Living

Looking back: How Rocklin went to the races

Editor’s note: This is an updated and expanded version of a story that ran in the Placer Herald three years ago. In 1895, horse doctor Mansfield Delano and his wealthy broth ...

Filmmaker sets interactive video series in Placer County

Tom Mowchan, owner of Immagix Media, has been coordinating with the Placer County Film Commission on a new creative endeavor. Operating out of Grass Valley, he’s filming self ...

Striking gold in the Mother Lode

What started out as a golf vacation quickly turned into an outstanding history lesson. Not that the golf was bad, it was just that the California history became much more intriguin ...

Historic Rocklin death a puzzle for early pathologists

There was a chill in the air on a cold December day in 1891 when a coworker of Albert Bertelsen came calling at his home two miles east of Rocklin. Bertelsen’s friend knocked ...

Detour Before Dark: Tipping a glass at the Old Sugar Mill

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.  When ...

What’s Trending: College eating and the ‘freshman 15’ are worrisome

Many high school graduates will be leaving the home nest and heading off to college this month, ready to embark on a life of independence. This next chapter as emerging adults will ...

Rediscovering the 'natural sublime' at Herrington's Sierra Pines

When the daily grind has worn me thin and I find myself fighting an urge to hurl my cell phone from the window of a moving car, it’s usually a sign that I need to reconnect w ...

Broadway sees bright stars in Rocklin

The show Broadway at Sierra 2015 is getting ready to take center stage in Rocklin. According to Sierra College, more 25 local singers and dancers will take audiences through a revu ...

Our View: Of barbecues and other demons

Summer time and the living’s easy: That is, if you’re countering our heat wave by igniting flames of your own on the grill. It’s California: The afternoons are ho ...

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 ...