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LOOKING BACK Burglars hit Loomis businesses

50 Years Ago November 30, 1962 Services were held for Inokichi Morita, 86, a fruit rancher in Loomis for the past 50 years.  Toastmaster Frank Kageta and hostess chairman El ...

Del Oro girls open at Sonora Tournament

The Del Oro girls basketball team tips off their 2011-12 season this weekend when the Lady Eagles head to the Gold Country to vie in the Kiwanis Tournament at Sonora High. Del Or ...

Regulators ban Loomis caretaker who served deadly mushroom dish

  The caretaker who served gravy containing poisonous mushrooms that resulted in four deaths of residents at a Loomis elder care facility has been banned for life from all ca ...

Sand and sandbag locations for storm readiness

SAND AND SANDBAG LOCATIONS Flooding frequently occurs throughout the county during and after periods of heavy rainfall. Therefore, everyone with homes at risk should take precauti ...

County making sandbags ready for storm protection

Placer County is making sand and sandbags available to residents in unincorporated areas as part of its preparations for a series of storms scheduled to last through the weekend.&n ...

Del Oro cross country at state

Running against their strongest competition of the season, the Del Oro girls cross country team placed 12th out of 20 teams at last week’s CIF State Cross Country Championshi ...

Stockings for foster kids

As foster youth in Loomis spend the holidays away from home, local residents can ensure they still have stockings to open through United Way’s Women in Philanthropy. Koinonia ...

Shopping in town is a joy for gift givers

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series on shopping locally Shopping for the ideal gift can be considered a source of fun or stress – a joy or a chore. ...

Need for speed requires the right parts

Those with a need for speed will likely have a need for a specialized engine component manufactured right here in Loomis. Since 1984, Gary Armstrong, 60, owner of Armstrong Race E ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS Week of Nov. 29, 2012

Friday Friends of the Loomis Library’s 37th annual Christmas Craft Faire is from 6 - 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30; and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at Veterans Memorial Hal ...