Placer County Local News: Art, Culture & Media


All Local Art, Culture & Media News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

California Local Pin Marker From Roseville Today...

02/14/2024
Over the years of chatting up residents, business owners and public officials, Roseville Today discovered a string of common threads that bind us into a community.

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02/07/2024
UC Merced will be highlighted on an Amazon Prime show that showcases universities around the world.

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02/07/2024
Journalism and democracy are undeniably intertwined. As the late media critic James Carey put it, “No journalism, no democracy; but, equally, no democracy, no journalism.”

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02/05/2024
She toured the world wowing audiences, and she captured the public’s imagination for decades. No, not Taylor Swift; Ellen Beach Yaw, also known as Lark Ellen.

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02/05/2024
The Grateful Dead have broken the record for the most Top 40 albums to chart on the Billboard 200.

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02/03/2024
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Alpenglow Gallery owners Douglas DeVore and Justin Majeczky will donate 100% of their profits to the Tahoe Fund.

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02/02/2024
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The Northern California film scene locally is growing as a big-feature movie was in Auburn to complete production. “No Address,” about homelessness, was filmed throughout the area, and is produced by Rocklin-based Robert Craig Films.

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02/01/2024
James Dean’s last stop before he died in a car crash was at Blackwell’s Corner, a gas station in rural Kern County. His memory isn’t the draw it once was.

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01/30/2024
A shrink-wrapped Endeavour was hoisted and then carefully placed in its final location at the still-under-construction Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.

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01/28/2024
The proposal aims to help working artists become arts teachers in elementary schools.

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01/26/2024
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Almost Free to All has been hard at work breathing life into the old Carnegie Library in Auburn, working with the city and enthusiastic locals to establish “Branches at the Carnegie.”

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01/25/2024
A combination of tax credits, revenue sharing and coupons could bring stability, writes Steven Waldman, president of Rebuild Local News.

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01/18/2024
Image for display with article titled Future Destination Hot Spot Roseville Junction Breaks Ground

The Roseville Junction project will be an “entertainment and hospitality destination” located near 290 Conference Center Drive.

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01/09/2024
Pasadena is the only California city named a travel destination for 2024 by The New York Times. This comes despite the Los Angeles-area city being just the 45th-largest city in the state.

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01/08/2024
Philadelphia-based Audacy, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with $1.9 billion in debts, owns six radio stations in the Bay Area. These include 95.7 The Game, KCBS and 102.1 Jams.

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12/27/2023
Under new state laws, five cities will test cameras to catch speeding drivers and cruising bans will be lifted statewide. The first is supposed to improve road safety, but critics of the second say it will endanger the public.

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12/25/2023
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The skiing crew of Ski for the Love has released its second film, “Home, Sick! Too Good to Leave,” shot entirely in the Tahoe Basin.

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12/25/2023
Image for display with article titled ‘Weak Layers’ Premieres in Tahoe City

“Weak Layers” is the newest ski movie to hit the hills. This female-driven ski comedy is co-written and directed by Katie Burrell and filmed around Tahoe.

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12/25/2023
State audits of the University of California and the California State University found both systems have failed to comply with decades-old state and federal laws mandating the return of Native ancestral remains and cultural artifacts. Only UCLA and Cal State Long Beach have returned a majority of their collections.

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12/16/2023
Image for display with article titled Truckee Cultural District, NV County Arts Council Launch Holiday Shopping Campaign

The Nevada County Arts Council, Grass Valley–Nevada City Cultural District and Truckee Cultural District invite locals and visitors to Show Up for the Arts! this holiday season.

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