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Travel: Discover 'the Heart of the Sea' in Mendocino Village

There is a certain allure to hiding from the world, and California has few better places for escaping the frenetic, mind melting pressures of urban-suburban Oceania than Mendocino ...

Detour Before Dark: Jazz Night at Aioli Bodega Espanola

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  In t ...

Expanding young minds at the Creative Arts and Music Center

If it’s 10 a.m. on a sunny Sunday summer morning and “junior” is already griping about Monday’s academic tutoring session, then mom and dad, you might be do ...

All roads lead to roam — where the Lone Buffalos roam

“There was always a dream out there about owning our own vineyard someday,” recalled Jill Maddux. “And this is that someday.” In 1971, Phil and Jill Maddux ...

78th annual Placer County Fair returns to Roseville

“There’s no place like Placer!”  That’s the theme for this year’s Placer County fair, which harkens back to the classic “Wizard of Oz&rdqu ...

Carmel-by-the-Sea continues to weave that magic spell

Who’s up for sharing s’mores on a moonlit, white sand beach? Ever meet a winemaker in a tasting room just steps from the one previously visited? Does a round of serious ...

Granite Bay gets Thai with a mother’s touch

Sonia Narasaki is not your typical chef and restaurateur. She is not trained in a classical sense, but more in a maternal sense. Sonia cut her culinary teeth in her mother’s ...

Travel: Oxford allows a walk in the footsteps of literary giants

Big Ben, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace; if you’ve ever visited London, then likely you have seen some of these major attractions. But England has a more subtle attraction ...