Mountain Mandarin Festival

Mountain Mandarin Festival needs more volunteers

As the Mountain Mandarin Festival has grown from several hundred visitors to 30,000 visitors, the need for volunteers has multiplied.  Festival manager Gary Gilligan says that ...

Newcastle Area Business Association awards scholarships

Each year the Newcastle Area Business Association (NABA) awards $,1000 scholarships to students who live in the Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir areas. Funds for the scholarships come f ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Mandarin festival this weekend in Auburn; Remembering the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination and Media Life

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Ready to get your mandarin on? The Mountain Mandarin Festival is coming to the Gold Country Fairgrounds starting tomorrow. Reporter Andrew Westrope wil ...

Ripe for the picking, a sure sign of summer

The summer season is in full swing at Placer County farmers’ markets, which means it is peak season for stone fruit, tomatoes and summer squash. The farmers’ markets ...

Rain thins festival crowd but doesn’t dampen yen for mandarins

The skies were gray but on the ground at the Gold Country Fairgrounds netted bags of bright orange mandarins and umbrellas in an array of hues provided plenty of color for the Moun ...

Time to celebrate citrus at Auburn's Mountain Mandarin Festival

The 19th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival is quickly approaching. Don’t miss what the new 2012 crop has to offer on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Gold County Fairground ...

Test your mandarin recipe acumen at fest

Nearly $2,500 in prizes will be awarded With a $1,900 set of Kitchen Craft cookware for Best of Show and $100 for top place in each category, the annual Mountain Mandarin Festival ...

Mountain Mandarin Festival sweetening up the weekend

The mandarins are coming. The 17th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival kicks off today and continues through Sunday at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. The festival feature ...

Making magic with mandarins

Fall in the foothills just wouldn’t be right without some sweet, sassy mandarins. Placer County’s bright orange bite-sized gems taste great on their own, but can also serve a ...

Be thankful for November full of events

There’s plenty of fall fun to be found in the foothills this month. Fall Wine & Brew Fest The Fall Wine & Brew Fest, hosted by Seniors First, takes place 5-9 p.m. Saturday a ...