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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...

Supporting products from solar farms is one way you can support clean energy! The "solar apiary": the innovative combination of solar farm plus wildflower plantings plus beekeeping plus marketing direct to consumers was a neat way to communicate one of the powerful benefits of clean energy—namely, that...

With 2019 fast approaching, and decreasing tax credits on the horizon, now is the time to schedule your free feasibility survey with Cal Solar. We have all the information you’ll need on solar, including important details on the federal tax credits and special financing. While deadlines are...