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Moving to A Small Town in The Mountains Isn’t Always What You Expect It to Be

(Pine Grove, CA) The excitement of moving to a new place is always met with surprises. I’ve moved several times in my life to new states. Most of them were before I’d turned 14. Each town my family moved to was as different as they could be, but the surprise that came from moving to the small town of Pine Grove was a bit of a shock.
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Events in Amador County You Don’t Want to Miss Before the End of July

(Jackson, CA) The middle of summer is here, and with summer break soon ending, it can be a hassle to find a few activities that your family and friends can enjoy. Before you make any plans this weekend, consider one of these events happening right in your county. Each activity is only going to be around until the end of this month, so don’t miss out on the fun!
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When the Nightlife Only Exists Thanks to a Couple of Bars

(Jackson, CA) Growing up in a small town is great. The people are friendly, crime is low, and everybody knows everybody. It’s quiet, tame, and the community looks out for each other. A small town is the perfect place to start a family and make long lasting friendships. The one thing it’s not so great at is having a nightlife.
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Why You Should Never Wait Too Long to Visit Your Own Town’s Natural Wonders

(Photo provided by courtesy of the Amador Council of Tourism) (Volcano, CA) Sad news was delivered on Monday via Facebook about one of Amador Counties popular attractions. After 80 years, the Ryan family announced that they were closing Daffodil Hill indefinitely. The reason behind the family’s decision was because of the ever-growing popularity and the inability to regulate the traffic and parking for the Hill’s visitors.
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Buying A New Flag For 4th of July This Year? Here’s How to Retire Your Old One!

(Jackson, CA) Have you looked at your flag lately? With the 4th of July right around the corner, it is, after all, the most patriotic way you can display the pride you have for your country. If you’ve noticed it’s looking tired and worn, it may be time to replace it. But did you know there is a process for properly retiring your U.S. flag?
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If Your Town Isn’t Full of Travelers, I Know Jackson Is!

(Photo supplied by the Amador Council of Tourism @ visitamador.com) (Jackson, CA) Fun Fact: 11% of Americans have never traveled out of the state where they were born. Do I believe that holds true for the people of Jackson, CA? Not at all. While there are those who have lived here their whole lives, I don’t believe for a second that they haven’t traveled at least once out of state.
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Top 3 Favorite Restaurants in Jackson, CA

(Jackson, CA) When it comes to good food and excellent service, what’s the first thing you look for? Is it an attentive server? Is it a hot meal cooked to perfection? Or is it the way you were greeted by a warm and friendly atmosphere when walking into the establishment?