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Loomis volunteers honored by sheriff's office

Volunteers with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office received recognition for their many hours of public service during a luncheon held July 28 at the Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall ...

Community Briefs

A Jimmy Buffet tribute concert, “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere,” featuring Garratt Wilkin and The Parrotheads,” takes place Friday, Aug. 13, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Door ...

Enjoying the art of Japanese dance

Members and friends of the Placer Buddhist Church joined in traditional dances Saturday evening during the Obon Odori festival in Penryn. The annual event commemorates the spirit o ...

Workshop teaches Scandinavian dance

A workshop on Schottis, a Scandinavian dance, will be held from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, upstairs at the Masonic Hall, located 956 ½ Lincoln Way in Auburn. There will be ...

Use vintage recipe to preserve figs

Learn how to preserve figs using a 100-year-old recipe during a community education program hosted by the Placer County Museums department. The free program starts at 10 a.m. Satur ...

PEACE for Families adds two employees

PEACE for Families has added to its staff in order to better serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Recent hirees include Heather Bullis-Cruz as volunteer coordina ...

Sutter Health selected to offer cardiology procedures

It’s a decision that has already saved many lives in south Placer County, according to Dr. George Fehrenbacher, medical director of cardiology at Sutter Roseville. Now that prio ...

Loomis farmers market offers buyers a local bounty

Knowing where your food is coming from is one of the main reasons to shop at a farmers’ market, according to Gordon Poulsen of Willow Creek Ranch. Poulsen’s produce topped nume ...

Community Briefs

Marcelle, a jazz group that plays “silky, sultry” music, will be featured in the final summer outdoor concert, sponsored by the Town of Loomis at the Loomis Depot. Music starts ...

Young Eagles soar in free flying program

The Young Eagle pilot program will be up in the air against from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Auburn Municipal Airport. The free flight program is open to young peo ...