History

Looking Back

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 ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Looking Back for April 16

1 Year Ago April 17, 2014 – Council to review town tree ordinance - The Loomis Town Council will consider a proposed revised tree ordinance at a special meeting. The counci ...

Looking Back for April 9

 1 Year Ago April 10, 2014       Wounded veteran getting custom home – In April 2006, Joshua Hotaling entered the next phase of his life by jo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Looking back week of Mar. 26

1 Year Ago March 27, 2014 – PUHSD locking in 2014-15 enrollment figures – Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ r ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...