Thursday May 16
In El Dorado County
Placerville's Wakamatsu Farm Festival this Weekend
The festival honors the site's residents, dating back to the Nisenan tribe and through time with the first Japanese colony in America and the Veerkamp family farm.
Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy
Actress Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed article on Tuesday that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
The Driving Force of Biomimicry
As Earth Day dawns, it is clear the 15-year-old field of "biomimicry" is robust.
PHOTOS: Earth Day Festival 2013
From bike rides, to reptiles, to water conservation, to conserving the town's natural beauty, Glendora had a little of everything to offer during the Earth Day Festival.
It's grow time: Farmers market season kicks off with certified growers
Photo for The Union by John Hart The first day of the season for the Nevada County Certified Growers' Market, Saturday morning, Northstar house, 12075 Old Auburn Road, off McCourtney Road.