Education

Sierra College Natural History Museum ranked 26th in the 30 top higher-ed venues

The Sierra College Natural History Museum has a new honor. The community college’s Rocklin branch museum was ranked 26 out of the 30 top higher-education venues. Sierra Col ...

A review of the year's news in Loomis

January Chamber milestone – Schneider to be installed Jan. 15 Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community service into a &ldquo ...

Jessup student receives Kennedy Center recognition

For many university students, December means finals and the onset of a lengthy Christmas break. But for William Jessup University’s Emma Farrell, this month equates to gradu ...

CHP goal to impact distracted teen driving

For the past four years, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has partnered with Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) in a combined effort to decrease the number of teen distracted driver fata ...

Students learn marketing, make gifts

More than 80 students in fourth- through eighth-grades handcrafted gifts for their school’s holiday marketplace Friday open to the public. The Loomis Basin Charter School M ...

Educators, sheriffs offer social-media safety tips

What begins as an exchange of graphic photographs between high school students could escalate into a felony charge for child pornography, according to Placer County Sheriff’s ...

Loomis Community Preschool hosts children's gift store Saturday

 Children can buy unique holiday gifts at bargain prices Saturday at the Loomis Community Preschool’s children’s holiday store. The annual school fundraiser runs ...

Horton homes star in upcoming tour

Three homes at Horton Iris Farm will be open to the public as part of the eighth annual Loomis Basin Holiday Home Tour. The tour, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5, includes seven home ...

Holiday Home Tour tickets now on sale

Horton Iris Farm owner Mary Ann Horton adds finishing touches to a winter scene atop an antique table in her 1915 bungalow. The bungalow is one of seven properties that will be fea ...

Women’s Athletic Club to host empowerment presentation at Del Oro Dec. 8

Female students face social, academic and athletic challenges in high school so a student club at Del Oro High School seeks to empower girls to meet those challenges, according to ...

Santa comes to town for Holiday Festival Dec. 12

For the price of a new toy donation, the community can attend a pre-holiday family festival, complete with a visit from Santa. Sponsored by the Del Oro High School Leadership pro ...

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 ...

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 ...