Faith

Should we be one nation under God?

It’s the National Day of Prayer and the government wants you to pray. For some Americans, it is not a big issue. For some people like Geneva Easley, 88, celebrating the National ...

Gathering Inn homeless shelter receives $500 grant

The Gathering Inn will receive a $500 award as part of Intuit’s Love a Local business promotion. On its Web site, Intuit allows residents to vote for their favorite small local b ...

Community Briefs

Friends of the Library, Loomis will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 25, in the Jessie Helms room at the library. In addition to raising funds to purchase books, furniture, suppli ...

Community Briefs

A Hawaiian Luau will be hosted by the H. Clarke Powers Elementary School PTC on Friday, March 19, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Donations for the annual Kodiak feast and auction ar ...

Community Briefs

A class on cold-weather preparation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Black Bear Outdoors, 3587 Taylor Road. The following evening, Black Bear will lead a moonlight ...

Spreading the word about quilting as therapy

Judy Sisneros will speak during the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ, 6440 King Road. Sisneros, from Rocklin, wil ...

Royal Ranges make presentation to Loomis Town Council

Members of the Royal Rangers, from the Loomis First Assembly of God Church, presented a flag they made bearing the town seal to the Loomis Town Council. The flag commemorates the t ...

Mission possible

A doctor and his wife have given up the comforts and security of their Loomis home to work in impoverished Africa. “We are leaving behind many of the comforts of this world, but ...

Davis is a driving force in helping homeless

Steve Davis, of Loomis, is doing his part to help the homeless in Placer County. Davis, a retired Rocklin schoolteacher, is one of the volunteer bus drivers for The Gathering Inn, ...

Loomis was site of benefit concert

A small amphitheatre on the property of the Florence family of Loomis was the site of a recent benefit concert for Cameron Leavitt. Leavitt is raising money for a two-year mission ...

Pastor pleads for his sermons

Michael Guisande just wants his computer files back. The Lighthouse Christian Center’s pastor said he returned last Thursday from the church’s annual gathering in the Sierras a ...

Loomis church awards scholarships to Sierra-bound students

Three recent Del Oro High School graduates, and one from Rocklin, have been awarded the Koko Kageta scholarship to Sierra College. Andrew Emerson, Eric Thomas, and Elizabeth Sche ...

Help make quilts for the needy

A Quilted Blessings workshop will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at the Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ. Volunteers make quilts for children in ne ...

Weatherford earns WJU degree

Jack Weatherford, of Loomis, recently earned a Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Bible and Theology at William Jessup University. Founded in 1939 by William Jessup, t ...