Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss for one can mean loss for others

When I really knuckled down and got serious about losing weight in October 2011 (after having only lost 20 pounds the previous 10 months), something shifted in the household. I ha ...

‘Miracle baby’ born amid tragedy survives and thrives

Born three weeks premature and weighing in at six pounds, Elizabeth Rose spent the first 10 days of her life hooked up to tubes and ventilators at Sutter Memorial Hospital. As he ...

Limber up

Two years ago Matt Guyton attended the Northern California Regional Yoga Asana Championships in Stockton, intently watching the competitors as they performed. Little did he know a ...

Wellness program to benefit the Lucas Armand family

A health and wellness education program will be held in Loomis next week, with a showing of the movie “Forks Over Knives” and a workshop by one of its stars. According to Cin ...

Tdap clinic offered for students

All students entering seventh through 12th grade must provide proof of immunization against whooping cough, also known as pertussis, for the 2011-12 school year. In light of Calif ...

Landre Earns Bid To Start at Swim Nationals

Usually, children develop a passion for sports through the habits of their parents. But in Rebecca Landre’s case, the thirst for being a national level starter for USA Swimming ...

Del Oro students tour the Southwest

Del Oro High School students, teachers and chaperones assemble for a photo at Convict Lake in the early part of the 28-day Southwest Summer Trip. Students explored water issues of ...

Water safety is first priority

Summertime means lots of fun in and around water, but safety should always be the number one priority. The Loomis Basin boasts countless lakes, ponds, pools and creeks that are at ...

Horse herpes virus in Placer but no threat yet to Tevis Cup

Tevis Cup ride organizers are staying the course, despite some skittishness in the horse community over the threat of a dangerous horse-herpes outbreak in California. The cause fo ...

Relay For Life fundraiser strides into town

The fight against cancer – and a wish to honor its survivors – will unite Loomis residents this weekend. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held in Loomis for ...

Clothing line dedicated to the outdoors

A local descendant of famous naturalist John Muir is passing on his family’s legacy thorough a new clothing line dedicated to the outdoors. Robert Hanna, Roseville resident an ...

What's going on in Loomis?

Today Thursday Night Familyfest brightens up downtown Loomis this evening from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 12, and continues weekly through Aug. 25, at the Loomis Depot. Stroll thr ...

Loomis hoops it up for funds

Harlem-style basketball is thundering into town, and a rag-tag team of business leaders, educators and coaches may never be the same. “I think there will be some aches and pains ...