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Truly Random and Sweet Thangs Sweet Shop ribbon cutting was Wednesday

A Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for the new owner of Truly Random and her addition of candy at Sweet Thangs Sweet Shop was Wednesday. Gigi MacTaggart is the new ...

Placer Elementary PTC Auction Fundraiser

Online ticket sales are now available for a March 14 auction. The auction will run from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln. The $40 ticket includes dinner ...

Steinway piano a grand donation to Auburn’s State Theatre

When Bobbi Machado was a small girl growing up in the then rural outpost of Auburn, Saturday’s included – dime in hand – a chance to watch silver screen icons lik ...

Easing the plight of the monarch butterfly

Question: I read in the news this week that the population of monarch butterflies is 91 percent less than it was two decades ago. What is happening and how can I help? Answer:&nb ...

High Hand Art Gallery II expands

While last Sunday belonged to football fans, this Sunday belongs to art aficionados. That’s because the High Hand Art Gallery at 3750 Taylor Road is expanding by taking over ...

Del Oro band fundraises for musical instruments

Almost every street corner in Loomis Saturday was alive with Del Oro students waving yellow signs. Most of the 82 Del Oro Golden Eagle Marching band members participated in a matt ...

The Village at Loomis project stirs mixed reactions from community

While many Loomis residents are excited by potential development in the town’s center, others say the town’s makeup and values are being challenged.  Several resi ...

Placer County providing sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for heavy rainfall

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a storm system that is expected to bring heavy rainfall an ...

Auburn chamber toasts vintner stance on Placer County rule revamp

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is backing vintners in proposed rule changes attempting to balance a Placer County quest for a flourishing winemaking industry with ongoing concerns ...

Del Oro football club embezzler gets jail time

Nine months after she turned herself in at Placer County Jail, the former president of the Del Oro Junior Eagles Football Cheer Club was sentenced Tuesday to jail time, probation a ...