Health & Fitness

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 ...

Food bank seeks help

Those who can afford to shop at a grocery store find shelf after shelf of good things to buy and eat. But those who rely on the Loomis Basin Food Pantry to help feed their families ...

Community Calendar

The tale of the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 8 and 9, and at 4 p.m. April 10, at the McLaughlin Studio Theatre, 3415 Swetze ...

March of Dimes walk set for April 30

Thousands of families and business leaders will walk together Saturday, April 30, at the State Capitol in Sacramento in the annual March of Dimes March for Babies. It is the nati ...

Communty Calendar

The Loomis Quilt and Fiber Guild Biennial Quilt Show will run Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m ...

Regional News Briefs

Sierra club addresses fitness The Sierra College Patrons Club will host Roz Godenberg, Sierra physical education and health instructor, at their Monday, April 4, meeting. Lunch wil ...