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Betty Albert Chronicles

California-born Betty Albert is a freelance writer, journalist, blogger and author (“Lost in Italy and Loving it”, Amazon/Kindle). She was practically born in a restaurant, so holds dear the art and science of good eating, healthy living and those who make it so. Betty has a 20-year corporate history with AT&T, another 20 with professional photography, and a love affair with organic gardening fed by her certified naturopathic practice.

Betty has devoted her senior years to updating and sharing researched articles, interviews with interesting people and travel stories. Ever wonder where that giant eggplant came from? Or what a day in the life of a gondolier looks like? Or the 10 best travel tips in XYZ city might be? Or a New Look at Knee Problems! Gastronomic, natural health or travel reads are easy picks in the Chronicles blog.

Her website is www.bettyalbertchronicles.com, and she can be reached at bettyalbert@earthlink.net.

2 Days in the Napa Valley

In addition to the Kitchens in the Vineyard Tour, we could not go to Napa and miss other favorite haunts. OAKVILLE GROCERY – founded in 1881 On Hwy. 29 traversing Napa, Yountville, St. Helena sites and stops, this oldest continually operating grocery store in California is a destination […]

One More Time with Asparagus

From “TRAVEL TIPS from SeeCalifornia.com” comes this Festival Feature in Fresno, April 15-17: San Joaquin County grows the most asparagus of any place in the U.S. Top 3 California Asparagus Counties: San Joaquin 42.2% | Fresno 28.6%  | Monterey 27.4% Asparagus is planted in the ground three years before it […]

Placerville in the News

Channel 10 visited Placerville Hardware early Friday, April 8 while Walt Gray was at Sweetie Pies interviewing an El Dorado County favorite. It’s the April 15-18 2016 Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit that is highlighting Placerville’s history prior to the September 2016 World Gold Panning Championship event at the El Dorado […]