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Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Calendar of events for March 19 -25

Thursday, March 19 Newcastle School art show by fourth- to eighth-graders runs through April 15 at Umpqua Bank, 571 5th Street in Linc ...

Preserve local citrus by doing your part to prevent the spread of HLB

Question: I have read that a worldwide disease is destroying citrus trees of all types and there is no cure. What measures are being taken to stop it? Answer: Yes, that bacterial ...

Master Gardeners' planting workshops mark the seasons

Soak up some education while spending quality time outdoors with Placer County master gardeners at free seasonal workshops set for March 21, May 16, July 18 and Sept. 19. Each mo ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Loomis Eggplant Logo Contest deadlines April 1

It's time to enter the Loomis Eggplant Festival Logo Contest. The festival, which draws thousands of visitors to Loomis every year, will mark its 28th anniversary when it retur ...

Chamber executive graduates from professional development program

Jenny Knisley, executive Director of the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, was among the 24 chamber executives to recently graduate from Academy, a professional development program ...

Lookin back for Mar.19

1 Year Ago March 20, 2014 – Jr. Golden Eagles missing tens of thousands – Tens of thousands of dollars in funds missing from a local youth sports organization has put ...

Town Council meeting attracts scores of library fans

The March 10 Loomis Town Council meeting attracted more than 200 residents opposed to the possible closing of the Loomis Library. Placer County director of library services Mary G ...

Barn quilts honor Loomis’ history

  The five women who comprise the nonprofit Loomis Basin Barn Quilt Committee are creating works of art to help promote agri-tourism in Loomis. Forming the committee two yea ...