Arts & Entertainment

Teens take over Rocklin’s Finn Hall with special production

Recruiting exceptionally talented teens from seven area high schools, the Rocklin Community Theater is set to perform the Broadway musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It,&rdquo ...

Our View: Superheroes bust blocks, banks and brains

“The red capes are coming,” teases Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor in the latest trailer for an upcoming superhero movie. In context it’s an ominous quip about t ...

Rocklin history author helps area library

As the Loomis Library struggles to stay open, its ‘Friends’ organization is holding a speaker’s series this summer with regional favorites and New York Times best ...

Broadway sees bright stars in Rocklin

The show Broadway at Sierra 2015 is getting ready to take center stage in Rocklin. According to Sierra College, more 25 local singers and dancers will take audiences through a revu ...

Detour Before Dark: Carnivore Indominus at The Buckhorn Steakhouse

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  Unde ...

City by the seas - Istanbul constantly teeters between ruin and rebirth

Our captain has gone mad. Scratchy-voiced and bellied liked a snowman, he beckons everyone seated in the open-air stern of the ferry to gather in close. Our craft is chugging over ...

Rocklin author Nanci Lee Woody's first novel’s a winner

When Nanci Lee Woody set out to write her first novel, she turned to her husband for help. After all, they had written a musical together. But it wasn’t his professional inpu ...

American Idol contestant to help Rocklin ‘Celebrate America’

One of the Sacramento region’s biggest flag-waving tributes to America’s colors and military is Celebrate America, put on every year by Destiny Christian Church in Rock ...

Crime spree inspires Rocklin author's novel

Duane Wilson remembers when they called it “shell shock.” He watched his uncle return from World War II emotionally scarred, but never treated for it. As a criminology ...

For area wine drinkers, all roads lead to where Lone Buffalo roam

“There was always a dream out there about owning our own vineyard someday,” recalled Jill Maddux. “And this is that someday.” In 1971, Phil and Jill Maddux ...

Rocklin pulls huge crowd under the sun at Brewfest

Johnson Springview Park was packed Saturday, June 6 as throngs of people arrived for the 7th Annual Rocklin Brewfest. The event raises money for the South Placer Rotary Club to sup ...

Travel: Discover 'the Heart of the Sea' in Mendocino Village

There is a certain allure to hiding from the world, and California has few better places for escaping the frenetic, mind melting pressures of urban-suburban Oceania than Mendocino ...