Arts & Entertainment

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: Beach bumming in Pismo

Tired of the winter’s chill? If you need a break from freezing temperatures, take a drive to California’s Central Coast. At about four and a half hours from Granite Ba ...

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 ...

Drummer 101: more than just lessons

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Roseville sits One Eleven Studios. One Eleven is a combination lessons and recording studio owned by Kevin Prince, a drummer himself who also teach ...

Striving for the masterpiece: ‘Jazz Night’ shows city’s emerging talent turning retro

A producer for Miles Davis once said that understanding the kinetic toll and “draining” journey of jazz musicians means knowing they “start from ground zero every ...

Granite Bay contractor recounts life of crime and addiction in memoir

Thomas Wolfe wrote “You can’t go home again,” and when Robert Dixon remembers the corrupted, vulturous world of despair he once occupied — the wrecked urban ...

Holiday Home Tour features six Loomis Basin Homes

The Loomis Basin Holiday Home Tour features an eclectic mix of homes in a variety of rural settings that will all be decked out for the holidays. Homes range from a historic 1860s ...

Entertainment ordinance hits Old Town

If you've been to Old Town Roseville bars the past couple of weekends, you may have noticed something new. It could be the new doormen outside the bar, or the metal detecting w ...

Dance Gallery 2 gets in the holiday spirit

The Dance Gallery 2’s annual “Holiday Revue” reflects the warmth of community that the holidays bring. On Dec. 11, DG2 dancers will grace audience members with th ...

Sierra Gold Chorus catches ‘Holiday Hysteria’

If you can imagine the frenzy and hysterics of planning a big party during the holidays, just try to imagine planning a big holiday production. However, you can sit back and relax ...

Georgetown’s KFOK has small signal but big heart

For Auburn’s Al Lauer, leaning into the microphone to host a new monthly music program on Georgetown’s tiny, eclectic community radio station KFOK was like arriving hom ...