Milestones

LOOKING BACK: War puts labor at premium

50 Years Ago May 24, 1963 Services were held for Ida Sandvick, 84, a native of Finland and a Rocklin resident for 60 years. Jonelle Hansen installed Noreen Aguilar as the new Loo ...

Old time Loomis liked live entertainment

There was a time in Loomis history when live music satisfied the town’s entertainment needs. In 1895, the town beside the railroad tracks hosted a 20-piece marching band, co ...

LOOKING BACK: Rainbow Girls and Sea Scouts dance away

50 Years Ago March 29, 1963 The Turner Rodeo Grounds on Citrus Colony Road was the site for Sheriff Scott's Mounted Patrol Benefit Rodeo. Saddle bronc riding was featured in t ...

LOOKING BACK Bring soap chips and coffee bands

50 Years Ago March 1, 1963 The Al Moore C-A-Bar Ranch in Loomis hosted the 1st Annual Blue Ribbon Amateur Horse Show for the Auburn Sierra Rangers.  The Placer Farm Bureau W ...

Howard, Teal exchange vows

Sharon Hamada Howard of Auburn and Ret. CDR Thomas Teal of Auburn were married Aug. 4, 2012, at Asilomar - A Refuge by the Sea in Pacific Grove by the Rev. Maggie Buck. The bride ...

‘Miracle baby’ born amid tragedy survives and thrives

Born three weeks premature and weighing in at six pounds, Elizabeth Rose spent the first 10 days of her life hooked up to tubes and ventilators at Sutter Memorial Hospital. As he ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago February 16, 1962 Services were held for Louis Max Stallman, 79, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a long-time resident of Loomis. Aster Kondo and Shig Kajimura were ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago February 2, 1962 Services were held for Vernon Herman "Dutch" Maier, 64, a WWI veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was the former owner and operator of Ships Bell for a year ...

Vote for the cutest baby!

Take a peek at these bundles of joy and then vote for who you think is the cutest baby born in 2011 for Gold Country Classified's Cutest Babies contest. Visit http://www.goldcountr ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago January 26, 1962 Services were held for William Cook, 59. He was raised in Loomis and operated a grocery store downtown for a number of years. For the first time in ...