Living

Detour Before Dark: Falling under ‘South’s’ deep spell of comfort

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  Born in Ne ...

Travel: Southern reflections in Louisiana’s swamps and rivers

People still wonder about that old antebellum majesty of the “the land of cotton,” today filled with unbelievable food, grand art and architecture and some of the frien ...

Our View: Southern bits and the speed of Mardi Gras

February offers two celebration options: One involves a vacuous, corporate-manufactured holiday aimed at wringing cash from depleted wallets while mercilessly preying on guilt and ...

Granite Bay’s 40 million-plus fossil find

A specimen that has made Placer County its home for millions of years was recently unearthed and is now available for the public to see and even touch.    Duri ...

The code to Mojo: Granite Bay trainer gives upcoming library talk

Could you find your “mojo” in just a year?  Lorri Ann Code, author of “52 Weeks to Find Your Mojo” and founder of Mama Boot Camp believes you can; and ...

Mae Nakajima, 87, remains an inspiration at Roseville racquet club

Outfitted in black leggings and a dri-fit tech shirt in one of many brilliant colors, if you go to Johnson Ranch Racquet Club you’re sure to have seen Mae Nakajima getting he ...

Scotland's shadows of roguery and genius

The streetscape of Edinburgh’s Old Town was once called the murky fishbone, that long spine of “Royal Mile” descending from a castle-head as courts, wynds and all ...

Detour Before Dark: Drinking Scotch at the Imperial with the Mother Lode Scots

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  The Scots ...

Land Ocean is Roseville’s new ‘foodie’ stop

The restaurateur who landed a big catch in Folsom has done it again, but this time at the Roseville Galleria.  Land Ocean opened its new South Placer hub Sept. 1 of last year ...

Roseville stores get in on ‘waist training’ craze

Celebrity socialite Kim Kardashian is “really obsessed” with waist training, and has been since late 2014 when she made her 54.7 million Instagram followers aware of su ...

Travel: Escape the shades of winter in Cabo San Lucas

It’s freezing cold, and you know you’d rather have fun in the sun then start the new year in sleet and rain. Snorkeling, suntans and soft sand sounds good right about n ...

Roseville killer’s vanishing in 1921 a troubling mystery

The “Good Samaritan” parable is as familiar as ever, and it still comes to mind when people discuss the choice of getting involved in someone else’s ongoing domes ...

The Force is with Auburn “Star Wars” artist

In a galaxy far away, in a town called Auburn, Frank Ordaz works his artistry in oil paints far from the madding crowd that is the “Star Wars” franchise now back in mul ...