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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 ...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 21, 2005 Services were planned for Edward F. Braun, 85, a World War II veteran. He retired as a chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He and ...

Scout project in the works to honor fallen veterans

Christian Johnson is seeking $12,000 more in community donations for his Eagle Scout Project, “Memorial Hill Monument, Remember the Fallen.” The Boy Scout Troop 12 memb ...

Noy to speak at Friends series

Friends of the Loomis Library is holding a speaker’s series this summer with regional favorites and New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart in the fall. “Our ...

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 ...