Editorials

Anything is possible for 2012 Del Oro graduates

High school graduation is one of the most exciting times for a young person. One chapter in life is closing and another is about to begin. For graduates it is a time when anyth ...

Another View: Enough red tape to stripe California’s highways

No one understands the needs of Placer County residents better than the people who live here. We love our community and are always looking for things we can do to make it even bet ...

Loomis sports chatter

A few years back - the 1970s to be exact -Albert Hammond told us through song that “It Never Rains In Southern California.” If you were part of the Del Oro contingent that foll ...

Loomis rallied in wake of 9/11 tragedy

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 was cloudy and cool in Loomis. I was readying my two older children, then ages 7 and 12, for class at Franklin Elementary School, with my 2-year-old i ...

Bud's Beat

“Eenie, meenie, miney, mo!” That’s how, as children, we chose our various sports teams and some wish we’d pick our political teams that way. Republicans are finding that ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago July 14, 1961 Jack Yokote was honored as "Scoutmaster of the Year" and attended a Masters Conference at the Philmont Boy Scout Ranch in Cimmarron, New Mexico. He was ...

Bud's Beat

“Eenie, meenie, miney, mo!” That’s how, as children, we chose our various sports teams and some wish we’d pick our political teams that way. Republicans are finding that ...

Bud's Beat

I have been bothered by the distortion of facts about the country’s Social Security program. Critics of the program have been clucking like Henny Penny that S.S. is broke and the ...

Re-light region's Olympic fire

Each year, on June 23, people from around the world recognize and celebrate International Olympic Day — a day dedicated to spreading the Olympic ideals of excellence, friendship, ...

Bud’s Beat

1I have been bothered by the distortion of facts about the country’s Social Security program. Critics have been clucking like Henny Penny that the program is broke and the sky is ...