Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Rocklin’s Anatolian Table continues to bridge far-off traditions

Turkey is a land where intriguing conversations and warm hospitality reign supreme, and a couple who grew up with that way of life have been sharing it with Rocklin through cuisine ...

Roseville’s candle burns at both ends

If the many epicenters of night life in Roseville – Old Town, Downtown, the Fountains – paint a broad picture of the scene, they do it justice. Replete with family ent ...

Callson Manor brings Hollywood-style horror to Roseville

Roseville’s Callson Manor – an annual Halloween attraction at the Placer County Fairgrounds – is finishing up its longest business week of the season this Friday. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Travel: 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 ...

Shining brass and broken glasses in New Orleans

The Crescent City nocturnal — horns crying under baroque handrails, statue shadows looming in the lamplight. It’s not difficult to see why strangers are drawn to New O ...

Day Tripper: Drinking the days away in Napa Valleys sunshine

It’s going to be a toasty-warm summer, so why not sit back with a burst-of-flavor Pinot Grigio, chilled to perfection, and enjoy the lovely summer days. That’s a quest ...

Day Tripper: In the words of the Bard - a vacation destination for life

It started more than a decade ago when my then 11-year-old daughter, Bethany, said, “Hey, I hear there’s a place called Ashland and they have a big Shakespeare festival ...

Day Tripper: Enter the rose kaleidoscope of Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery

The Old City Cemetery in Sacramento has steadily morphed into one of California’s most intriguing collections of roses from around the world. First plotted in 1849, the cemet ...

Full Funky Fortitude: Some gorillas never stop the beat

They walked through the tunneled doorway, passing a kitsch life-sized statue of Captain Morgan who looks like he’s taunting them. The crowd’s mustering. The stage is bi ...

Travel: Falling in love with Thailand’s culture

Editor’s note: Placer Herald correspondent Kim Palaferri recently spent 16 days traveling through Thailand. The following is a travel commentary that offers a trail for her a ...

Travel: Hitchhiking a ride through lands far away

Editor’s Note: Between Aug. 3 and  Dec. 17, former Press Tribune intern Eric Silberstein traveled across Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Croatia ...