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In Memory of John Laughton Dawson, 1940~2012

Murphys, CA….John Laughton Dawson died December 14, 2012, in Murphys after a three year battle with illness. He was 72 and died peacefully at home with his wife of 52 years Eileen by his side. John was born March 10, … READ MORE

Kansas City Bar-B-Cue and Deli

Coming December 7th to Yogurt Your Way – Kansas City Bar-B-Cue and Deli featuring pulled pork sandwiches, smoked tri-tip sandwiches,,smoked turkey breast sandwiches, spareribs various cold cuts and cheeses for sandwiches, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, salad of baby greens … READ MORE

Happy Thanksgiving

Murphys wishes our community and visitors a terrific Thanksgiving.  Enjoy the turkey and fixings and then get out there and enjoy the beautiful weather we are expecting.  Thanksgiving weekend can be a great time to take a walk or get … READ MORE

Winter Wedding Special

The Belles & Whistles Event Collaborative have just announced special pricing on an all inclusive Winter Wedding package at Arnold Black Bear Inn! It includes cocktail hour and dinner by the delicious Lunch Lady Catering team, wedding cake from Butter … READ MORE

Congratulations to Twisted Oak

Congratulations to Twisted Oak whose estate-grown 2009 Calaveras County “Torcido” Garnacha has earned #50 on the Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Top 100 Wines of 2012. Earlier this year when the 2009 Torcido was given a 93 point score by Wine Enthusiast, … READ MORE

Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire

October 19-21, 2012 – 35th Annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire – The Independence Hall Quilters will again hold their annual Quilt Faire at the beautiful Ironstone Vineyards Winery in Murphys, California. As always, numerous quilts, wall hangings, wearable art, handmade … READ MORE

Sierra Green Days – September 29th and 30th

Sierra Green Days is back for its third year, offering family fun and an educational experience with a focus on local and sustainable living. Sierra Green Days will be held on the beautiful grounds of Ironstone Vineyards just outside Murphys, CA … READ MORE

Laraine Winery Has A New Name!

On October 6th 2012, Laraine Winery officially changed its name to Four Winds Cellars and simultaneously launched its new label. This change came after nearly a year long effort to create a name and label design that would reflect both … READ MORE

Murphys in The Wall Street Journal’s 30 Great Places to Retire

The Wall Street Journal recently published an e-book entitled “30 Great Places to Retire” and once again Murphys has made the cut. In fact, Murphys is the only California location included. Those of us who live here know it’s a … READ MORE

HISTORY COMES ALIVE IN MURPHYS

A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stoned walls, iron shutters, and pastoral gardens with white picket fences ...

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