Milestones

Loomis Fire remembers 9/11

The Loomis Fire Protection District created a display to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and to honor the 343 firefighters and paramedic ...

LOOMIS HISTORY: Fire of 1915 destroys downtown

Loomis was a thriving community before the fire in the summer of 1915 burned down much of its business district. This was in the days before fire hydrants and the creation of a ne ...

LOOKING BACK: Goodbye to landmark business

50 Years Ago September 6, 1963 Services were held for Agnes Josephine Hurley, 75. She was a native of Rocklin and lived there all her life.  Services were held for Olla Viol ...

A midnight hike and sleeping outside in 1963

50 Years Ago August 16, 1963 Mrs. Sonja Mnich, of Penryn, celebrated attaining her U.S. citizenship with friends. She came to the country from Austria. Toasting the new citizen we ...

LOOKING BACK: Construction of the new Interstate-80 continues in high Sierras

50 Years Ago August 2, 1963 George Makimoto took sweepstakes at the County fair in horticulture for both plate and package displays. Behind him were Randy Hansen and Frank Crossle ...

Baby Face: Jaxon Emerson Reidt

Del Oro High School Class of 2001 graduates Nichole (nee Hewitt) Reidt and husband, Joshua Reidt, welcomed their son Jaxon Emerson Reidt into the world at 5:47 p.m. July 3 at Kaise ...

LOOKING BACK: Pears go for $110 per ton

50 Years Ago July 19, 1963 Services were held for Alice Margaret Law, 94, a native of Liverpool, England and a Loomis resident for 63 years. She was employed as a bookkeeper for L ...

LOOKING BACK: Loomis rider completes Tevis Cup

50 Years Ago July 12, 1963 Mr. and Mrs. Jack Yokote and Jackie thanked the community for their support during the recent passing of their beloved son and brother, Ronald. In prep ...

LOOKING BACK: Pretty girls from Loomis wanted for the Maid of Placer County contest

50 Years Ago July 5, 1963 John Boyington completed shaping and grading on acreage, formerly in pears, to be seeded for irrigated pasture. His ranch was located one mile east of Lo ...

LOOKING BACK: Wandering cow makes a big splash

50 Years Ago June 28, 1963 Earning their Eagle badges at the Ship 12 Bridge of Honor were Ronald Yokote, David Osborn, Douglas Rowe and Francis Lindsay Jr. Ronald was the son of s ...