New Survey Documents State Contracts Freeze Blow to Sierra Green Economy

A recent survey by the Sierra Nevada Alliance confirms that the State's stop work order on bond funded contracts as of December 17, 2008 has

Obama's Agenda for Rural America

From the new website: "Rural communities face numerous challenges but also economic opportunities unlike anything we have witnessed in modern history. President Obama and

Mule Powered Farming for Small Farm Progress Days

To celebrate Small Farm Progress Days going on right now in the northern Sierra, we bring you the story of a Sierra farmer who saves

Northern Sierra Partnership Launched with $25M in private funding

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined with environmentalists, business leaders and government officials to announce the launch of a public-private partnership between the State of California

Producer's Journal: Words of Wisdom from Sierra Solutions 2008

Today in opening comments at the Sierra Solutions conference, the founding president of the Sierra Business Council, Lucy Blake, spoke with pride about the evolution

Mountain Messenger: How's Business? Not Great.

The Mountain Messenger newspaper is on the streets today detailing the extent of business decline in Nevada City, and the news is shocking.

Sierra License Campaign Gets PG&E Grant

PG&E has contributed $5,000 to the campaign for a specialty license plate to benefit the Sierra Nevada Conservancy. This grant will jumpstart an intense period

Signing Ceremony for Truckee River Operating Agreement

Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne joined U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Harry Reid; Chairman Mervin Wright, Jr. of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of

Sierra Solutions Conference draws leaders from the Sierra Nevada, Mammoth Lakes, CA, Oct. 3-4, 2008

The Sierra Business Council and Sierra Nevada Conservancy are leading a conference that works to build healthy communities, prosperous economies, and environmental quality. Sierra Solutions

Tribe accepts deal to buy Clover Valley land for open space, culture center

A Placer County Indian tribe has tentatively sealed a deal to buy 65 acres from the developer of Rocklin's Clover Valley for public open space

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