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New drive-up shelter rises at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

A dramatic roof sloping over what is now a construction zone in front of North Auburn’s Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital signals that a new project to ease arrivals and departure ...

National Arbor Day group targets American Fire area for tree planting

A national organization plans to plant more than 600,000 trees in an area of the Tahoe National Forest damaged by the 2013 American Fire, east of Foresthill. The Arbor Day Foundat ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Appeal on Robbers Fire indictment keeps case on ice

With Placer County proceedings stayed indefinitely, both sides in the case of Robbers Fire arson suspect Bryon Mason are awaiting a state appeals court ruling. Mason’s case ...

Loomis Eggplant Logo Contest deadlines April 1

It's time to enter the Loomis Eggplant Festival Logo Contest. The festival, which draws thousands of visitors to Loomis every year, will mark its 28th anniversary when it retur ...

Loomis Library to be discussed at Tuesday’s MAC meetin

Loomis Library supporters who want to stop county supervisors from voting to close the venue are hoping for a repeat large crowd at Tuesday’s Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal A ...

H. Clarke Powers students raise $1,700 for cancer patients

Twenty student council members from H. Clarke Powers Elementary School had a great idea for raising money for children with blood cancer. For a month, they planned the fundraiser. ...

Town Council meeting attracts scores of library fans

The March 10 Loomis Town Council meeting attracted more than 200 residents opposed to the possible closing of the Loomis Library. Placer County director of library services Mary G ...

Barn quilts honor Loomis’ history

  The five women who comprise the nonprofit Loomis Basin Barn Quilt Committee are creating works of art to help promote agri-tourism in Loomis. Forming the committee two yea ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...