Milestones

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 ...

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 ...