Where To Get Phone Service in Valley Springs / Burson

September 21st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Living in a rural area like Valley Springs makes having reliable phone service a must. Depending on your direct needs, there are several phone service providers for you to choose from….. XFINITY Voice from Comcast Starting at $19.00/mo for 6 months….. Unlimited local and long distance calling to the US, Canada and Puerto Rico Voicemail […]

Where To Get Cable TV Service in Valley Springs / Burson

September 21st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Some of us move to rural areas to get away from the hustle and bustle, but that doesn’t mean that we want to be cut off from civilization completely. We still want TV! When deciding on a cable television service provider, be sure to first figure out how many channels you will want and how […]

Where To Get Internet in Valley Springs CA and Burson CA

September 21st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

With country living comes hit or miss internet service, especially if you live in one of Calaveras County’s rural areas, like Valley Springs or Burson. If you have a land-line at home, a simple dialup internet connection will work on almost any home phone line. Dialup Providers: BasicISP Phone: (800) 456-3118 Email: Support@BasicISP.net Copper.net Phone: […]

Fruit Growers Laboratory, INC – Drinking Water Testing Services

September 21st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) is a full service agronomic and environmental laboratory in California, consisting of a primary laboratory and corporate office in Santa Paula, two satellite laboratories in Stockton and Chico, as well as a field service office in Visalia. FGL provides environmental and agricultural analytical support services to a variety of clients […]

Find Burson, CA Foreclosures, Short Sales and REO’s

September 21st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Strike while the iron is hot! Now is the time to find available Foreclosures, Short Sales and REO’s in Burson, CA, all at affordable prices. Don’t let the possibly to own your own property in the beautiful Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County pass you by! Here are a few places to find Burson Foreclosures, Short […]

Todays Gold Price Per Ounce – Charts And History

September 10th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Today’s Gold Price Per Ounce – Charts And History

Mullins Farms Donates to AIDS Walk Los Angeles

September 1st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

VALLEY SPRINGS, CA – August 2011 – Mullins Farms of Valley Springs, CA has contributed to the fight against AIDS with a donation to the 2011 AIDS Walk Los Angeles. First developed in 1984 by Craig R. Miller, the world’s first AIDS Walk took place during the height of the epidemic, on July 28, 1985 […]

Burning Man 2012 – Now With A Farmer’s Market!

August 31st, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Located on the Playa at Baghdad and 530, the Black Rock City Farmers Market opens at 8:00am Tuesday, August 30th thru Friday, September 2nd with a great big smile. “It’s 8am, you’re dusty, you’re hankering for a slice of juicy melon, a gnarly carrot or a sweet cob of corn; the BRC Farmers Market can […]

How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

August 24th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Have you ever wondered how much water you should be drinking in a day? Me too!! While I wasn’t able to find anything absolute and concrete, I did find some general recommendations one should follow. Here’s what I could find: – The typical recommendation is eight to twelve 8 ounce glasses of water a day. […]

Hawg Dawgs – The Best Gourmet Hot Dogs In Town

August 24th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Here’s the thing about hot dogs – they can be hit or miss. And when they miss, they usually miss big and you spend the next several hours extremely annoyed that the dog wasn’t just right. Such is not the case with hot dogs from Hawg Dawgs in Valley Springs, CA. Not only are they […]

Gold Country Campground Resort In Pine Grove, CA

August 24th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Gold Country Campground Resort in Pine Grove, CA offers outdoor living at its best; from spacious tent camping sites, and RV spots with full hook-ups, to motel rooms, cottages, and fully-furnished cabins. Among the pines are the tent and RV camping sites, all within walking […]

Dell’Osso Family Farm – Holidays On The Farm – Ice Skating, Zip Lines, Snow Tubing, Holiday Lights, Train Rides And More!

August 14th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

“Holidays on the Farm” at Dell’Osso Family Farm 501 S. Manthey Road Lathrop, CA 95330 (209) 982-0833 Open November 26 thru January 2 In 2009, Dell’Osso Family Farm took a huge leap of faith and added “Holidays on the Farm” to their repertoire. Their Pumpkin Maze has been a gigantic success for years, so why […]

Dell’Osso Family Farm Corn Maze, Pumpkin Blaster And Fall Attractions In Lathrop CA

August 14th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Dell’Osso Family Farm was founded in the 1920’s by three brothers from Italy who started farming asparagus. Rudy Dell’Osso, the son of one the original brothers, took over in the 1950’s and expanded the farm to produce alfalfa, beans, and tomatoes. In the mid 1970’s, Rudy’s son, Ron Dell’Osso, joined the business and added pumpkins, […]

Party And Event Planning Guide: How Much Alcohol Will My Guests Drink

August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

How Much Alcohol Will My Guests Drink? A rough estimate of how much people will drink is two alcoholic drinks the first hour and one each additional hour. Of course, if you’re at a frat party it might be quite a lot more. If your party is 4 hours and you have 100 guests that […]

Activities At Lake Camanche Recreation Area – Hiking, Movies, Boating, Fishing And More!

