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Follow our travel adventures in Roseville, Rocklin, Auburn and surrounding communities. Here you’ll regularly find family and solo adventures within an hour’s or so drive of Placer and Sacramento County.

Placer County Big Trees Grove of Giant Sequoias

Big Trees Grove, considered the northernmost reach of the Giant Sequoias, has been estimated to be quietly growing over this part of Placer County for 500 plus years.

The Brass Tap in Rocklin: Craft Beer Fun with a Twist

Rocklin, CA - When we heard about the recent grand opening of The Brass Tap in Rocklin with a rotating list of 48 carefully selected beers, our craft beer research team

Downtown Woodland: Unexpected Treasure

Woodland, CA- On a recent Sunday afternoon, I grabbed my wife and headed off on a rather short drive to Woodland to catch an afternoon show at the Blue Note Brewing Company.

GoatHouse Brewing: Beer Tasting in the Country

Lincoln, CA - Goathouse Brewing, a converted barn for beer lovers and country explorers in Lincoln, CA.

Cronan Ranch Hike offers Cool Down on the American River

Pilot Hill, CA- Not enamored with the prospect of a lengthy car ride, we turned our attention to Cronan Ranch for a new hiking adventure within an hour's drive from Roseville.

โค๏ธ 8 Reasons We Love Placer County

Roseville, Calif.- A glut of grandeur, a surfeit of sunshine, and a plethora of possibilities. Hyperbole? Well, local residents don't think so and neither do we. Placer County is one of California's amazing places to live, play and do business.

Rocklin’s Boulder Ridge Park epic sunsets and popular place to chill

Rocklin, Calif.- Some parks deliver that easy, peaceful feeling. Boulder Ridge Park in Rocklin is one such park. The nearly 12 acre suburban oasis is differentiated from other local parks by at least one incredibly noteworthy fact

Hiking Avery’s Pond Trail in Placer County among best spring hikes

Newcastle, Calif.-ย  On a Tuesday morning, with a balmy, sunny 70+ degrees in the forecast and a few hours of early morning work already completed, the outdoors beckoned.ย We decided to take the call.

Knee Deep Brewing in Auburn: A perfect craft brew stop

Auburn, Calif. -With autumn and cooler weather rolling, we figured it was high time to check in and catch up on what's new at Knee Deep Brewing, one of California's premier craft beer destinations.

Placer County’s Hell Hole Reservoir a paradise perfect for seekers of...

Remote, rugged, and devoid of human life on most days, Hell Hole Reservoir is a Placer County paradise nestled at 4,600 feet, just 10 miles west of Lake Tahoe and a world apart.

๐Ÿ’ซ Business Spotlight

Mobley Pest Services in Roseville serving the community and region for...

Roseville, Calif.- Fully licensed and bonded, Mobley Pest Services in Roseville has been providing reliable pest control services for well over 20 years. Serving residents and businesses in the greater Placer and Sacramento region, Mobley Pest Services is locally owned and operated in Roseville.

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West Park High in Roseville nabs highest graduation rate in South...

Roseville, Calif. - West Park High in Roseville comes out on top in Placer County when it comes to high school graduation rates, according to ED Data, which collects fiscal, demographic, and performance data on Californiaโ€™s K-12 Schools. Overall, Placer County lays claim to the highest graduation rates in California.