Game Year. We impassioned football fans are like kids at Christmas: No sooner is the Super Bowl winner official than the countdown begins to next year’s big day. Baseball and basketball are fine distractions—okay, for some of us mighty…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

New Year’s resolutions. We make (and break) them every year. But this time it’s going to be different, right? Right! Because this year we’re taking those seemingly impossible to keep personal resolutions and applying them to our homes. Based on some of the most common resolutions, we’ve put together a list of five ways you can improve…