Arts & Entertainment

Rocklin’s ‘tiny dancer’ chasing dream at UCLA

Even in the midst of twirling, spinning, and leaping, Kyra Mitchell’s movements are on point. “Dance is so inspiring because it allows me to connect with people in a w ...

Rocklin-area wineries prep for ‘Red’ fall

California is weeks away from autumn’s color-flurry brushing the hills with apricot leaves and early sunsets; and Rocklin’s most attractive wine hubs are preparing for ...

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 ...