Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Here’s something to contemplate over your morning fruit juice. A few years back, doctors discovered the “grapefruit effect”—the fact that drinking grapefruit juice affects the way certain blood pressure medications work. Doctors have since found that...
Bridging the Generation Gap

Bridging the Generation Gap

As technology has launched us into the industrial age, fewer families care for the elderly and disabled in their homes and more opt for professional long term care in a skilled nursing facility. As a result, many of these aging and challenged members of society have...
Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog

Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog

When we think of frogs we tend to think of warm summer nights and the sound of their croaking song. The Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog however prefers the cooler glaciated ponds and elevations above 6000 feet. This high mountain hopper makes it home in wet...

The Moonlight Fire

A Mountain Valley Healing   On Sept. 3 2007 I stood on my porch in Westwood, Ca and watched as flames crawled over the mountain into Moonlight Valley. Over the next several days, news media flocked to our small mountain community as those few flames grew into the...
Safe Travel With The Kids

Safe Travel With The Kids

bigstockphoto   Traveling with children can be a delight and a challenge. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has the following tips for safe and stress-free family travel. Always use a car safety seat for infants and young children. All infants and toddlers...
Indian Valley Road Trip 0113

Indian Valley Road Trip 0113

A bicycle ride, walk/jog or drive around beautiful Indian Valley allows one to soak up the beauty and imagine the yester years of this remote location once inhabited by the mountain Maidu tribe. Peter Lassen was intrigued by the beauty and potential to make money from...
Recipe For A Safe Road Trip

Recipe For A Safe Road Trip

By Paul Romesburg MVLToday we tend to be in a perpetual rush, thinking about things we find more important than preparing our vehicles for a change in weather. While spending time at an auto shop may be inconvenient, it could save you hours of being stuck on the side...
Quincy Road Trip 0113

Quincy Road Trip 0113

MVL The site of Quincy in the American Valley was named for the Illinois home of H. J. Bradley when the Post Office was established 17 December 1855.  Bradley was instrumental in securing the formation of Plumas County and locating the first county seat at his hotel....
Critters Along The Way

Critters Along The Way

By Melissa Wynn It is true when they say that the journey is half of the adventure. When road trippin’ in our neck of the woods you are sure to spot some kind of critter along the way. Each of our small mountain communities hosts its own population of magical...
Chico Road Trip 2013

Chico Road Trip 2013

satava.com   Chico, originally Rancho Chico, the vast acreage belonging to John Bidwell, was the hub for advancement in agricultural plant development as well as a social and cultural center for the upper Sacramento Valley. From humble Chico Normal School to today’s...
ROAD TRIP On the River – Truckee, CA

ROAD TRIP On the River – Truckee, CA

THE RIVER STEET INN By Eileen Majors Courtesy of River Inn MVLWe found a little jewel nestled on the edge of Truckee’s historic Old Town, and sitting on the banks of the Truckee River. This quaint Bed and Breakfast was built in 1885 and is currently owned by Matt and...
Christmas Concerts At Susanville Symphony

Christmas Concerts At Susanville Symphony

Brian TaylorChristmas Spirit! That’s what this concert is all about.  This time around what better way to get you in the holiday spirit than singing!!  The Susanville Symphony Holiday concert will be introducing the newly formed Susanville Choral Society directed by...
POINSETTIA FOLD NAPKINS

POINSETTIA FOLD NAPKINS

Use thick, red, pink or white cloth napkins to make your poinsettias. Press napkins flat. Lay flat and smooth out on clean, flat surface. Fold each corner in to the center and smooth so you see a square with an X quartering it. Now,  fold all four new corners to the...