Business

“Produce Alive” aquaponic farm offers high-nutrient organic vegetables

Erik Powell has always enjoyed growing small home gardens. But it wasn’t until the 29-year-old Loomis businessman saw an Internet video about aquaponic farming — growi ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

The Blue Goose Event Center was cited by resident Ed Patterson as being too noisy for three consecutive nights.

 Ed Patterson was in the comfort of his Thornwood Drive home last December when he detected an “intruder.”  There was no one in his yard or breaking into the ...

Christina Lisac offers acupuncture

Christina Lisac, MSOM, Lac, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, has partnered with Rejuvenate Day Spa to offer acupuncture treatments that specifically target disorders that ca ...

The Double Barrel Smokehouse off to sizzling start

If you blink, you’ll miss it. But you don’t want to miss Double Barrel Smokehouse’s taste — a taste that’s as big as Texas itself. That’s ...

New physical therapy office opens

Loomis Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine opened Monday at 6125 King Road, Suite 102 in Loomis. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and from 8 a. ...

Cool woman sues over ‘bad’ caramel apple

A Cool woman who survived a potentially deadly listeria infection after eating a caramel apple is suing a Bakersfield processor and Wal-Mart. According to court records obtained b ...

Developer shifts gears on Penryn apartment project

A 150-apartment project in rural Placer County that raised the hackles of some Penryn and Loomis residents in 2012 is now dramatically downshifting plans. According to Placer Coun ...

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

With Interstate 80 scheduled to be closed in both directions on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 from the hours of 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then temporarily from Jan. 25 through Feb. 9, locals are ...

Christmas in Loomis

Loomis Fire Department trucks and crews escorted Santa through Loomis on his annual visit the Saturday before Christmas. Santa and his elves greeted children of all ages and passed ...