Editorials

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 ...

Bunco Babes fight back at Loomis Relay For Life

Participating in the first Loomis American Cancer Society Relay For Life started out as a way to honor our friends who had battled cancer. The 24-hour event, held Saturday at th ...

Epic evil-doer trumps epic royal wedding

It was billed as the epic of the Century – the royal wedding of a prince and princess. It lived up to its advanced billing. Millions viewed the joining of the young people in mar ...

Share the comics with your kids

Have you taken the time to read the comics to your kids or grandkids lately? I can remember when that was quite a ritual at our house. As a family, we discussed what was happening ...

From reporter to editor, my passion for Loomis continues

As a reporter and contributing writer, I’ve been telling your stories and sharing the local news with our readers in Loomis and Penryn since 2005. I’ve chronicled your joys, ...

Thank you for 16 wonderful years in your community

My time at the Loomis News, for over 16 years this last time, has been a rewarding experience and you are all responsible for making it so. Loomis has become my second home, where ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...