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Sea Otter celebrates 16 years of swimming

A Loomis business that has taught swimming lessons for 16 years is celebrating with a week-long event starting Monday. Sea Otter Swim Lessons, located at 6151 Brace Road, will hav ...

Del Oro FFA does well at Placer County Fair

Showing animals at the county fair can be competitive and stressful but success there is not always measured by ribbons and auction prices. Although several students brought home ...

Fifth annual Family Fest attracts hundreds of residents Thursdays

Loomis is throwing a party several Thursday nights and the whole town is invited. Sponsored by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, the Thursday Night Family Fest is in its fifth ...

Kris Caceres helps Wounded Warriors

The sixth annual 2015 High Five Tour, sponsored by the Wounded Warriors Family Support’s High Five Tour, has a local touch this year. The High Five Tour is a four-month fund ...

Loomis traffic patterns projected to increase from 13,000 to 22,000 daily car trips on some roads

Town of Loomis representatives are seeking residents’ input to help improve traffic patterns for the next 20-plus years, according to Loomis Town Manager Rick Angelocci. Whi ...

Both victims in Roseville shooting, burning crime had criminal histories

As Placer County Sheriff’s detectives attempt to determine who shot two men in the head and left them burning alive in Roseville Thursday, court records in various counties a ...

Brazen Americana theft hits Placer County garage shrine

A 10-foot tall monument to the early days of the automobile has been unbolted and stolen from a Loomis front yard in a brazen case of Americana theft. Made public this week by the ...

Shooting, burning crime in Roseville turns into double-homicide

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced late this morning that two men who were found shot in the head and lying on fire in Roseville have died - making the incident one o ...

Club offers

When some students return to high school in August, they will face challenges with academics and social interactions. But one school club for female students offers a support syst ...

Loomis mule gets called up to big leagues

Jerry the mule has had success at herding cows and competitively jumping against other mules, and now Saturday, he will take the field as mascot-for-the-day for the Oakland A&rsquo ...

Del Oro club makes 13th summer camping trip

Del Oro High School science teacher Greg Kelderman often has middle school parents asking how they can get their children signed up for his summer school class open for seniors. E ...

Check out lavender and daylilies Saturday at Maple Rock Gardens

  Maple Rock Gardens in Penryn will open its gates Saturday to the public for the inaugural “Lavender and Daylilies, a Flower and Antique Festival.” The Penryn s ...

Another View

Loomis Fire Protection District (LFPD) has completed one year of a three-year contract for administrative services from South Placer Fire District (SPFD). South Placer Fire Distr ...

Loomis welcomes Dr. Junie Baldonado

  Loomis has a new general dentist since May 1, Dr. Junie Baldonado, and he is already actively involved in the community. Baldonado bought Dr. Denise Jabusch’s practi ...

Students win contest for designing kindergarten playground

Two Loomis Grammar School students recently won a contest for designing a kindergarten playground for the school. Seventh-graders Jennifer Gibson and Ava Marks worked on the proje ...