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Soldier statue drive battles soaring bronze price tag

Many Japanese American soldiers from Placer County paid a high price for freedom and respect during World War II. But the high price of raw materials is now making a dream of honor ...

Local songwriter to pay tribute to Loomis legend

Words — they are everywhere. They are the first thing we hear when we come into this life and often the final sounds as the curtain lowers on our life for the last time. What ...

Learn to stay safe at expo

Keeping children, families, homes and property safe is the goal of the Health and Safety Expo. The free event features demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, ...

'Laramie Project' on Auburn stage

A local production of the drama “The Laramie Project” can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 21 through 22, at Placer High School in Auburn. The site is the Dungeo ...

Community Briefs

A silent auction of vintage western paperback novels is being held by the Friends of the Penryn Library. Bidding ends at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20. The books are on display at the Pe ...

Health & Safety Expo coming Saturday

See demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, competitions by Loomis and South Placer Fire Protection Districts crews, health screenings, food, vendors and lots o ...

Listen to St. Peterburg's Men's Ensemble Russian repertoire

The St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble will visit Loomis for a performance of Russian folk songs, sacred music, modern compositions and popular melodies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 29, ...

Doupniks' warehouse of kindness honored

Each December for the last eight years, Gary Doupnik Manufacturing has turned into Loomis’ version of the North Pole. That’s when the Swetzer Road company empties its warehous ...

Community Briefs

Gold Country Wildlife Rescue will hold a membership drive meeting for people interested in volunteering with the 28-year-old organization from 5 to 8 p.m. today at its new intake c ...

Racing for the cure

Loomis women showed their support for breast cancer survivors and victims at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure May 8 at Cal Expo in Sacramento.

Check out the Blue Goose for food, fun on May 15

For more than eight years, people from throughout the region have gathered under one roof in Loomis. The roof, by no coincidence is blue, and it covers the Blue Goose Produce Shed. ...

Chefs have a flair for flavor at extravaganza

The best chefs in town will be showing off their culinary skills during the Blue Goose Food Extravaganza in Loomis this weekend. Andy Portillo, engineer with the Loomis Fire Protec ...

Should we be one nation under God?

It’s the National Day of Prayer and the government wants you to pray. For some Americans, it is not a big issue. For some people like Geneva Easley, 88, celebrating the National ...

Show mom a good time on Mother's Day

Mothers will be lauded this Sunday, May 9, by families all across America. Most Mother’s Day celebrations include flowers, dining and outings. Loomis offers numerous celebratory ...

Mother of nine honored

A Loomis mother of nine was recently named Woman of the Year, but could also be called Mother of the Year. Amber Pilcher was recognized by 4th District Assemblyman Ted Gaines for h ...