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We are so proud of our Cal Solar intern Josh Pryor, from Bitney Springs High School. He recently received his OSHA 10 Card, after completing a training course teaching recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace. Josh (left), pictured with one of his mentors...

Photo: Charles Sharp pictured in front of the Frenchtown Inn tasting room. Tucked away on 100 acres in the rural heart of north Yuba County, Frenchtown Inn opened two years ago catering to a diverse customer base of people looking for a quiet, relaxing weekend for...

Flames lashed 30-feet-high in the backfield of their Paradise home as Diana and Bill Toci rushed to pack their cars. They fled the Camp Fire with a small filing cabinet, a few paintings, some photos and, most importantly, family that included Diana’s father and sister, Oscar and Janet Deen. They...

Ana Barazza pictured in front of her solar array on her home in Penn Valley. Recently moving from the Bay Area to Penn Valley, Omar and Ana Barazza were astounded with the cost of energy – especially the cost generated from our hot summer days. Then they happened upon...

Phil, Anne and Jackson Starr owners of Sierra Starr Winery pictured at their end of the year sparking wine event Phil Starr is a big fan of solar. Starr is owner, along with his wife Anne and son Jackson, of Sierra Starr Winery. “We’ve had solar at...

Photo: Chris Maher, General Manager of the BriarPatch Co-op pictured next to the array in front of the store. Grocery stores generate very high energy usage. When you consider the ongoing lighting, technology, and warming and cooling in every department, the bills can be astronomical. Such was the...

PG&E was damned Tuesday by Placerville city leaders, with the City Council unanimously voting to send a vociferous “letter of condemnation” to the power company that turned off the lights Sunday, Oct. 14 as an ostensible wildland fire prevention tactic. Most of El Dorado County...