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Tips for buying or selling a home in California

When it comes to California real estate, there are plenty of laws and rules related to the buying or selling of a house.   However, anyone who has ever purchased real estate ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 25, 2005      Del Oro High School was a buzz of activity as the new school year b ...

County division recognized for smart spending

As a Placer County supervisor, I take seriously my role as one of five elected officials responsible for the fiscal stability of this local agency. Ensuring that taxpayer dollars ...

Looking Back

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 18, 2005      The Obon Festival at the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn was a cele ...

Setting up an LLC could be beneficial

Own a business or rental property? Switching to an LLC could protect your family’s home and personal assets. In California, a limited liability company (LLC) is a legal &ld ...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 21, 2005 Services were planned for Edward F. Braun, 85, a World War II veteran. He retired as a chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He and ...

State fair exhibit will really pop this year

Throughout the years, Placer County’s California State Fair Exhibits have taken multiple top awards, including technical, design and people’s choice awards. Whether thi ...

Looking back week of June 25

1 Year Ago June 26, 2015    Median strips hit a road block - Medians – those landscaped islands added to streets in neighboring cities such as Rocklin and Rose ...

Another View

Loomis Fire Protection District (LFPD) has completed one year of a three-year contract for administrative services from South Placer Fire District (SPFD). South Placer Fire Distr ...

Looking back week of May 28

Looking Back   1 Year Ago May 29, 2014 Outdoor tribute to veterans draws hundreds - Men and women who have served the U.S. in the Armed Forces, both past and prese ...

Thinking about starting your own business?

Owning your own business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do in life so make sure you are prepared to succeed.  Here are five basic things to c ...

An update from your Placer County supervisor

I look forward to communicating with the people of the greater Loomis community in this new monthly column. In this month’s column, I’d like to talk a little bit abo ...

Looking Back week of May 7

1 Year Ago May 8, 2014 - Under a contract that the Loomis Fire Protection District plans to have in place by June 15, Loomis Fire’s administrative services will be perfo ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...