Christmas

Christmas in jail a yearning experience

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be in jail for Christmas? One Placer County inmate shared his story and how he feels about not being home for his family’s annual ...

30,000 people descend on Bayside

About 30,000 people from across the region attended Bayside Church’s 15 Christmas services this year. Services at the Granite Bay church began Dec. 17 and concluded on Christmas ...

Dream Theatre puts on inaugural holiday show

Students at Dream Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Roseville delighted audiences with holiday songs and skits during their inaugural Hollywood Christmas Jam. The two-nigh ...

Roseville Electric brightens the holidays

About 700 Roseville residents have added some energy-efficient sparkle to their holidays. This year, Roseville Electric hosted an inaugural light emitting diode (LED) holiday ligh ...

St. Clare Church hosts Advent novena

St. Clare Catholic Church in Roseville invites everyone to join in nine evenings of prayerful celebration, known as Advent novena, to commemorate the birth of Jesus. This novena w ...

Be green this holiday season

The holiday season may be a joyous time. But the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is also a time of waste, waste and, oh yes, even more waste. During those five ...

Musical finds new venue

When Civic Theatre West closed Nov. 10, the actors and crew of the theater company’s holiday show were suddenly left with no place to perform. The Roseville nonprofit organizatio ...

Keeping the 'Dream' alive

The Dream Theatre performers crack Santa Claus jokes and stumble over lyrics as they rehearse their inaugural holiday show. The December “Hollywood Christmas Jam” will feature ...

Lighting a candle for two traditions

If you thought celebrating Hanukkah (which began Friday) and Christmas means double the presents, you’d be wrong. That is one of the biggest misconceptions people have when Sama ...