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Detour Before Dark: Carnivore Indominus at The Buckhorn Steakhouse

Under dark-eyed, floating elks’ heads, a vintage portrait of The DeVilbiss Hotel still hangs against the saloon’s faded bricks: It’s a bleached mirage of Italiana ...

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 ...

History made with Placer County Torah dedication

Sounds of joy emanated Sunday from the Chabad House in Granite Bay for the dedication of the first community Torah of Placer County. More than 100 people filled the Chabad House i ...

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 ...