Milestones

Eighth-graders get district help in move to the “big school”

After eight years of elementary school, 290 Loomis Union School District students matriculate to Del Oro High School in August. These students attended a promotion ceremony June 3 ...

Del Oro’s new grads take top honors

Del Oro High School Principal Dan Gayaldo thanked the standing-room-only crowd for being “here on this clear, dry warm summer morning” at Saturday’s 8 a.m. gradua ...

Del Oro High School graduation is June 6

About 395 Del Oro High School seniors will graduate at 8 a.m. June 6 at the school’s Golden Eagle Stadium. The Class of 2015 graduation ceremony is open to the public. Tick ...

Mary Lou Lee to retire from Penryn Post Office

Penryn Post Office clerk Mary Lou Lee retires May 30 after a 26-year career with the United States Postal Service. The new clerk will be Kristina Torre. Lee, the Penryn clerk ...

Army Spc. Michael A. Harstrick graduates from basic combat training

Army Spc. Michael A. Harstrick recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee rec ...

Kevin J. Pilcher graduates

Kevin J. Pilcher  graduates from basic military training Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin J. Pilcher graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackla ...

Jarnagin recognized by Placer County supervisors

Loomis volunteer Fuzzy Jarnagin of Loomis was recently honored by the Placer County Board of Supervisors, which presented him with a commemorative coin created for a county ...

LOOKING BACK: Ophir expects 4,500-home development

50 Years Ago December 20, 1963 Jack Rose was producing beef on his 40-acre ranch 1.5 miles northeast of Loomis. Mr. and Mrs. Rose recently returned from the rodeo finals in Los An ...

LOOKING BACK: Del Oro celebrates first homecoming

50 Years Ago November 15, 1963 The first Homecoming at Del Oro was a huge success. A hair-raising football game was won by the Eagles, earning a big grin from Coach Moeller. The b ...

LOOKING BACK: Savings Corner Market robbed

50 Years Ago November 8, 1963 A silver pin award was presented to Jim Makimoto, of Loomis, at the 23rd Annual Goodwill Dinner sponsored by the J.A.C.L. Sanjiro Maeda, 86, was bel ...