Living

Walk 'n' roll

The finest Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) trail I have ever enjoyed has to be Independence Trail off Highway 20 in Nevada County. This trail is wide, smooth, level and fille ...

Midnight North has grateful influences

The music of Midnight North has been described as root, rock ‘n’ roll, and “country-ish” with some jam band flourishes. It’s the kind of music that ev ...

Annual wine fest to take over downtown April 23

Lincoln Rotary will again sponsor the annual and popular Lincoln Wine Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. April 23.  The wine-tasting event includes 21 Placer County wineries offering tasti ...

New York strip seared steakhouse style

I don’t eat red meat often. So when I do I choose a nice thick lean cut cooked to juicy perfection. This 1 pound, custom-cut 2-inch-thick New York strip was just what I neede ...

Grass Valley to be ‘Under a Groove’ Friday

It’s hard to imagine a world without George Clinton. It would certainly be a lot less funky. Now in his seventh (gulp!) decade of performing, Clinton, the undisputed king of ...

Lincoln calendar, starting April 14

Thursday, April 14 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions a ...

All that jazz

The Auburn Symphony’s annual gala was in full, jazzy swing on Sunday, with many attendees donning outfits reminiscent of 1920s and 30s fashion. The annual gala, the symphon ...

Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers;

When Kim Davy moved to Lincoln in 2007, she made two important decisions that helped her become a part of the community. She opened Kimberly Davy Insurance and became a Lincoln Ar ...

The Bike Column

  Most bike riders, even if riding just around the neighborhood, have experienced a crash of some sort.   It’s just part of bike riding, especially when we a ...

Baroque & Beyond to perform on Sunday

The beautiful music from the Baroque period and earlier will be emanating at Pioneer United Methodist Church on Sunday. The event is part of a benefit concert series created by S ...

Lost in translation

It’s all in the translation. When “be careful not to slip and fall” becomes “slip and fall down carefully” and “fire extinguisher” becomes ...

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30th-anniversary celebration April 22

When Placer County Farm Bureau past President Barbara Johnson goes to the podium April 22, she will be honored as a long-time advocate of agricultural education. Johnson, 90, curr ...

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

One honey of a salad

Hey cuties! Let’s mix up some rice and yummy, juicy mandarins. In this brown rice salad recipe, the rice was cooked in water seasoned with olive oil fused with blood orange ...

Sierra College Ridley Gallery hosts ceramic art exhibition, ‘Passing the Baton 2’

Blue Line Arts presents “Passing the Baton 2,” an invitational exhibition of Northern California ceramic educators, hosted by the Ridley Galler ...