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Detour Before Dark: Carnivore Indominus at The Buckhorn Steakhouse

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.  Unde ...

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 ...

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 ...

Travel: Discover 'the Heart of the Sea' in Mendocino Village

There is a certain allure to hiding from the world, and California has few better places for escaping the frenetic, mind melting pressures of urban-suburban Oceania than Mendocino ...

Detour Before Dark: Jazz Night at Aioli Bodega Espanola

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.  In t ...

Carmel-by-the-Sea continues to weave that magic spell

Who’s up for sharing s’mores on a moonlit, white sand beach? Ever meet a winemaker in a tasting room just steps from the one previously visited? Does a round of serious ...

‘Women Warriors’ get their day in Rocklin exhibit

A new art exhibit titled “Women Warriors Through History” will be on display throughout the summer at Sierra College in Rocklin. The series of images by Roxanne Willen ...

Travel: Oxford allows a walk in the footsteps of literary giants

Big Ben, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace; if you’ve ever visited London, then likely you have seen some of these major attractions. But England has a more subtle attraction ...