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Thai sizzle, smoky singe collide in Narasaki’s kitchen

Cooking has been the driving passion of Sonia Narasaki’s life. When she opened My Thai Table, she wanted to show Granite Bay an artistry of inspired spices that she inherited ...

No mystery in Granite Bay to Ragan’s success

Talking with Theresa Ragan gives one an idea of how she managed to become a best-selling author. She talks fast, and even faster when she is talking about an idea. She’s a wo ...

Local history writer probes roots of a nation

In his new book “The Emergence of One American Nation: The Revolution, the Founders and Constitution,” Donald Fraser grapples with one of the profound questions of Amer ...

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 ...

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 ...

Media Life: Dusty Baker manages baseball’s Nationals, Placer County vineyard

For one famous Placer County vintner, the release of that first sweet, fruity syrah was the precursor of a much bigger splash. When your name is Dusty Baker and you’re hired ...

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 ...

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 ...

Back and Forth: Butov talks dance

Vladimir Butov moved to the United States when he was 10 years old, where his love of dance came alive almost instantaneously. Today, the Granite Bay resident is a dance instructo ...