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Day Tripper

Autumn is actually the perfect time to meander through the Sierra, which is of course famous for its fall colors. (For example, both Nevada City and Mammoth Lakes, Calif., have month-long celebrations, complete with downloadable activity guides and interactive...

Feast at 8,200 Feet

Whether you’re luring home a college freshman with only four days off from school, or just want to skip washing dishes this year, Thanksgiving at High Camp elevates your holiday experience. Pun intended. By Thea Marie Rood Photography by Ben Arnst Thanksgiving...

Q&A with Clint Jolly and Natasha Bourlin

I thought we could start with your professional backgrounds. Clint, can you start us off? C: I grew up in a butcher shop. My family’s had butcher shops in Reno since 1932, so 85 years as a family business. I...

A Cozy Autumn Chowder

Fall makes for interesting seasonal dishes, with late summer produce still around (like the corn in this recipe), but also with that snap in the air, which calls for soups, chilis and chowders. Served with some crusty bread, and...

Locally Sourced October and November 2018

Fall is in the air, as kids choose Halloween costumes and grown-ups sip warm pumpkin lattes. With the change in seasons also comes a renewed vigor for new projects and ideas. Discover how a pair of Reno locals created...

Best of the Sierra

Here are Sierra Living’s Editors’ Picks for people to watch and trends to admire, followed by the “winners” of categories that are very deliberately tongue-in-cheek. Despite our humorous approach, however, we are perfectly serious about our recommendations, all of...

Autumn Vineyards

It’s no secret the Sierra foothills are home to hundreds of wineries and vineyards. In fact, at roughly 2.6 million acres, it’s one of the largest American Viticulture Areas in the country, and includes the counties of Amador, Calaveras,...

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Hadley Rood

Editor’s Note – Snow, Snow, Snow

I recently got back from Los Angeles—checking out law schools with my daughter—and was struck by two things: L.A. is downright friendly anymore and it is always nice out. But one night, we were on our way to Santa Monica for dinner at a family-owned Mexican restaurant, followed by...
Spanish Revival

Sonora’s Spanish Revival

HILLCREST HOUSE IS ONE OF SONORA’S ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTIES. MEET THE WOMAN WHO IS DEDICATED TO PRESERVING IT, WHILE ALSO LIVING IN IT AS A MUCH-LOVED FAMILY HOME. History & Design Spanish-style homes are abundant throughout the posh enclaves of Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills and Monterey. There are even handfuls found in...
Sunset Chasers Glenbrook Bay

Sunset Chasers Glenbrook Bay

Every sunset is a small miracle—which in today’s era of bad news, can be comforting in and of itself. Here at Sierra Living, we encourage you to take a moment—as you leave the office, start cooking dinner, grab the kids from soccer practice—to look to the west during the...