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Family Garden Day shines spotlight on eating healthy

How do you get kids to eat more vegetables? Teach them how to garden. That’s the focus of Family Garden Day Saturday, June 1, at the Gold Country Fairgrounds’ Farr ...

Ask the Master Gardener: What to consider when choosing organic or synthetic fertilizer

Question: Why should I buy organic fertilizer when synthetic fertilizer is usually cheaper, contains a higher percentage of the basic nutrients and shows quicker growth? Answer: ...

Sacramento fans celebrate as NBA says Kings will stay put

    SACRAMENTO (AP) — Horns blared around the Capitol and cheers erupted from bars as the NBA made it official and said the Kings would stay put, despit ...

Annual victim breakfast features tale of survival, forgiveness

  LOOMIS - At age 16, Brooks Douglass watched his parents die as he and his sister – both shot in the back – fought to free themselves to get help. For the next ...

Placer Sheriff tribute, lowered flags mark National Police Week

  Lowered flags Wednesday and the presence of a new name of a long-ago Placer County sheriff on the California Peace Officer Memorial Monument in Sacramento are part of a sho ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Ongoing art show features Loomis winning artist

FRIDAY Go The Distance, a 24-hour run benefiting schools in the Loomis Union School District, is from 2 p.m., Friday, May 17 to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, at the Del Oro High Schoo ...

LOOKING BACK: DO teachers go fishing

50 Years Ago May 10, 1963 Honored at Del Oro's 8th Annual Cum Laude Banquet were California Scholarship Federation seniors Linda Wood and Susan DePree. Also honored were Magna ...

Maloofs to keep the Sacramento Kings?

  SEATTLE (AP) — If the NBA Board of Governors denies the pending sale and relocation of the Sacramento Kings, the Seattle group seeking to purchase the franchise has a ...

Food Extravaganza serves up tasty eats

A community of chefs, caterers and cooks will come together to serve up tasty dishes and support the renovation of the historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed.  The 13th Blue Goose Fo ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Sign kids up for Ride With Pride

SATURDAY The Town of Loomis Spring Cleanup Day is from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, May 11, at the Del Oro High School pool parking lot, for Town of Loomis residents only with prope ...