Health & Fitness

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 ...

Volunteer outdoors with Canyon Keepers

Canyon Keepers is seeking volunteers to serve as docents in the Auburn State Recreation Area for the 2011 season. The non-profit volunteer-based organization assists State Parks ...

Paraplegic Loomis athlete gets back into action

A devastating injury and a recent medical problem haven’t stopped a Loomis man from enjoying an active lifestyle. Twenty-five years ago professional skier Bob Vogel experienced a ...

Gold Country Chaplaincy reaches out to the needy

In times of need or crisis, the Gold Country Chaplaincy is ready to provide spiritual, emotional and mental support. Chaplain Terry Morgan, executive director of the nonprofit orga ...

Community Calendar

The Loomis Art Loop, the eighth annual free Spring Open Studios Tour, runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, Mother’s Day weekend. See a group preview show ...

Become a grief-support volunteer

Grief Support for Widowed People will hold a free training program for new volunteers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 13, in Auburn. Volunteers will be trained to help widowed pe ...

'Bald is Beautiful Barbecue' fundraiser to help 10-year-old cancer patient

Emma Kait Stanphill and her family are on a journey none of them chose to take. Emma, 10, was recently diagnosed with cancer – Stage III anaplastic large cell lymphoma – and is ...

Community Calendar

Eagle Youth Water Polo is will hold a clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Del Oro High School pool. The clinic is open to boys and girls, in grades three to ei ...

Urban park holds some nice surprises

Have you caught spring fever yet? I say face it square on before it catches you. The best way? Hit the trail. To explore new territory beyond Loomis and Penryn boundaries, I sugge ...

Runners go the distance for Noah

Lori Jorgensen had serious doubts about running the American River 50-Mile Endurance Run. At mile 28 she had serious doubts her body would make it to the end. But Jorgensen, 36 of ...

Top 4 waterfall wonders: Auburn area boasts a host of springtime cascades

Spring is bursting with surprises. And one of the biggest for many is the plethora of newly sprung waterfalls bouncing off shiny boulders in the Auburn State Recreation Area. At th ...