Milestones

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 ...

LOOKING BACK: Civil Defense meetings focus on medical self-help

50 Years Ago October 25, 1963 Services were held for Richard B. Dutchko, a graduate of Loomis Grammar School and Placer High School. He spent four years aboard the USS Borie.  ...

LOOKING BACK: Rainbow Mother's Club presents 'Dime a Dip'

50 Years Ago October 18, 1963 Nearly everyone in Loomis enjoyed a spaghetti dinner prior to the Friday night football game at Del Oro. The event was sponsored by the Loomis PTA. H ...

LOOMIS HISTORY: Loomis demolishes school to avoid possible earthquake disaster

Eighty-eight years ago, Loomis celebrated the opening of their new grade school building and grounds with almost as much pomp and circumstance as a big city July 4 parade.  Hu ...

LOOKING BACK: Band Boosters serve chow mein dinner

50 Years Ago October 11, 1963 Tickets were available from Jack Coe for a chance to receive Duke II, all cut, wrapped, and ready for the deep freeze. Duke II was a 4-H project of B ...

LOOKING BACK: Del Oro stadium dedicated

50 Years Ago October 4, 1963 The Del Oro Stadium was officially dedicated at the Friday night football game. The John A. Stacker Post 775 supported by Bill Tudsbury, Rusty Uratsu, ...

LOOKING BACK: Del Oro Stadium officially opens

50 Years Ago September 27, 1963 With pride and accomplishment, the Del Oro Stadium was officially opened after three years of determined effort on the part of students, parents an ...

LOOKING BACK: Bring Blue Chip Stamps to Del Oro Hootenanny

50 Years Ago September 13, 1963 Mrs. Jo Adkins asked parents to bring a book of Blue Chip stamps to the Del Oro "Hootenanny" to help pay for the new electric scoreboard ...