Living

Friends tell county library director not to close Loomis branch

Placer County director of library services Mary George had a mixed message to Friends of the Loomis Library members at the Friends Feb. 26 regular meeting. George told the Friends ...

Media Life: Auburn stunt guru aids Marvel Universe Live!

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena will be welcoming one of the biggest, boldest and baddest bits of bombast seen in this area for quite some time when “Marvel Universe Liv ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Calendar of events for this week March 5 - 11

Thursday, March 5    “Seussical Jr.” plays at 6:30 p.m. tonight and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Placer Elementary School, 8650 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomi ...

Meadow Vista Arboretum: Achievement in flower

A small strip of Meadow Vista Park bordering Ragsdale Spill has its own path circling through towering native oaks, flowering bushes and wire-encircled plantings. The approximately ...

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...

Snow survey shows fourth year of Placer, state drought conditions likely

California’s latest snow survey found on Tuesday that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and could end up being the lowest on record in nearly 25 years. Snow sup ...

Hisa Nimura Horiuchi remembered

On Nov. 30, 2014, Hisa Nimura Horiuchi passed away at her home in Loomis, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was 89. Horiuchi was born in Sacramento to Junic ...

Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winery to be sold at bank sale

Closed since December, a modern-day pioneering vintner in rural Auburn is to be sold at a trustee’s sale. According to a legal notice, the Pine Ridge Lane Green Family Winer ...

Placer Elementary School presents

Placer Elementary School presents the musical, “Seussical Jr.” This show combines several Dr. Seuss stories Showtime is 6:30 p.m. March 5, 7 p.m. March 6  and Marc ...