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Winter Safecations

Need a reprieve from the pandemic? Try a California staycation filled with outdoor adventures. Flying to a tropical island or a faraway mountaintop ski retreat sounds perfect at this phase of the pandemic but higher case numbers and new stay-at-home orders leave Northern Californians (relatively) confined to their local area. If you’ve finally finished Netflix (congratulations) and need...

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The Buzz – NorCal – December 2020

Old Becomes New Restoration reinvigorates Grass Valley’s historic Holbrooke Hotel. If the Holbrooke Hotel’s walls could talk, what stories they would tell. Once home to Mark Twain and host to five US Presidents, the Holbrooke dates back to the Gold Rush and is one of California’s oldest operating hotels. And after two years of careful renovation and restoration, it’s finally...

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The Buzz – NorCal – November 2020

Fly Over Half Dome, Jump Out of a Plane Skydive Yosemite offers visitors an unforgettable experience and breathtaking views of the park—especially when traveling toward the ground at 125mph. By Chris Van Leuven “We offer the most unique views in skydiving and the most unique staff I’ve ever worked with,” says Nate Neilson, a tandem instructor with Skydive...

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