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LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Soap Box Derby is Saturday

The last tryouts for Loomis Basin Has Talent are from 5-8 p.m., Friday, May 3 at Blue Anchor Stage. Facebook semi-final voting is May 10-17, with the finals on Friday, May 31, at t ...

Allow extra time for Auburn Folsom Road construction

Placer County officials are advising travelers along Auburn Folsom Road, between Loomis and Granite Bay to allow for extra travel time during the next ten months for construction o ...

Loomis News wins statewide award

The Loomis News earned a second-place award in the category of breaking news in the California Newspaper Publishers Association 2012 Better Newspapers Contest. The award was given ...

David vs Goliath: Local physician exasperated by feud with Sutter

By all accounts, Roseville’s Ravinder Khaira is a hardworking pediatrician and small business owner with deep ties to the local community; but so far one of the biggest fight ...

Twin Brooks Farm receives Friend of Agriculture Award

A Loomis family with a farming tradition that goes back more than a century is this year’s Friend of Agriculture. Francis and Jan Thompson, owners of Twin Brooks Farm and Ne ...

Placer's rattlers back biting in Year of Snake

The Auburn area’s latest painful reminder that the foothills are rattlesnake country occurred Saturday night in Cool. A woman walking downstairs in her home’s garage f ...

LOOKING BACK: 'Blue Chip' books are needed for football scoreboard

50 Years Ago April 26, 1963 Services were held for Maurice Edgar Fox, 84, a Spanish American War veteran. He was a retired rancher. Services were held for Pryor Edward McBee, 61, ...

Council considers cell towers

Loomis town council members considered leasing traffic signals and other Town property for wireless and broadband use at the April 9 council meeting. The Town would allow internet ...

Auburn store's lottery ticket "pinning" scam exposed by sharp-eyed player

Auburn's Doug Randall said he felt betrayed. Then he felt like he just as well might have thrown his money away. But then he took action. Randall discovered what h ...