Arts & Entertainment

Bill Cosby talks education, life and civil rights with Placer Herald

The voice says, “So where you’ve been? Wait? What? I was told 9 and it’s …” I’m immediately thrown off — that is, before I hear the clas ...

Still summer days for running to Hollywood magic, Disney dreams

Southern California has a lot to offer for someone seeking a good long vacation. It’s far enough away from home that you have no choice but to leave your worries behind, but ...

Lucille’s smokes up some southern magic

A mere glance into lobby of Lucille’s Smokehouse Barb-B-Que may not reveal its unique, storied character. The decades-long tradition is not something that will be seen, but e ...

Shining brass and broken glasses in New Orleans

The Crescent City nocturnal — horns crying under baroque handrails, statue shadows looming in the lamplight. It’s not difficult to see why strangers are drawn to New O ...

PlacerArts to ramp up activity in Rocklin

PlacerArts is setting its sights on opening a new base of operations in Rocklin. The nonprofit announced at the end of July that it’s expanding into a new space at the Parks ...

Heritage Trail museum tour offers 20 museums from Sierra to Valley floor

Remnants of the Gold Rush era, transcontinental railroad history, a granite mining site and a host of other peeks at Placer County’s past are on display Aug. 2 and 3 for the ...

Freshly brewed: Rocklin home beer brewers hit the bright notes

It’s a warm night in Rocklin. Boneshaker’s Community Brew is playing host to group of locals devoted to the timeless craft of making beer. A small, 2 oz glass of a comm ...

Remembering Roy Gardner’s heist in Roseville

Not since the infamous “gentleman bandit” Black Bart had the west coast seen anyone quite like Roy Gardner; and the city of Roseville would face off with him before his ...

College to host ‘Broadway at Sierra’

Fans of New York-style Theater can get their fill of talent and showmanship when the Sierra College Foundation presents a revue of songs from Broadway’s biggest musicals betw ...

Legacy: A look back at Ansel Adams’ work in Rocklin

Rocklin in 1962 looked like an all-American railroad city, and one of the most famous photographers in the history of California captured that moment through the power of his lens. ...