Living

Del Oro FFA does well at Placer County Fair

Showing animals at the county fair can be competitive and stressful but success there is not always measured by ribbons and auction prices. Although several students brought home ...

Fifth annual Family Fest attracts hundreds of residents Thursdays

Loomis is throwing a party several Thursday nights and the whole town is invited. Sponsored by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, the Thursday Night Family Fest is in its fifth ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Rototilling does more harm than good in the garden

Question:  I always rototill the ground every spring before I plant my vegetable garden — and almost always have great results. Of course, I always plow in fully aged ma ...

Bear River program nurtures green thumbs

With a harvest of onions, lettuce and other vegetables, Bear River High School completed a successful return of horticulture to the campus. Students and faculty of the 2014-2015 ...

Kris Caceres helps Wounded Warriors

The sixth annual 2015 High Five Tour, sponsored by the Wounded Warriors Family Support’s High Five Tour, has a local touch this year. The High Five Tour is a four-month fund ...

Calendar of events for this week July 2 - 12

Loomis Calendar   Thursday, July 2 Coffee Connection is at 8 a.m. at the Historic Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Join the Loomis Basin Chamber of Co ...

Picture perfect means having the right frame in mind

For 19 years, Kelli Fortenbaugh Lopopolo operated High Street Gallery in Downtown Auburn. She recently moved her shop to Meadow Vista and renamed it Sierra Art Services. The Colf ...

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 ...

Club offers

When some students return to high school in August, they will face challenges with academics and social interactions. But one school club for female students offers a support syst ...

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 ...