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Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 8, 2005      Gerry Nash was signing off as the announcer for the Del Oro varsity ...

Four-year prison sentence in Foresthill Road bike-death case

The driver of a pickup that struck and killed a cyclist on Foresthill Road July 3, 2014, has been sentenced to four years in prison. David Lee Correa, 39, of Foresthill, was sente ...

Special Planning Commission meeting Tuesday; first in four months

A special Loomis Planning Commission meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a sign-height variance for a new sign at the entrance to Loomis at Taylor Road and Sierra College Boule ...

Fifth annual Hoops at Hoff's benefits local veterans

Backyard basketball, a Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard and more than 200 people – that was the scene at Greg Hoffman’s Loomis home Sunday. Hoffman, 43, a Del Oro ...

This Week’s Del Oro Sports Slate

Thursday, Aug. 27 Frosh Football – scrimmage at Oakmont, 4 p.m. Tennis – at Whitney, 3;30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 Cross Country – Time Trial Soccer &ndas ...

Local teacher Erica Campbell advocates for the Deaf

Don’t feel sorry for the Deaf and don’t treat them like they’re inferior. That’s what Del Oro High School/Sierra College teacher Erica Campbell emphasizes ...

Students tend garden to feed the hungry

Last Friday morning, seven fifth-graders from Loomis Grammar School romped through their school garden as though they were on a treasure hunt. Under the direction of their princi ...

Lot size now the benchmark for Placer Water connection charge

Lot size – not meter size – will be the new standard for Placer County Water Agency connection charges starting in October. The Placer Water board of directors approve ...

How do Placer County governments measure up in Ashley Madison hack scandal?

It’s the hack that has sent shockwaves through some of the nation’s top-level corridors of power. But a check of local elected officials and high-ranking staff members ...

Placer County roads ready for half-cent sales tax funding infusion?

A laser focus on developing financial resources for 30 years of transportation infrastructure projects will yield some estimates on public support at today’s Placer County Tr ...

Sierra College supports former foster youth

As the school year begins, Sierra College is taking an extra step to ensure that one group of students has a good start. The Sierra College Foundation, in partnership with numero ...

Loomis calendar

Thursday, Aug. 27 “Into the Woods” Jr. Musical Production Workshop auditions today through Saturday. Rehearsals Sunday to Nov. 5; performances Nov. 6 to 15 at McLaughl ...

Narayan & Janet in concert Sept. 5

Narayan & Janet will perform music of peace and transformation at the First United Methodist Church of Loomis from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 5. The Bay Area musicians perform on the W ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 1, 2005      Del Oro graduate Paul Webber earned the Bronze Star for com ...