Golf Lake Almanor West

How often do you play nine holes and come away feeling like you’ve golfed a championship course?  Welcome to Northern California’s best kept secret, Lake Almanor West!  From the 1st tee to the 9th hole, this course will amaze you with its natural beauty...

Fishing The Frenzy Of The Hex Hatch

By Melissa Wynn Bigstockphoto.comJune and July are the time of year that the Sierra offers its best to the serious fly fisherman. The weather is warm and the hex hatch is in full swing inspiring an annual trout feeding frenzy. Sportsman and naturalists from all over...

Virginia City Grand Prix

April 26-27, 2014   If you have ever been to the antique mining town of Virginia City, Nevada, you’ll likely noticed a big step back in time that accompanies a trip down the windy road leading into town. Each year, trailers and trucks containing everything for a...

The Power of Blueberries

MVLWow! This is one little fruit that proves good things do come in small packages. Blueberries are a good source of Vitamin C, which helps promotes a healthy immune system, and manganese, which aids in bone development. When one begins to examine all the studies done...

Sushi Now At Lake Almanor!

Sushi Now At Lake Almanor! Photo and Article by Mara Dobyns Did you hear? The Red Onion Grill is now offering fresh sushi on Wednesday nights with their regular full menu! I recently had the opportunity to speak with the restaurant’s owner Filip who explained that...

West Shore Winter Wonderland

By Rick Barlupi Lake Almanor is beautiful during the winter, especially on the west side of the lake.  The Forest Service campground is closed, the summer cabins boarded up for the winter, and Plumas Pines Resort & Restaurant closed for the season resulting in the...

Take Up Your Shield!!! by Chrystal deMartimprey

MOUNTAIN VALLEY LIVING HOME & FAMILY Melissa | Mountain Valley Living Magazine  Take up Your Shield!!! By Chrystal deMartimprey ‘Tis the season of sale fliers, radio ads and TV bargains.  They fly at us like arrows from the most skillful archers. Unless...

Why Advertise With Mountain Valley Living, Testimonial

By Eileen Majors MVL One of my favorite stops for advertising is at Morning Star Log Furniture in Chester. Mike and Cathy Simmons just seem like real, old fashioned folks with a cowboy approach to life. Now I know why. Anxious to feature them in our Summer edition I...

Susanville….Seeking Outdoor Adventure

By Melissa Wynn Summer fun around Susanville means hiking the miles of scenic nearby trails. Susanville Ranch Park is a local favorite offering 22 miles of non-motorized, multi-use trails with spectacular meadow and valley views. The park’s southern portion winds...


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