Living

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 ...

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 ...

78th annual Placer County Fair returns to Roseville

“There’s no place like Placer!”  That’s the theme for this year’s Placer County fair, which harkens back to the classic “Wizard of Oz&rdqu ...

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 ...

Rocklin’s thirsty for 7th annual ‘Brewfest’

One of the region’s most popular fundraising events is coming to Rocklin on June 6. After seeing a large turnout last year, the South Placer Rotary Club’s 7th annual B ...

Boneshaker chefs break through Rocklin's chains

Only a few wooden skeletons remain from Rocklin’s breakneck life as a quarry town, but walking into Boneshaker Brewery on Granite Drive, the weathered lumber and naked barn p ...

Rocklin’s Rockland Music re-opens after co-owner’s death

Rockland Music on Pacific Street will be re-opening in the wake of co-owner Beth Morin’s recent passing. Morin owned the store with her husband, Van Morin. The two had been m ...