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Granite Bay art student wins national prize

Art isn’t a competition, but a few accolades never hurt. On the verge of graduating from Granite Bay High School to pursue a career in the arts, senior Elizabeth Sciascia re ...

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 ...

A Granite Bay family’s glittering reach

A Victorian writer once mused that “a happy family is an early Heaven.” For years one Granite Bay family has been proving their own upbeat synergy is a winning business ...

Roseville filmmaker at home on the streets

Most storytellers have heard the adage “write what you know,” but for self-taught filmmaker Adam Jones, that’s a prescription for an unusual tale. And he’d ...

Bass Man Begins: Roseville’s David Albertson keeps the speakers rumbling

Neurologists at McMaster University recently discovered that the human brain absorbs bass notes into the nervous system more directly than any sonic flare, drawing that pulsing res ...

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 ...

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 ...

Granite Bay wine guru makes helping others a priority

Friday and Saturday nights in Granite Bay take on an urban, cosmopolitan look at the entrance to Folsom Lake, with sports cars, SUVs and a still-wet ski boat or two converging on a ...

A tale of two Eddies at Roseville’s All American Speedway

Eddie Cheever III comes to Roseville with a certain weight of expectation. Son of Eddie Cheever Jr., an Indianapolis 500 winner who has 143 World Championship Formula One races un ...

Granite Bay doc treats celebrity golfers

Every summer, the American Century Golf Championship takes place in Lake Tahoe, and for over a dozen years Granite Bay chiropractor Mike Nevius has stepped up to lend a hand. The ...

Rocklin reflects on ten years of the Matt Redding Foundation

When Rocklin lost police officer Matt Redding in 2005, it lost a positive, talented and outgoing public servant and local mentor – a hometown personality countless residents ...

Writer lifts the veil on the mid-life bride at Roseville event

Remarrying at age 53, Lisa Joiner quickly became frustrated that the marketplace did not cater to mid-life brides. While there is a booming wedding industry, according to Joiner, ...

Roseville teacher to be key speaker at TEDx

In the age of streaming video, live feeds and inter-connected notions, TED talks have become special events designed to bring people closer to the world of emerging ideas. And now ...

Roseville green thumb creates garden paradise at home

When Pauline Sakai moved into her Roseville home in 1982, she wasn’t really sure where the right side yard of her property – which otherwise included only a small, sing ...