Living

Del Oro’s new grads take top honors

Del Oro High School Principal Dan Gayaldo thanked the standing-room-only crowd for being “here on this clear, dry warm summer morning” at Saturday’s 8 a.m. gradua ...

200 new Freshmen

Franklin Elementary School   Bryce Arnold Maxwell Berkowitz Noah Beseler Kendall Black Gavin Bomhoff Hannah Crews Parker Cruce Trevor DuBose Courtney Edwards Abigai ...

Del Oro Golden Eagles Class of 2015

Graduating Del Oro students, we’re proud of you To the 395 Golden Eagle students in the Del Oro Class of 2015, The Loomis News staff says congratulations and wishes you much ...

Del Oro High School class of 2015 Senior Awards

Del Oro high school awards Class of 2015   Also awarded   Golden Eagle of the Year-  Ashlyn Cooper   Boy of the Year- Nicholas Walther   ...

Things to do - calendar for week of June 4 - 10

Thursday, June 4 Loomis Thursday Night Family Fest is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through July 30 at the Train Depot Plaza in downtown Loomis. Free. Event includes bounce houses, s ...

Saving Water: From the basics to a cell phone app

Looking for ways to cut back on irrigation in the drought? Consider recycling water, making more efficient use of sprinklers or even removing most or all of the lawn. Xeriscaping ...

Local students fundraise for animal shelter

For two weeks last month, students at a local elementary school became advocates for animals in need. As part of the Pawject fundraising drive, H. Clarke Powers Elementary School ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Learn to recognize the forms of poison oak

Question: I’ve been told that poison oak is not always three shiny leaves with a rust tinge? Is that true?” Answer: Funny you should ask. I personally didn’t th ...

Defensible space landscape is beauty with a purpose

When Dennis Maguire moved to Meadow Vista in the late 1970s, it was to a 1,400-square-foot house on an acre and a half that was mostly dry vegetation. During the three-plus decades ...

Del Oro High School graduation is June 6

About 395 Del Oro High School seniors will graduate at 8 a.m. June 6 at the school’s Golden Eagle Stadium. The Class of 2015 graduation ceremony is open to the public. Tick ...

Looking back week of May 28

Looking Back   1 Year Ago May 29, 2014 Outdoor tribute to veterans draws hundreds - Men and women who have served the U.S. in the Armed Forces, both past and prese ...

calendar of events for week of May 28 - June 3

I Love Loomis Calendar   Thursday, May 28 Placer County Genealogical Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive in Loomis. Jerry Unruh will pr ...

Diane Nicholas chosen as a 2016 Lady GODIVA Program Honore

Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. was a great time for Diane Nicholas, who founded the nonprofit Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue organization eight years ago, to be checking the Internet. The ...

Del Oro teacher awarded top honor

When eight teachers and Del Oro High School’s principal arrived at Natalie Smith’s English class in March, she thought “something bad” had happened. Instea ...

Mary Lou Lee to retire from Penryn Post Office

Penryn Post Office clerk Mary Lou Lee retires May 30 after a 26-year career with the United States Postal Service. The new clerk will be Kristina Torre. Lee, the Penryn clerk ...