Living

Rocklin songwriter making his way in L.A.

Music is the medium Jeremy Crooks’ feelings “flux” through, so when it came time for the Rocklin songwriter to title his new EP, a name was quick in coming.  ...

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 ...

Pitts offers up outdoor beauty with Eagle Scout project

On Aug. 16, Caleb Pitts of Rocklin completed his Eagle Scout project. Pitts is a junior at Whitney High School and a member of Rocklin Boy Scout Troop 29. His project involved beat ...

A murder unremembered: Rocklin Cemetery holds a dark tale

Situated under a large oak tree in the Rocklin cemetery sits the Chateau family plot. This little obelisk which marks the spot where many of the Chateaus are buried does not have a ...

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 ...