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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...

For the Love of Books

If there was ever a time when Lynne Almeida, owner of Spellbinder Books in Bishop, Calif., realized how important an independent bookstore is to a community, it was on 9/11. It was less than a year after she bought...

A Step Out of Time

Learn why land stewardship is critical to our environment. An area north of Lake Tahoe near Truckee dubbed “The Secret Garden,” in the Lower Carpenter Valley, is part of an enormous region that has been untouched for more than 100...

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...

Tahoe Tea

Friends Bring Heart-Sourced Kombucha to the Sierra Nevada. By Katrina Paz Photos courtesy of Folk Brewing Co. There are many things that make a product special: Where it’s made, how it’s made and who makes it. FOLK Brewing Co. incorporates all these...

The Ultimate Street Tacos

Late summer and early fall are still prime time for a backyard barbecue, but people are bone-weary of ribs, burgers and hot dogs with that predictable scoop of potato salad. Kick it up a notch by serving chicken and...

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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...
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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...