Living

Greece’s wealth, in beauty and history

At the foot of the world’s most famous citadel, which is capped by a Doric temple of Pentelic marble and peerless ingenuity, is an urban jungle of anonymous apartments, shops ...

Rocklin artist, webcast host honored in New Orleans

One of Rocklin’s busiest, best known painters was recently inducted into the Golden Artist Educator program, making her one of just 20 creative personalities from around the ...

The hints of Haunted Placer: lines between history and the paranormal blur

When looking into urban legends and local lore, many stories turn out to be pure fabrication or the residue of overactive imaginations from the past. Yet sometimes researchers stum ...

Detour Before Dark: A true homecoming at de Vere’s Irish Pub

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.  The ...

Drinking to Life: Rebels, death and beauty in the Irish Republic

William Butler Yeats called it “the Celtic Twilight,” a push to save Ireland’s wandering, hearthside storytellers of the past, oracles casting spells of the imagi ...

Looking back at Rocklin’s history with ‘the 12 Bridges’

Much of western Rocklin is astride the southern 12,000 acres of the Spring Valley Ranch of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Parts of Lincoln and Penryn cover northern parts ...

Newcastle dining house offers Sicilian sensations

You may not have had an opportunity to visit the historic Fruit Packing Shed in downtown Newcastle.  But if you are seeking an authentic Italian experience, it’s certain ...

Rocklin reflects on ten years of the Matt Redding Foundation

When Rocklin lost police officer Matt Redding in 2005, it lost a positive, talented and outgoing public servant and local mentor – a hometown personality countless residents ...

Brutal Rocklin murders of 1877 a forgotten saga

Over the years, several news articles and books have been written about the painful history of the Chinese expulsion from Placer County in 1877. Yet often times the precursor to th ...

On 911 anniversary, Rocklin educator discusses book on living in N.Y. through tragedy

Some moments in life stay as vivid as if they happened only yesterday, and for William Jessup University’s Marketing Director Amy Bartlett that moment came on September 11, 2 ...

Rocklin travel master honored

The American travel Renaissance that began in the 1970s with writers like Arthur Frommer and Tony Wheeler continues to unlock an ever-expanding bridge of global connection, and for ...

Nature’s splendor on display in new Rocklin art exhibit

Larry Alberts has been trying to capture the way sunlight glints a body of water for nearly 25 years, and now 14 of his “River Works” will be on display at Sierra Colle ...

Travel: Bora Bora a paradise in the Pacific

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale – a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship. If ever you’re looking for a re ...