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Identity Theft a Major Concern on the IRS Annual “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams to Avoid

    The Internal Revenue Service today issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers to watch out for identity theft at tax time, one of the year’s “Dirty ...

Loomis area calendar of events Feb. 19 - 25

Thursday, Feb. 19   Sons in Retirement Branch 79 meets at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at the Auburn Elks, 195 Pine Street, Auburn. All retired men invited to attend. Info: Ken ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...

Intertwining history and handiwork

Lace making is an art that dates back centuries. It requires patience, close attention to detail and a flair for stitchery. For the Gold Country Lacemakers, which meets monthly a ...

Sign up for free cell phone emergency alerts

 Since last August, all Placer County residents can receive free emergency alerts from area law-enforcement on their mobile phones and through emails. While emergency alerts ...

Lenten Taizé services open to the public

Shepherd of the Sierra Presbyterian Church members invite community members to join them for weekly Lenten Taizé services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 25. The serv ...

Funds needed to begin construction of Del Oro aquatic center

If $150,000 can be raised this year, Del Oro High School may see construction begin on its new aquatic center, according to school district officials.  Before plans for the $ ...

It’s a two-wheel love affair

Almost all my bike riding is with a group of five to 10 other riders. But because it had been several days since I rode (weather, grandkids), I recently took a solo ride, loosel ...

Fromo Our Archives Feb. 5

1 YEAR AGO Feb. 6. 2014 $2.65 million pool project inches toward finish line – Having sunk five years and more than $1 million into a fundraising campaign for a new pool at ...

Loomis school district gears up for kindergarten sign-ups

The Loomis Union School District will hold registration sign-ups during the month of March for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall. Kindergarten is an important pr ...