Living

True Margarita Maestros: Granite Bay, Roseville area a hot spot for Cinco de Mayo drinks

Tequila. It’s the ageless elixir of agave, warming spirits since the days when Aztecs fermented Pulque sap and Spanish conquistadors brewed Mezcal in dried pyramids of mud. W ...

The pork sensations of Central Mexico in Granite Bay

The sign on the door says “homemade food,” and the homeland invoked is Guanajuato, a terrene of brushy mountains, deep silver mines and raging arts festivals that chann ...

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 ...

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

The Malhotras’ vino dream: A bridge from Granite Bay to Napa

Ernest Hemingway said “wine is one of the most civilized things in the world,” and a Granite Bay couple is bringing that sentiment home. Having traveled the world, Sam ...

Remembering Roseville’s ladies of the night

Many longtime railroad towns have scandalous episodes in their pasts that don’t make it into the books on sale at visitor’s centers: One of the most common chapters of ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Boxing Donkey Irish Pub channels Old Town Roseville's charisma

“Famine ships” took the Irish to the East Coast before laying rail lines brought them out West, and in Roseville their immigrant dream settled into a vision of squealin ...

A punch from One Eyed Reilly: Area’s popular Irish band preps for St. Patty’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day brings to mind revelry, green beer and music rooted in the rhythms of the Emerald Isle. In this area, One Eyed Reilly has been on a mission to capture tha ...

Granite Bay student lends a hand to refugee crisis in Greece

At age 15, Granite Bay High sophomore Anna Smith has done her share of traveling, but never in flight from bombs and torturers. Having seen millions of people her age and younger d ...