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Rocklin cartoonist finds life, laughs in the incompatible

The “theater of the absurd” is as entertaining as ever in a debut book by Rocklin cartoonist Mario Estioko, whose stylish exaggerations and madcap plays on words have l ...

Gardening: Learn from the masters

Find out how you can get the most out of your home garden by attending two free workshops presented by Placer County Master Gardeners at their demonstration garden in Auburn. The w ...

A night of American roots music at the State Theatre in Auburn

Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally kick off their new band, soon to be featured on their upcoming album and segment filmed for PBS. With lush vocals and a hot band comes a set filled wi ...

Boldness pays off in the biz story of Don Quixote’s Mexican Grill in Rocklin

For centuries the world has been fascinated by the tale of Don Quixote, a half-mad, sentimental adventurer who gallops off to follow his dream despite reality’s looming shado ...

Travel: Finding pure paradise in Puerto Vallarta

Lying on the beach chair, sunhat shielding my eyes from the sparkling blue and white waves in the Bahía de Banderas, I suddenly heard the unmistakable beats of a horse cante ...

Roy Ruhkala shares passion for Rocklin’s rich legacy

Roy Ruhkala may have started collecting pieces of Rocklin’s history nearly 50 years ago, but he has been gathering memories of the community’s rich history for a lifeti ...

Video: Ninja Sushi's grand opening on Vernon Street

Ninja Sushi held its grand opening this past weekend. The Press Tribune was there to grab some video of the scene and chat with owner Steve Kwon.    The footag ...

Video: Ninja Sushi Grand Opening on Vernon Street

Day Tripper: Spring bloom 2016 at Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery

April is the time when admirers of reverent stone angels and rare roses from across the globe tour the historic Sacramento City Cemetery. There are still a couple weeks to see the ...

Rocklin’s power couple of creativity

He hears the quiet sounds of life in motion. She uses words to capture what Steinbeck called “the greatness of heart and spirit.” Both have been on long trajectories th ...

Our View: Enjoying spring drives and Gypsy Jazz

We’ve all heard of romantic guitar playing, but do Americans know the term Roma guitar playing? Roma is a word for the semi-mysterious, often persecuted and globally disperse ...

Rocklin theater director is bringing the classics back

Derek Martin has fond memories of being both on stage and behind the scenes while getting his Master’s degree of Fine Arts in Acting, with a concentration in Directing. One o ...

Rocklin artist influences the next generation

The small back door of the Verge Art Center on S Street in downtown Sacramento leads right into Ianna Nova Frisby’s studio. Adorning the walls are several Darth Vader masks, ...

Travel: Cuba’s doorway into another time

“Welcome to Cuba, the local time is 20 years ago.” It’s a common joke on the island and they aren’t kidding. Traveling to Cuba is like taking a step back in ...