Letters to the Editor

Library ad hoc committee gives update

Our thanks to the public for participating in the library survey. Respondents overwhelmingly wanted to keep our traditional library services but with better hours and more program ...

Dave Wheeler an asset to Loomis

I agree with Mayor Rhonda Morillas (Oct. 29 front page’s “Board rules against Wheeler”), who certainly knows more about the politics of Loomis than any who may be ...

Penryn, Newcastle, South Placer Fire District proposed consolidation

Penryn, Newcastle, South Placer Fire District proposed consolidation The Penryn, Newcastle, South Placer and Placer County are creating proposals to consolidate three fire sta ...

Keep the Loomis Library open

I was disappointed that the (online at theloomisnews.com) Loomis News article (“Libraries potential closures to be considered Dec. 8 at supervisors’ meeting”) pai ...

Supervisor responds to councilman’s library request

Response to the Loomis News letter: “Supes making a big mistake with library” (page A4, Oct. 15) Setting the record straight on the Loomis library and Placer County ...

Supervisors making a big mistake

Placer County Board of Supervisors is planning on closing the Loomis Library. They say that they need more money to run the libraries but this is incorrect. The Loomis library is ...

Loomis Fire District restoring 1945 vintage truck

Loomis Fire District would like to thank the generous donors, which include community organizations, businesses and individuals, for their contribution toward restoration of this 1 ...

Don’t let governor raise gas taxes

The Governor (Jerry Brown) has called a special legislative session to approve new gas taxes, but so far, he has failed to receive bipartisan support for tax increases. Now, the g ...

Articles appreciated by sports fan

Articles appreciated by sports fan Jim Linsdau, the articles in the 2015 Football Preview of the High Schools are extraordinary! I have been reading sports in newspapers, magazin ...

Reflecting on racial unrest

A patrol car drives through a neighborhood and curious residents begin to gather outside. Eventually, the patrol car finishes its tour and finds its way to repeat this scenario wit ...

Support for a 24/7 shelter

We now know that Right Hand Auburn wants the county to pay $150,00 for capital improvements to make the DeWitt barracks into a 24/7 shelter with greater capacity, plus $33,000 per ...

Development is a ‘bad fit’

Editor’s note: See theloomisnews.com/article/8/11/15/citizens-sue-rocklin-over- sierra-gateway-apartment about this project. There’s a big problem looming for re ...

Condemn violaters

Whereas, the Declaration of Independence affirms that mankind is endowed with certain un-alienable rights, among which are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Whereas, th ...

Local firefighters battle Lowell Fire

Editor’s note: As of Tuesday morning, 2,277 fire personnel had battled the Lowell Fire. The fire started Saturday afternoon north of Gold Run and by Monday, had burned 4,00 ...

Use that library card

Summer is a great time to check out the Loomis Library offerings, not just books but also DVDs, CDs and even eBooks (Kindle), plus summer events for kids. There are even a few wee ...