Living

Nathan Taylor completes CHP training

Nathan Taylor of Loomis has completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. Taylor was assigned to duty at the CHP’s San Jose Area office. Taylor is a 1996 Del Oro High Schoo ...

Dinner to benefit fire-damaged Glen Edwards School

Enjoy a Mexican dinner and provide support to Glen Edwards School in Lincoln, which was damaged during a recent fire. Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. F ...

First 5 gets new chairman

First 5 Placer has named Dayle Edgerton as chairman of the Children and Families Commission for Placer County. She will lead the commission in developing strategic plans that inves ...

Free handyman services for seniors

Seniors First has a HandyPerson program that provides health and safety repairs for low-income homeowners, including mobile home owners. Repairs include grab bars, light plumbing a ...

Concert band seeking members

The Auburn Concert Band is accepting new members for its fall 2010 and spring 2011 concert seasons. For more information, call (530) 889-2311.

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 21, 1960 Issue) New officers for the Loomis Dance Club were president, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Monroe; secretary, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rielli; and treasurer, Mr. and M ...

Oktoberfest anyone? Take your pick from local celebrations

You don’t have to fly to Germany to soak in the Oktoberfest festivities this year. Gold Country Rotary’s Oktoberfest takes place 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Placer Building of the ...

Scouts raise the colors

Loomis Scouts took part in a Camporee near Lake Spaulding the last weekend in September. Raising the flag one day were Willy Arietta, from Cub Scout Pack 12, and Jacob Hewitt, from ...

Community Briefs

Crafty Treasures holds a Fall Faire craft show today through Oct. 16, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sa ...

Apple Hill a fall family tradition

In the mid 1960s the area now known as Apple Hill was a farming community lush in pear orchards. Today the farms, east of Placerville are visited annually by thousands of locals an ...