It’s that time of year again, the last vestiges of the summer heat are slowly fading away and the days are getting shorter. In Nevada County that means it’s time for the hills and mountains to spring to life with vibrant shades of oranges, yellows, and reds. Weather conditions at 2,500 feet in the Sierra Nevada foothills are perfect for the formation of the brilliant colors the area has become known for. As temperatures begin to drop and the days shorten chlorophyll production is slowed in plant life. For many trees and plants this means that colors other than green can become visible. For residents and visitors of Nevada County it means a lively celebration of the colors of fall painting the hillsides and decorating the streets.
The number of upside-down mortgages continues to fall nationwide along with delinquent credit card payments. American consumers are demonstrating the lessons learned from the buy-now-pay-later, get-rich-quick days of the first decade of the 21st Century.
CoreLogic's 2nd Quarter 2013 Equity Report, released today, shows that nationally 2.5 million residential properties returned to positive equity from Q1 through Q2. This means that in 3 months' time more than 5% of residential home loans were able to reach the surface, though 14.5% of mortgages in America are still underwater.
Credit reporting giant TransUnion released its quarterly credit card debt and delinquencies report in August and their numbers are positively down as well. The number of
The Nevada County Italian Festival is back! It takes place this Saturday and Sunday September 14th and 15th.
Poised amongst the bucolic splendor of the 87 acre Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley, visitors of the festival will find no shortage of fun activities, fine wines, and gourmet foods. Run by a volunteer staff, the Italian Festival organizers’ goal is to share the three thousand year old culture and traditions of the Italian peninsula with the residents of Nevada County.
The Nevada County Italian Festival will feature over 20 of the finest Italian food, wine and artisan vendors from the area. Here you'll be able to sample and buy a variety of delicious goods including fresh pizza and pasta, sausage, gelato, and baked goods. You'll also find a