Living

Local ‘Ninja Mom’ has no fear when it comes to TV challenge

Shannen Park is a busy lady. She is a mom, restaurateur, martial artist and, as of this year, an American Ninja Warrior Contestant. Park trains at The Studio Martial Arts and Fitne ...

What’s Trending: College eating and the ‘freshman 15’ are worrisome

Many high school graduates will be leaving the home nest and heading off to college this month, ready to embark on a life of independence. This next chapter as emerging adults will ...

Rediscovering the 'natural sublime' at Herrington's Sierra Pines

When the daily grind has worn me thin and I find myself fighting an urge to hurl my cell phone from the window of a moving car, it’s usually a sign that I need to reconnect w ...

Our View: Of barbecues and other demons

Summer time and the living’s easy: That is, if you’re countering our heat wave by igniting flames of your own on the grill. It’s California: The afternoons are ho ...

Detour Before Dark: Carnivore Indominus at The Buckhorn Steakhouse

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.  Unde ...

City by the seas - Istanbul constantly teeters between ruin and rebirth

Our captain has gone mad. Scratchy-voiced and bellied liked a snowman, he beckons everyone seated in the open-air stern of the ferry to gather in close. Our craft is chugging over ...

History made with Placer County Torah dedication

Sounds of joy emanated Sunday from the Chabad House in Granite Bay for the dedication of the first community Torah of Placer County. More than 100 people filled the Chabad House i ...

Inside the puzzle of Roseville’s ‘three little girls’ tragedy

For most people, it’s expected that loving parents would keep their children safe at all costs in the face of imminent danger or certain death. In the case of one Prohibition ...

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 ...