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MandaRun 2014

Proceeds from Sunday's MandaRun, which included a 5K and half-marathon races, benefit the Loomis Basin Education Foundation and its programs in the Loomis Union School District ...

Students collect thousands of cans for needy

There’s no shortage of generosity in the Loomis Basin and students in schools throughout the region prove it year after year by participating in the Kids Can Food Drive. Acco ...

Community mourns loss of resource officer

The Loomis Basin has lost a valuable member of the community. According to Sgt. Rob Dellinger of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office substation in Loomis, School Resource Off ...

High Hand Nursery turns on holiday lights Friday

Thursday, Nov. 27 Happy Thanksgiving Saturday, Nov. 29 Christmas tree lot benefits Del Oro track and cross country, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29 through Dec. 24 at Flower Farm, 928 ...

Sport of bocce rolling into Auburn by summer

A combination of bowling, curling and horseshoes, with a smattering of Old World conviviality tossed into the mix, bocce is coming to Auburn. The sport has a loyal following in th ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Possible jumper brings CHP copter under Foresthill Bridge

The possibility of a suicidal plunge off the Foresthill Bridge brought the California Highway Patrol helicopter searching deep into the American River canyon Monday morning. The c ...

Lake Clementine power plant opposition to be discussed

With a Canadian energy company’s plans to build a hydroelectric generation plant at Lake Clementine moving forward, opponents are organizing to stop it. An ad hoc group of f ...

New postmaster sworn in for Auburn

Promising to deliver world-class service and have fun doing it, Susan Skidmore was sworn in Friday as Auburn’s new postmaster. Skidmore, 52, comes to Auburn from Elk Grove, ...

New Auburn distillery believed to be first in Placer County since pre-Prohibition

Whether it’s the only ingredient in a slow, icy sipper or the foundation for a favorite cocktail, Darjeeling Gin is creating some made in Auburn moments regionally. The gin ...