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Laura Johnson’s debut CD party is Sunday

Laura Johnson has a message she wants to get across when she performs her new originals. That message is families must stay together and the men and women must pull together. J ...

Gala to benefit cancer patients

The third annual Kaleidoscope Gala on Aug. 28 offers good food, entertainment and a chance to win an exotic Mexican vacation while supporting a good cause. The fundraiser, to ...

Meghan Baird earns Cowpoke Scholarship

 Meghan Baird recently receives a $1,000 check, as the Cowpoke Scholarship winner, from Bert Braun. Baird, a Del Oro High School graduate, will attend the University of Missis ...

New-home sales cool off in July

A downward blip in the new-home marketplace in July has failed to flag industry optimism in the Placer County area. The North State Building Industry Association reported 194 sale ...

65th anniversary for Lighthouse Christian Center

  The Lighthouse Christian Center had its beginnings down the street in the yard of Ivan and Leah Frost in July 1950. Children from the Loomis area attended Sunday school un ...

Placer County's Heritage Trail history tour just the tonic for weekend fun

Pills and potions. Shady charlatans and mighty men of medicine. Sawbones and jawbones. It’s all there, tucked away in an unassuming Victorian painted welcoming tones of crea ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 25, 2005      Del Oro High School was a buzz of activity as the new school year b ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

Senior Peer Counseling, Training available in county

Placer County Senior Peer Counseling provides education and services to support the wellness and self-sufficiency of the older adults of Placer County. Volunteers provide counsel ...

Placer Water exceeds state water-saving target

Placer County Water Agency customers are turning into overachievers when it comes to water saving. Latest figures released by the Water Agency show treated-water use down from the ...

Citizens sue Rocklin over Sierra Gateway Apartment

Upset with Rocklin City Council over its approval of a controversial housing complex in May, two local citizens’ groups are suing the city and its council in hopes of halt ...

Award-winning historical author and storyteller to speak at Train Depot Saturda

Award-winning author and storyteller Mark McLaughlin will present a collection of stories based on tales of the American West Saturday. The 11 a.m. fundraiser at the Loomis Train ...

Placer Food Bank hosts its community garden breakfast

Placer Food Bank hosted its first community garden breakfast at Sierra Christian Church in Loomis on July 31. The breakfast’s purpose was to bring awareness to the four Pla ...

School’s back in session for Loomis youth

Although temperatures will probably reach triple digits this week, summer is unofficially over, at least for the 4,129-plus Loomis students registered in kindergarten through 12th ...

Loomis calendar for Aug. 13 to Aug. 23

Loomis Calendar   Thursday, Aug. 13  “Birds” juried art show reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way in Auburn. Awards presente ...