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LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Load up on fun at local pumpkin patches

THURSDAY A craft show featuring handmade items is 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Blue Goose Event ...

League champs

Penryn’s eighth-grade boys volleyball team capped a perfect season by winning the Loomis Basin Athletic League’s season-ending tournament. Pictured, from left, are R ...

Lady Eagles keep net streak alive

Del Oro’s High’s girls tennis team stayed on a roll last week by notching a pair of 9-0 wins in Sierra Foothill League competition. On Thursday, the Lady Eagles ...

Former DO pair boosts Dominican

A pair of former Del Oro High girls soccer standouts are teaming up to aid the efforts of the Dominican University women’s team this season. Lauren Gollnick, a 2012 Del O ...

This week’s Del Oro sports slate

Thursday, Oct. 17 Frosh Football - vs. Roseville, 5:30 p.m. Soccer - vs. Rocklin, 5:30, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 Football - vs. Roseville, 5:15, 7:30 p.m. Girls Water ...

Boys soccer looks to change the tide

A scoring drought has hit the Del Oro Golden Eagles soccer team. In a pair of important Sierra Foothill League matches last week, the Golden Eagles couldn’t find the back ...

Victims identified in Loomis house fire

A Loomis house fire on Sunday left one man dead and his son in critical condition, fire officials said. Lt. Mark Reed, spokesperson for the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, i ...

Del Oro JVs break open close game

In a tight battle that wasn’t decided until the fourth quarter, Del Oro’s JV football team remained perfect on the season by handing Woodcreek a 30-7 setback last Frida ...

New law puts Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge suicide prevention in focus

  Foresthill Bridge, in its own tragic way, has helped to pass a state law. The new law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week and ready to go into effect Jan. 1, requires co ...

Placer County real estate leading regional property value uptick

Placer County has emerged from the economic downturn as the regional leader in property value growth, according to State Board of Equalization figures released Monday. With a 6 pe ...

Loomis man dies in house fire, son critical

  A Loomis house fire on Sunday left one man dead and his son in critical condition, fire officials said. Dave Wheeler, Loomis Fire Protection District chief, said the call ...

Finney helps power Golden Eagles to water polo win

Another high-scoring output by Keenan Finney helped power the Del Oro High boys varsity water polo team to a win last week at Bear River. With Finney scoring 12 goals, the Golden ...

Del Oro's Euer has strong finish

In an unique golf event played at Pebble Beach recently that pairs selected youth golfers from across the nation with PGA Senior Tour pros, Euer teamed with Duffy Waldorf to shoot ...

Windows of Addiction: Roseville heroin deaths continue, questions remain

Marcia Lanoie is sitting on the quiet patio of a café when she learns of the latest deadly heroin overdose in Roseville. It happened the morning before. Lanoie is already pa ...

Placer County wants public to weigh in on website revamp

  Placer County government is moving toward unveiling a new look for its website, but it wants feedback from residents before doing a final redesign. As part of the new webs ...