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Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 8, 2005      Gerry Nash was signing off as the announcer for the Del Oro varsity ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 1, 2005      Del Oro graduate Paul Webber earned the Bronze Star for com ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

Placer County's Heritage Trail history tour just the tonic for weekend fun

Pills and potions. Shady charlatans and mighty men of medicine. Sawbones and jawbones. It’s all there, tucked away in an unassuming Victorian painted welcoming tones of crea ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 25, 2005      Del Oro High School was a buzz of activity as the new school year b ...

Award-winning historical author and storyteller to speak at Train Depot Saturda

Award-winning author and storyteller Mark McLaughlin will present a collection of stories based on tales of the American West Saturday. The 11 a.m. fundraiser at the Loomis Train ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 18, 2005      The Obon Festival at the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn was a cele ...

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10 Years Ago July 21, 2005 Services were planned for Edward F. Braun, 85, a World War II veteran. He retired as a chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He and ...

Brazen Americana theft hits Placer County garage shrine

A 10-foot tall monument to the early days of the automobile has been unbolted and stolen from a Loomis front yard in a brazen case of Americana theft. Made public this week by the ...

Looking back week of June 25

1 Year Ago June 26, 2015    Median strips hit a road block - Medians – those landscaped islands added to streets in neighboring cities such as Rocklin and Rose ...

Looking back week of May 28

Looking Back   1 Year Ago May 29, 2014 Outdoor tribute to veterans draws hundreds - Men and women who have served the U.S. in the Armed Forces, both past and prese ...

Stephen M. Barooshian remembered

     Legend has it that when a tiny flower was created, the color was missing and the flower cried out, "Forget me not." A small bit of blue was added so i ...

Looking Back week of May 7

1 Year Ago May 8, 2014 - Under a contract that the Loomis Fire Protection District plans to have in place by June 15, Loomis Fire’s administrative services will be perfo ...

Looking back week of April 30

1 Year Ago May 1, 2015 - Soroptimists celebrate 40 years of service. Five charter members were among the 60 attendees who gathered to observe the 40th anniversary of Soropti ...

Lookimg Back for week of April 23

1 Year Ago April 24, 2014 Secret Ravine winds through the Loomis Basin on its way to the Sacramento River. But its course has been highly impacted by humans a ...