Author: Eileen

Skinny Summer Slushies

Cool off with these guilt-free, fruity slushy drinks. Pick a flavor; blend all the ingredients in blender until smooth and enjoy.             Marvelous Melon 2 cups honeydew, watermelon and/or other like melon in cubes 1 – 1/2 cups ice 1/2 cup sparkling water or club soda 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey dash of salt Optional: Add 1 tablespoon chopped mint, cilantro or basil for a fun herbal twist.   Pineapple Mango 1 cup mango chunks fresh or frozen 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks 3/4 cups ice 1/2 cup sparkling water 2 teaspoons...

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Tank Not MY Idea of a Roadtrip

I should have known something was up. Two kids hanging out on the couches all night, one of them clearly in my spot! Isn’t anyone going to tell them,” I’m thinking (practically out loud!) Finally, Dad heads upstairs and I stay close. “They’re still here,” I’m thinking as I head off to bed, “I know they’re all going somewhere; they’re probably going to leave me here. I sleep restless all night, checking on the kids; come morning, one of them is still in my spot. the other is packing a bag. “I knew it! They’re leaving without me.” I...

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The Maidu Summit Consortium is Born

By Eileen Majors It was a wintery day in the middle of January, 2003 and the location was Westwood, a tiny town in the middle of the Maidu People’s ancient Homelands. It was to be an event calling all Maidu People interested in preserving their homelands. A flyer had been made and distributed by the four who organized the event they were calling the Mountain Maidu Homeland Summit. The subject of the meeting was to “discuss preservation and protection of the Mountain Maidu sacred places,” noting in particular a local mountain lake they call Cham Su Donim Pakanim.  ...

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El Cuatrero Susanville 530-257-8208 Mexican & American Cuisine WebDirecting.Biz

Welcome to El Cuatrero Susanville’s newest restaurant serving Mexican & American cuisine. Whether you come for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or dessert you are sure to find your favorites. Located in Historic Uptown Susanville at the corner of Main and Weatherlow Street this local gem is serving up everything from biscuits and gravy to street tacos, breakfast burritos to steak dinners.    Owner Horacio is a familiar face having cooked throughout Lassen County for decades. His famous, tasty homemade salsas and sauces haven’t changed a bit so come on down and give them a try. Whether you prefer chili...

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New Beginnings

From The Publisher Eileen Heinz Majors   For many, Northern California represents new beginnings, often after retirement or for young families looking for a slower pace. We hear from more and more who have made their way up from the Bay Area and beyond to enjoy a simpler life in our corner of NorCal. As we publish our first summer edition for 2018 we are all ready to welcome visitors across the region for the summer season, many who may have the notion to move up our way one day. Whether you are one of those or one of...

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