Letters to the Editor

Loomis Town Council: keep our library alive

The Loomis (Town) Council has an opportunity to make a major contribution to the cultural and educational future of the community by saving the Loomis library. All it needs to do i ...

Red, White and Blue Dance successful, thanks to community

The Red, White and Blue Dance wishes to thank the 32 civic groups, business and individuals who donated their time and money to help put on our event. We had a great dance with lo ...

Fees a housing obstacle

This letter is in response to guest columnist (Placer County) Supervisor Jim Holmes’ column (March 24 Loomis News, page A5, "Affordable housing solution is a team approa ...

Retired law enforcement group meets again

The Retired Law Enforcement Officers Group has been reactivated. The next meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9 a.m., at the Turkey Creek Golf Club, 1525 Highway 193, ...

Another View: FBI crime stats show ‘the Experiment’ has failed

When Realignment was introduced, it was described as one of the “great experiments in American incarceration policy.” Unfortunately, the guinea pigs in this experiment ...

American Legion Post 775 thanks community

The American Legion Post 775 sponsored a raffle for Cub Scouts Troop 815, which raised more than $9,000.  We would like to thank Will and Shelley Kincaid, who organized the ra ...

Let’s hope for more El Nino storms this year

I moved to Loomis in 1999. For years, I have walked along the trail that circles the lake, generally starting at Horseshoe Bar. We had virtual flooding in this area in 1998 (also i ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Supes can solve funding issues

I appreciate Supervisor Jim Holmes’ message concerning the financial crisis facing the Penryn Fire Protection District and the other small fire districts in Placer County (Ja ...

To The Loomis News sports editor

Thank you for keeping us in touch with the Del Oro wrestling team! You do a great job. Doug McLaughlin, Loomis

Do supervisors want to live near a homeless shelter?

I would like to know where the (Placer County Board of) Supervisors live, regarding the location of the 24/7 homeless shelter. I meant to ask them this question at the meeting but ...

Eliminate stigma of mental illness

We can't think of a better place to locate a full-service psychiatric facility than the city of Rocklin.  Mr. (Daniel) King (in the Nov. 12 Placer Herald, “Another V ...

Survey findings demonstrate public support of Loomis Library Services

Due to the imminent closure of the Loomis Library as recommended by the Placer County library director, Loomis Mayor Rhonda Morillas formed an ad hoc committee in April to make rec ...