Milestones

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 ...

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 ...