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Loomis calendar, starting Dec. 24

Thursday, Dec. 24 Have a joyous Christmas Eve   Friday, Dec. 25 Merry Christmas Cool Yule Jingle Jog registration is 10 a.m. at Meadow Vista Park off of Placer Hills Road ...

The Force is with Auburn “Star Wars” artist

In a galaxy far away, in a town called Auburn, Frank Ordaz works his artistry in oil paints far from the madding crowd that is the “Star Wars” franchise now back in mul ...

Media Life: Auburn dancers’ airport ballet video goes viral

It all started on a moving sidewalk in Denver. The passersby didn’t seem to take much notice Dec. 7 when members of the State Street Ballet company from Santa Barbara perfor ...

Attorney General alerts seniors about the ‘Grandparent Scam’

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris urged older Californians Friday to be aware of the “Grandparent Scam” and other scams targeting seniors. During the holida ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Dec. 29, 2005      Jennifer Doupnik, toy chairwoman for the Loomis Basin Christmas Bas ...

Local woodworker makes, donates toys

Edging into his 71st year, Bruce Hall is like Loomis’ Santa Claus. In Bruce Hall’s home wood-working shop, the air smells of pine shavings and machine oil. On Dec. ...

Auburn kid chef has Food Network recipe for success

Take Mason Partak out of the kitchen and he becomes just a regular Auburn kid. The E.V. Cain sixth grade student is apt to be talking about movies, immersing himself in Minecraft ...

Del Oro and Camarillo play in Friday’s big game

Del Oro’s Golden Eagles have qualified for their second CIF State Bowl Championship    Game in the past three seasons. Del Oro will meet Camarillo at 4 p ...

Join Christmas festivities Tuesday at Glenbrook Mobile Park

On Tuesday, a new tradition will begin at the Glenbrook Mobile Park at 4800 Auburn Folsom Road Clubhouse, according to Nancy Scott, the social club president. The golf cart, kids ...

Loomis community raises more than $2 million to fund new aquatic center and softball stadium at Del Oro High School

The historic groundbreaking of the new Del Oro Aquatic Center was held on Dec. 1. Appropriately, that day was recognized as “Giving Tuesday,” since this event was ...

Loomis calendar, starting Dec. 17

Thursday, Dec. 17 The Flower Farm tree lot is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays through Dec. 24 at 9280 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Proceeds benefit the Del ...

Looking Back Column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Dec. 22, 2005      The Loomis Basin Christmas Basket program continued with chairwoman ...

Media Life: Dusty Baker manages baseball’s Nationals, Placer County vineyard

For one famous Placer County vintner, the release of that first sweet, fruity syrah was the precursor of a much bigger splash. When your name is Dusty Baker and you’re hired ...

More than $8,000 raised Dec. 3 for Christmas basket program

 The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, Loomis businesses and residents raised more than $8,000 for the Loomis Basin Christmas Basket Program. Many businesses also donated food ...