Arts & Entertainment

Rocklin’s book club keeps life interesting between the pages

It’s a Thursday afternoon and a group of women files into the clean, open dimensions of a room at the Rocklin Library. Each holds a copy of Zora Neale Hurston’s “ ...

Rocklin’s Anatolian Table continues to bridge far-off traditions

Turkey is a land where intriguing conversations and warm hospitality reign supreme, and a couple who grew up with that way of life have been sharing it with Rocklin through cuisine ...

Rocklin’s Ridley Gallery emerges in the art world

From hypnotizing Haitian murals to “tin pan dragon” convergence art, the Ridley Gallery at Sierra College is attempting to offer Rocklin the type of artistic doorways m ...

Metonym emerges as Rocklin’s cutting edge literary journal

If Franz Kafka was right about literature being “the axe for the frozen sea within us,” then a young platoon of believers is doing their part to shatter the ice — ...

Day Tripper: Grizzly Ranch - tranquil golf getaway in northern Sierra range

For all its inherent beauty, mystical waters and gorgeous mountain vistas, highly touted Lake Tahoe can be one congested vacation spot for anyone seeking a relaxing getaway during ...

Martina McBride discusses fame, domestic violence and artistry with a purpose

Since bursting onto the Nashville scene in 1990 by opening for Garth Brooks, Martina McBride has become one of the most successful country music stars in the industry: She has had ...

Travel: 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 ...

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 ...

Day Tripper: Drinking the days away in Napa Valleys sunshine

It’s going to be a toasty-warm summer, so why not sit back with a burst-of-flavor Pinot Grigio, chilled to perfection, and enjoy the lovely summer days. That’s a quest ...

Day Tripper: Enter the rose kaleidoscope of Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery

The Old City Cemetery in Sacramento has steadily morphed into one of California’s most intriguing collections of roses from around the world. First plotted in 1849, the cemet ...

Travel: Falling in love with Thailand’s culture

Editor’s note: Placer Herald correspondent Kim Palaferri recently spent 16 days traveling through Thailand. The following is a travel commentary that offers a trail for her a ...

Nominations open for summer flicks in Rocklin

Rocklin Parks & Recreation is taking votes for the fourth movie to be shown outside during this summer’s movies at Johnson-Springview Park. On tap for the season are &ld ...

Rocklin High School presents ‘Seussical’

Rocklin High School students are preparing to share the imaginative “Seussical,” opening Feb. 5. “Seussical” tells the story of Horton, an elephant who dis ...

Interview features late gallery owner John Mowen

The latest episode of “The Art Revealed Show,” filmed Dec. 10, 2013, features gallery owner John Mowen. The artist died Jan. 12, 2014. Local artist and teacher Gayle R ...