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Rocklin travel master honored

The American travel Renaissance that began in the 1970s with writers like Arthur Frommer and Tony Wheeler continues to unlock an ever-expanding bridge of global connection, and for ...

Travel: Bora Bora a paradise in the Pacific

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale – a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship. If ever you’re looking for a re ...

South Placer personalities reflect on influence, history behind ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Placer County is 464 miles from South Central Los Angeles, but clearly not impervious to — or far removed from — the cultural impact of "the world’s most dan ...

Filmmaker sets interactive video series in Placer County

Tom Mowchan, owner of Immagix Media, has been coordinating with the Placer County Film Commission on a new creative endeavor. Operating out of Grass Valley, he’s filming self ...

Back Forty Texas BBQ in Roseville expands menu possibilities

            For the past 20 years, Roseville residents have been going to Back Forty Texas BBQ to satisfy their carnivorous cravings. Open seven ...

Striking gold in the Mother Lode

What started out as a golf vacation quickly turned into an outstanding history lesson. Not that the golf was bad, it was just that the California history became much more intriguin ...

Looking Back: Roseville’s first Postmistress was a trail blazer

As the years go by, some stories from Roseville’s past fade like old photographs, slowly diminishing and erasing details from the community’s memory. Today, few know th ...

Granite Bay family looks to make a difference with upcoming Alzheimer’s event

Oftentimes you’ll see someone joke, “I think I’m having a senior moment” when they have a memory lapse. But often as not, we make jokes about poor-memory mo ...

Get kicking with Kentucky’s Bourbon trail

Visiting the Bourbon State? Get ready for some amazingly beautiful countryside where American history comes alive – a place where the people are nice and the beverage of choi ...

Detour Before Dark: Tipping a glass at the Old Sugar Mill

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.  When ...

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 ...

MTV host gives performance in Old Town Roseville

Rap star Chanel West Coast, the co-host of MTV's show "Ridiculousness," made a stop in Old Town Roseville July 17 to perform at The Union nightclub. "Ridiculousn ...

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 ...