Living

Agriculture tour grows awareness for education programs

A small but thriving farm got a visit last week by decision makers from throughout the area. “Growing … The Next Generation” was the theme for this year’s Placer County Agr ...

Area has plenty of kid-friendly summer activities

The Loomis area offers many activities to add interest and excitement to the long days of summer. Numerous sports camps, swimming at the Del Oro pool and trips to the library can k ...

Casque Wines has a gold medal finish

There’s still gold in the foothills. That’s gold ribbons, and silver, too, won last week by Casque Wines of Loomis in the 2010 California State Fair Wine Competition. Casque re ...

Griffith Quarry, Placer museums in need of volunteers

Volunteer opportunities abound at all Placer County museums. Locations include the Griffith Quarry Museum in Penryn; the Placer County Museum, the Bernhard Museum Complex, and the ...

Grant funds animal programs

Free spaying and neutering are available for cats and dogs belonging to low-income residents in Placer County. The program is made possible by a grant from the Placer County Animal ...

Book celebrates Sierra Nevada

Sierra College has published an anthology on the Sierra Nevada entitled "The Illuminated Landscape: A Sierra Nevada Anthology." The book of essays, poetry and stories was edited by ...

Widowed Persons group to hold dinner

The Widowed Persons Association of will hold a monthly get-acquainted dinner at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1, at the Sizzler Restaurant in Auburn. Reservations are due by June 28; ca ...

Hometown News

Del Oro grad completes basic training Air Force Airman Jaklyn I. Macauley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.. The 2007 Del Oro ...

Wonder Workers enjoy feast

The annual picnic of the Wonder Workers and Wonder Women, the volunteers who keep the grounds of the First United Methodist Church of Loomis in pristine condition, was hosted by Al ...