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No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

Cultivating gardening as an art

Joanne and Max Naegele’s creative garden vignettes consistently win awards and accolades at the spring and fall Auburn Home Shows, the Auburn Community Festival and the Ca ...

H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event Saturday at Loomis Grammar School

  H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Loomis Grammar School. The school is on the corner of Taylo ...

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Curves collects food for Loomis Basin Food Pantry

Every March and April, the Curves club in Loomis puts out a collection barrel to collect non-perishable donations for the Loomis Basin Food Pantry.   &n ...

Del Oro High School Band to host performance competition Friday

Flashy costumes and precision ...

Calendar of events for March 12 - 18

Thursday, March 12   Buttons ‘n’ Bows Square Dance Club meets from 7to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Rock Creek Elementary School,& ...

Residents continue to be hit by phone scams

Loomis resident Lenard Florance wants to prevent other community members from falling victim to a phone scam. Florance heard about scams in which someone pretending to be the ...

Library users speak up in defense of venue

  To see what happened at Tuesday’s Loomis Town Council meeting, held after press time, check theloomisnews.com.      Friends of the Loomis Library ...