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Loomis to hold community yard sale

Loomis residents should brace themselves – the community yard sale is a little less than a week away. Jenny Knisley, Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce executive director, sai ...

Workshop on downtown improvements

A joint workshop, including members of the Loomis Town Council and the Planning Commission, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss improvements to the downtown area. The improveme ...

Go for the burn – but get that permit first

Citing dry weather conditions, Cal Fire has put a burn permit requirement back in place as temperatures start to heat up again. The drop in moisture means brush and grasses in the ...

Placer County family leaves legacy of land, sharing

The legacy of Betty and Matt Bailey lives on in a new 40-acre preserve recently donated by the couple’s family on the north fork of the American River, near Alta. The Auburn ...

King Road to experience small, temporary closures near Auburn-Folsom Road

A small section of King Road, totaling a couple of thousand feet near Auburn-Folsom Road, will be closed to through traffic between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until ...

Loomis student named a Top 100 student at Butler University

  Butler University senior Isabelle Obert has been named one of the Top 100 Students for 2016.  ​Obert, a Butler University education major, is from Loomis. The ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 5

Thursday, May 5 Coffee Connection is at 8 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Join the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce for networking and updates f ...

Ready, steady, donate

The challenge is about to begin: 31 Auburn competitors have been preparing since last fall for this 24-hour race to the fundraising finish known as the Big Day of Giving.  It ...

5 Hot Topics for Placer Board of Supervisors

Homeless, budget and sister-city topics highlight Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Here’s a Top 5 list of hot topics the five member Placer County board will ta ...

Local residents inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Three area students, including one from Loomis, were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor socie ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

Auburn teacher arrested

A Roseville man who taught at Horizon Charter schools in Auburn and Roseville has been arrested on six felony counts of child molestation. James McNealy Carroll, 64, was arrested ...

Car Show and Chili Cook-off offers hot cars and chili tastings April 30

Local musician Doug Weiss enjoys performing at an event that helps the community.   As band leader, guitarist and lead vocalist for Lincoln Highway, Weiss has played at the ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 11, 2006      The Loomis Art Loop, a free studio tour, includes jeweler Doug Horto ...

Roseville’s new indoor skydiving experience prepares to take flight

Roseville residents with the thrill-seeking instinct will finally have a new option in coming weeks: iFly, the international indoor skydiving venture, will start taking party and g ...