Living

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 ...

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 ...

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 artists standout on trek

Art lovers got their fill of creativity on April 25 and 26 during the 9th Anniversary of South Placer County’s Art Studio Trek. The event featured 17 different artists from R ...

Travel: Maui vacation provides journey into paradise

In the faint morning light, waves can be seen crashing in the distance as a gorgeous sunrise is beginning to surface, signifying the start of another magnificent day in Maui, where ...

Rocklin artist looks to paint the public imagination with show

Rocklin artist Gayle Rappaport-Weiland is a veteran of channeling her creative vision into flaming florals and mesmerizing abstracts; and for two years now she’s been using t ...

Reaching a milli-stone – plus 200

Broadcast No. 1,200 was the milestone recently attained by the voice of Sierra College sports, sports information director and public announcer Matt Folsom. “It doesn’ ...

Rocklin singer-song writer looks to shake area with ‘California vibes’

Jeanette Hawkins may be a young songwriter, but her time spent in a bleaker part of the world has left an enduring belief in music’s power to heal the spirit. Now, as she mak ...

Oskari was a bridge between Rocklin and Finland independence

Eighteen-year-old Oskari Tokoi left Russian-ruled Finland and came to New York in 1891. He was one of 350,000 Finns who came to America escaping Finland’s harsh politica ...

Rocklin’s new comic book store keeps true to tradition

Born in the cultural chaos reeling through the Great Depression and into World War II, comic book superheroes have been called the true pantheon of a new American mythos; and the t ...

Dragas Brewing opens in Rocklin

Rocklin’s growing craft beer industry added another player last month as Dragas Brewing, locally owned and operated by a family of home-brew hobbyists, opened its doors Feb. ...

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...