Hugging George Lucas: Placer artist Frank Ordaz’s journey from Star Wars to the Sierra

Did you know that Placer County has a fun connection to the classic “Star Wars” franchise? Auburn artist Frank Ordaz painted many of the backdrops for the now legendary movie “Return of the Jedi,” and … [Read more...]

Placer County’s fourth annual Employee Art Show opens Nov. 29

Placer County’s fourth annual Employee Art Show, Placer Creates, opens Nov. 29. The show, coordinated in partnership with PlacerArts, will display over 60 pieces created by 27 artists at five county … [Read more...]