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New Loomis Planning Commissioner is family man first

Tim Onderko, the newest member of the Loomis Planning Commission, said this week that his role as a family-man is the reason he moved to Loomis four years ago and the reason he is ...

Loomis Soap Box Derby revs up for May 2

Loomis Soap Box Derby founder Dave Albright wants to make one fact clear. His derby’s cars are not toys. The full-sized go-cart style racers are road-ready and roaring to go. ...

The buzz about the drought

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District (PMVCD) announced Monday the official beginning of the season during West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness We ...

Birds — Providing food, shelter, safety

Food, shelter and water are necessary elements in creating a friendly habitat for birds. But keeping them safe while they’re in the neighborhood is important, too. That&rsq ...

Flower Farm to host Celebration of the Arts event Sunday

The Flower Farm will host the work of 14 local artists and musicians Sunday during the monthly Celebration of the Arts in Loomis. The event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday ...

Jean Wilson honored as senior volunteer

Loomis Planning Commissioner Jean Wilson was honored as one of 20 nominees for Placer County Senior of the Year Service Awards. A luncheon on April 16 recognized senior volunteers ...

Loomis Self Storage a business that expanded multiple times during the recession

Loomis Self Storage was opened by Nancy and Brian Hogan in late 2004. “At that time, all we knew about the storage business was what we read on the Internet and what we had ...

Rodeo clown is goodwill ambassador in baggy pants

In the world of rodeo, when you do good, you get a shiny silver buckle – not a trophy or a plaque. And rodeo clown Justin Rumford, who will be appearing next weekend at the ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Building strong soil as a foundation for gardening

A fundraiser Saturday offers gardeners an opportunity to meet and learn from soil microbiologist Dr. Elaine Ingham, founder of Soil Foodweb, Inc. — all while taking in the ea ...