Arts & Entertainment

Halloween View: Film ‘Annabelle’ plumbs the darker recesses

Horror is genre known to play at a viewer’s most primal fears: Blood, off-putting monsters and demons — coupled with dramatic, carefully timed music scores — all ...

Sierra College rings in October with art from the islands

The Ridley Gallery at Sierra College will be displaying "Reality, Fantasy, Mystery: Haitian Art," between now and Oct. 24. The show includes a large selection of painting ...

Folsom’s tavern of times remembered

Folsom’s Sutter Street is a clean Gilded Age corridor that runs between the American River and the Gothic, stone turrets of Old Folsom Prison. While its boardwalks are lined ...

1909 dynamiting of Roseville post office was a CSI breakthrough

On Feb. 25, 1909, Roseville Post Master H.C. Tripett came to work to discover the postal safe had not only been robbed, but destroyed. “Safe Crackers,” as they were the ...

Oakmont senior lifts off with novel-writing

An English-class essay – five paragraphs; double-spaced; name, period and date on top – is the closest most teens get to long-form writing while they’re in high s ...

Day Tripper: Grizzly Ranch - tranquil golf getaway in northern Sierra range

For all its inherent beauty, mystical waters and gorgeous mountain vistas, highly touted Lake Tahoe can be one congested vacation spot for anyone seeking a relaxing getaway during ...

Celebrated artist’s painting to sell for regional Symphony

A prominent California artist passed away two weeks ago, just after donating one of his final pieces to be auctioned off at an upcoming fundraiser for the Folsom Symphony. A scrap ...

Rocklin-area wineries prep for ‘Red’ fall

California is weeks away from autumn’s color-flurry brushing the hills with apricot leaves and early sunsets; and Rocklin’s most attractive wine hubs are preparing for ...

Bill Cosby talks education, life and civil rights with Placer Herald

The voice says, “So where you’ve been? Wait? What? I was told 9 and it’s …” I’m immediately thrown off — that is, before I hear the clas ...

Still summer days for running to Hollywood magic, Disney dreams

Southern California has a lot to offer for someone seeking a good long vacation. It’s far enough away from home that you have no choice but to leave your worries behind, but ...