Education

Band pulls out all the stops

If the 37th annual Del Oro High School Band Spectacular is any example, the band works hard to raise funds to support its group. Judy Payne, a Del Oro band fan and supporter sinc ...

Vendors wanted; tickets go on sale Nov. 1 for Holiday Home Tour

Loomis Basin Education Foundation members are asking residents to help in their second largest annual fundraiser of the year, the Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 5. Formed in 2006, the ...

Children’s Steam Workshop is Saturday at Loomis Library

Loomis Basin area students, ages 8 to 12, are invited to a fun, hands-on workshop at the Loomis Library that mixes basic electronics with art and computer technology.  The fr ...

Loomis Soroptimist club seeks community award applicants

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin is accepting award applications from students, teachers and community leaders. Applications are due Dec. 1 and will be awarded in February ...

Del Oro Women’s Athletic Club sponsoring clothing drive for WEAVE

The Del Oro Women’s Athletic Club is sponsoring a clothing drive in support of WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment) from Oct. 12 through Oct. 16. The drive will be h ...

Ophir holds Monopoly fundraiser

Starting Monday and continuing through today, Ophir Elementary School students are playing “Ophiropoly,” a Monopoly-style game to raise funds for their school. Throug ...

Harvest Festival fundrasier includes haunted house

Loomis residents of all ages are invited Oct. 10 to an old-fashioned Harvest Festival, which also serves as the Parent Teacher Club’s fundraiser at Loomis Grammar School. & ...

Free faire promotes child health, safety

Youth can inspect fire engines and police cars close up at the Children’s Health & Safety Faire on Sept. 25. The Placer County Office of Education is hosting the free c ...

‘Indoor recess’ for students as Butte Fire smoke moves in

Winds from the Butte Fire blew a new round of smoke into Placer County on Monday, causing schools to cancel outdoor activities as air quality stayed unhealthy. Smoke was particula ...

Friends of the Del Oro Pool almost at $2.3 million fundraising goal

The Del Oro Aquatic Center could break ground next month after Friends of the Del Oro Pool fundraises the final $30,000 of $2.3 million. Friends of the Del Oro Pool is spearheadin ...

Del Oro students’ high grades acknowledged

Scores of Del Oro High School students made the Honor Roll the previous grading period, which was spring 2015. “We would like to share in celebration with the community last ...

Golf tournament benefits Del Oro Sober Grad Night

To help Del Oro’s Class of 2016 celebrate a safe graduation, the school’s Safe & Sober Grad Night Committee is kicking off its fundraising efforts with a golf tourn ...

Class of 1975 reunion set for Oct. 24

The Del Oro High School Class of 1975 is holding its 40-year reunion from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Blue Goose Hall in Loomis. “The reunion will be a great opportunity for ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...