Bridgeport Historic Ranch and Famous Covered Bridge, Nevada County, CA

By Judy Pinegar Feb 26, 2017 –           It was a beautiful sunny/cloudy day in Nevada County. Having a bit of cabin fever due to all the rain, John and I set out for Bridgeport with Hershey, our beautiful, black, half Labrador dog.             Stopping first on the other side of the Yuba River, the […]

Bill Wells Tour of the Delta

httpv://youtu.be/P_GLn8SKwGA Join some Delta rats for a short tour of the fabulous California Delta.  Bill Wells the Executive Director of the California Delta Chambers & Visitor’s Bureau gives a tour of Georgiana Slough and Walnut Grove, Mark Wilson a professional fishing consultant gives some tips for fishing in the Rio Vista area, and finally visit the […]

Incredible Speed Flying Mont Blanc

httpv://vimeo.com/36398302 The above video was shot twice, the morning video had to be scrubbed because one of the speedriders crashed into the mountain in the morning. Speedriding or SpeedFlying, what ever you want to call it, looks impressive and thrilling to say the least! Speed flying is a unique hybrid sport that has combined elements […]

Scotts Flat Lake January 2013

Scotts Flat Reservoir seems to be very close to the spillway elevation which is approximately 3074.8 feet in elevation. That’s the elevation in which the water starts flowing out due to increase in volume from rainfall or from release of water from upper dams.  As of today, the elevation of the water is 3073 or […]

Hiking The Yuba River Independence Trail Going East

By Judy J. Pinegar On Sunday, May  27, 2012 John and I went for a walk. Leaving the Flour Garden Cafe in Grass Valley, we traveled north on Hwy 49 to the parking lot for the Independence Trail. Studying the map, we decided to try the East Trail. We had Angel on a leash, and […]

Bullards Bar Reservoir & Emerald Cove Marina, Dobbins, California

Bullards Bar Reservoir is not in Nevada County, but it is close enough to Nevada City and Grass Valley as to make it a destination for water skiing, house boating and fishing. It’s only 21 miles north of Nevada City off of Highway 49 in the historic gold country. The three closest cities are Nevada […]

Scotts Flat Lake, Nevada County, CA

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htW7RpS67d4 This video was taken off of my deck in Cascade Shores. View Larger Map For all your real estate needs, call or Email: John J. O’Dell Real Estate Broker O’Dell Realty (530) 263-1091 Email John at jodell@nevadacounty.com

Exercise: Good, Leg Pain, Bad – Here’s How to Get One and Avoid the Other

by Lisa J. Lehr Exercise is good. Some of us have undoubtedly made a New Year’s resolution to exercise more. And walking is, for most people, the best choice because it: 1. Doesn’t require much training; 2. Doesn’t require special equipment; 3. Doesn’t (usually) require travel to a special place, such as a gym, pool, […]

Can’t Afford a Big Home, How About a Tiny House?

As Americans downsize in the aftermath of a colossal real estate bust, at least one tiny corner of the house industry. Some put these wheeled homes in their backyards to use as offices, studios or extra bedrooms. Others use them as mobile Jay Shafer, 46, co-founder of the Small House Society, sitting on the porch […]

Nevada City, North Bloomfield, Bridgeport Harley Drive

I found this gem on YouTube httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GxoO74Mu3o John J. O’Dell Real Estate Broker 530-263-1091 To contact the Bridgeport State Park call (530) 432-2546