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Big rig fire stalls westbound traffic on I-80

Updated: 3:10 p.m. July 27 Three lanes of westbound Interstate 80 are shut down near the Penryn exit due to a big rig on fire. Heavy smoke can be seen in the area and the Califor ...

Koinonia Homes teams up with Biletnikoff Foundation in Loomis

Editor’s note: Look for the full story in the July 30 Loomis News edition. A Loomis home for at-risk teenage girls will be remodeled and modernized, thanks to a partnership ...

Steele wins fiction award

A helicopter, a foreign land and $20 million  are some of the true-life threads woven into an award-winning first novel by author Richard Steele. Steele, a Loomis resident, ...

Loomis loitering ordinance takes effect next month

An ordinance banning loitering in Loomis, specifically at the train depot, will go into effect Aug. 14. The Loomis Town Council voted unanimously to approve the ordinance at its ...

Number of reserve firefighters double

With four reserve firefighters graduating June from the Loomis Fire Academy, the Loomis Fire Protection District has doubled its reserves. And that will “definitely help&rdq ...

FAMILIAR TRAIL: Placer freshman Claire Ross will take on the 2015 Tevis Cup

Over 200 riders will traverse the Western States Trail from Tahoe to Auburn Aug. 1 for a 100-mile trek that’s considered the oldest endurance trail ride in the world —â ...

Remembering Bill Brooks’ impact with Sierra View, Roseville community

Ice clinked against her glass as she set it on the white, linen tablecloth at her home in Roseville. The nerves were overwhelming and her hands were shaky, but she proceeded nonet ...

Del Oro Aquatic Center close to fundraising goal

Proponents of a new aquatic center at Del Oro High School are within $100,000 of their $2 million goal, according to a report received Tuesday night by the Loomis Town Council. Ac ...

Loomis Basin Dolphins open pool to Citrus Heights students

Loomis swim club members helped less fortunate students learn the basics of water safety last week. Loomis Basin Dolphins worked with students from a Citrus Heights nonprofit orga ...

Loomis wineries highlighted at state fair

Ciotti Cellars, Le Casque, Popie Wines and Secret Ravine, all in Loomis, were among the 11 Placer County wineries winning a total of 52 awards in the California State Fair Commerci ...