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Loomis Chamber offers small business owner classes

The Sierra Economic Development Corporation (SEDCorp) is partnering with the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce to offer continuing education classes for small business owners. Cla ...

Sen. Gaines calls for investigation into Cal Fire

  In response to recent reports saying the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) hid $3.6 million with the California District Attorneys Associatio ...

Lyons leads DO at Lady Eagle Invite

Last Saturday brought a first in Del Oro High sports history. Hosting the first all-girls invitational wrestling tournament in school history, the  Lady Eagles wrestling pro ...

Local church receives garden grant

Sierra Christian Church  recently received a grant for their community garden from the South Sacramento County Fresh Food Access Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Founda ...

Suspect sought in two Loomis area armed robberies

The Placer County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying the man who recently robbed two Loomis area businesses at gunpoint. According to Dena Erwin, ...

Loomis man arrested in auto scam

A Loomis man has been arrested for insurance fraud after staging an auto theft and collecting insurance money. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that James Adkins, ...

Ask the master gardener: Keep mistletoe under control in landscape

By Laurie Meyerpeter Placer County Master Gardener Question: Yikes! I have mistletoe in my tree. What do I do to remove this parasite? Answer: Did you know that mistletoe i ...

LOOKING BACK 'Horse and buggy day' bridges need to go

50 Years Ago January 25, 1963 A local resident believed a one-way bridge on Horseshoe Bar Road near Folsom Lake –  built in the horse and buggy days – needed ...

Local parents questioning student safety after armed robberies

Parents of Del Oro High School and Loomis Grammar School students have safety concerns after two local armed robberies last week. Parents want to know why schools did not go into ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS CALENDAR Week of Jan. 24, 2013

Friday Friends of the Loomis Library’s used book sale is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Loomis Library. For more in ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS CALENDAR Week of Jan. 24, 2013

Friday Friends of the Loomis Library’s used book sale is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Loomis Library. For more in ...

H. C. Powers School to go International Baccalaureate

H. Clarke Powers Elementary School plans to offer the International Baccalaureate program in fall to boost enrollment. Principal Glenn Lockwood announced the plan at the Jan. 17 L ...

Learn new hands-only CPR for free

The Loomis Fire Protection District wants to teach the community how to help heart attack victims without using mouth-to-mouth breathing. Loomis Fire will offer free 15-minute&nbs ...

Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner to be subject of celebrity roast in Loomis

    The jokes and the tributes will bound to be flying Friday in Loomis as fast as a Placer County’s Sheriff’s Office helicopter. The Lighthouse of Lincoln ...