August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Aside from camping, the Lake Camanche Recreation Area offers a variety of fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities for all ages. FISHING – Best known for great bass fishing, Lake Camanche is also a favorite spot for trout anglers; with the large trout pond at the South Shore serving as a perfect place for children […]

Camping At Lake Camanche Recreation Area

August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Whether you’re staying a few hours or several days, there are so many ways to enjoy Lake Camanche, you’re sure to find more than enough fun to satisfy the whole family. The Lake Camanche Recreation Area consists of two shores, North Shore and South Shore, each with electronic gates that open at 5:00am and close […]

Valley Springs Churches In Valley Springs California – Church Directory

August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Church Directory Of Valley Springs, California Assembly Of God Valley Christian Center 2475 Silver Rapids Road – Valley Springs, CA (209) 772-2090 Sunday School 9 am – Donuts & Fellowship 10 am Morning Worship 10:30 am – Eve Worship 6 pm Bible Study & Youth Group – Wed 7 pm Baptist First Missionary Baptist Church […]

California Low Cost Auto Insurance (CLCA) For Low Income Residents

August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Are you an unemployed or low income resident of California? California now has a low cost auto insurance plan that most the State’s counties are participating in. Get more info here. Requirements: All participants must meet income guidelines 1 Person = $27,075 2 People = $36,425 3 People = $ 45,775 4 People = $55,125 […]

Valley Springs Farmers Market – What Do You Think?

August 12th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

We’ve been fans of Farmers Markets for years, long before they inception of Mullins Farms. They’re a great way to get to know your local growers as well as enjoy a wide selection of fresh fruits and vegetables; especially produce we’ve never tried before. Offering fresh foods, local honey, olive oil, and homemade crafts, and […]

Our Love / Hate Relationship with Paper Wasps And Yellow Jackets

August 11th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

If there’s one thing I’ve learned while battling the wasps that have made themselves at home on our property, it’s that insects are most definitely called bugs and pests for a reason. Of course, they’re also incredibly useful and an important part of the cycle of life, so how to handle them without ruining the […]

Clements Ridge Produce And Winery In Clements CA

August 5th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Traveling from Valley Springs, you’ll come upon Clements Ridge Produce as you turn from Highway 12 to Highway 88, and I highly recommend you stop and check it out. Family owned and operated by Mick and Jeanette McQueen, sons Patrick, who helps with the farming, Justin, who manages the store, and daughter Kristyn, who helps […]

Free Wireless WiFi Locations In Valley Springs, CA

July 25th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Sometimes living in a rural area means spotty internet service. Fortunately there are several locations in Valley Springs that offer free WiFi service to their customers. Starbucks Coffee 200 E. Hwy 12 #E1 Valley Springs, CA 95252 PHONE: (209) 772-2645 HOURS: Mon-Fri 5am-9pm; Sat & Sun 5:30am-9pm Hawg Dawg’s Gourmet Dawgs 200 E. Hwy 12 […]

Mullins Farms Joins Servint’s Managed Dedicated Server Hosting

July 19th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Since 1995 ServInt webhosting has been successfully serving its clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year. They’ve aided some of the world’s largest bloggers, retailers, and web developers get started on their servers and helped them grow to new heights. They will completely manage your server for you […]

Feeding Steelhead Trout At The Mokelumne River Hatchery – Great Family Fun!

July 18th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Managed and operated by the California Department of Fish and Game, the Mokelumne River Hatchery was built by the East Bay Municipal Utility District in 1964, as a way to better replace the salmon and steelhead spawning habitats that were disturbed by the building of the Camanche Dam, and originally consisted of one mile of […]

A Country Boy Can Survive Song Lyrics by Hank Williams Jr

July 8th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

What a great song! The preacher man says its the end of time And the Mississippi River shes a goin dry The interest is up and the Stock Markets down And you only get mugged If you go down town I live back in the woods, you see A woman and the kids, and the […]

Rocky Mountain Oysters Recipe – Bull Testicles Are AWESOME!

July 7th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

This post is by Hilary Shepherd. I have been eating these things forever and love every bite. Mhhhhhh – Craig Mullins I never thought I’d say this, but not only have I eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters on more than one occasion, I have enjoyed them each time. And now, thanks to the Alameda County Fair […]

Valley Springs Mobile Notary $10 Per Signature

July 7th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Living in a small town like Valley Springs shouldn’t mean you have to give up certain luxuries larger cities offer. Like the services of a local Valley Springs mobile notary. I am available to witness and notarize a variety of documents, including quitclaim deeds, deeds of trust, grant deeds, powers of attorney, loan documents, and […]

Valley Springs California Mortgage Loan Rates

July 6th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Check the latest Valley Springs California Mortgage Loan Rates, comparing 30-Year Fixed, 15-Year Fixed, and 5/1 ARM. Powered by CA Loan Rates

Mullins Farms Joins Calaveras County Farm Bureau

July 6th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

This is truly a wonderful time in the life of Mullins Farms. We’re starting to get to know our community of fellow farmers, and now we’re proud members of the Calaveras County Farm Bureau. Our local County Farm Bureau office is located in Valley Springs, while the main California Farm Bureau Federation Headquarters is located […]

Valley Springs Real Estate And Homes For Sale

July 6th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

I’ve wanted to own a little acreage for as long as I can remember, but growing up in the big city, I never actually thought it was viable goal. Until I realized I just wasn’t looking in the right place. I met someone who wants the same thing I do out of our land, and […]