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Check out lavender and daylilies Saturday at Maple Rock Gardens

  Maple Rock Gardens in Penryn will open its gates Saturday to the public for the inaugural “Lavender and Daylilies, a Flower and Antique Festival.” The Penryn s ...

Calendar of event for this week June 25 - July 4

Thursday, June 25 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, ...

Loomis welcomes Dr. Junie Baldonado

  Loomis has a new general dentist since May 1, Dr. Junie Baldonado, and he is already actively involved in the community. Baldonado bought Dr. Denise Jabusch’s practi ...

Students win contest for designing kindergarten playground

Two Loomis Grammar School students recently won a contest for designing a kindergarten playground for the school. Seventh-graders Jennifer Gibson and Ava Marks worked on the proje ...

Eighth-graders get district help in move to the “big school”

After eight years of elementary school, 290 Loomis Union School District students matriculate to Del Oro High School in August. These students attended a promotion ceremony June 3 ...

Mick Martin to “rock” Loomis for blues festival June 27

Bring your folding chairs, your appetite for barbecue and your kids to the Blues, Burgers, and Brew festival—one of the biggest family-friendly outdoor events to happen in Lo ...

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 ...