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Horseshoe Bar-Penryn MAC recommends zoning change

Local property owners may soon have more flexibility in developing their land if the Placer County Board of Supervisors accepts a recent recommendation from the Horseshoe Bar-Penry ...

Loomis Library honors three for service

Mike Lee remembers when the Loomis Library was downtown, next to his market, and he shared a bathroom with the librarian. Friends of the Loomis Library celebrated 35 years at its ...

CUBS FANS: Auburn father-son duo show exemplary judgment in Wednesday bear sighting

Just four days after an Auburn resident shot and killed a black bear that wandered onto his property on Alta Drive, an Auburn father-son duo captured extraordinary images of a moth ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

Loomis man and corporation plead guilty to conducting an illegal gambling business

 Capital Sweepstakes Systems Inc., a corporation headquartered in Loomis, and Kevin Freels, 41, of Loomis, pleaded guilty July 30 to conducting an illegal gambling business re ...

Placer County opens new assessor’s office in Roseville

To better meet the needs of the public, the Placer County Assessor’s Office has opened an office at 10810 Justice Center Drive, Suite 190, in Roseville. Office hours are 8 a ...

Koinonia Homes teams up with Biletnikoff Foundation in Loomis

A Loomis home for at-risk teenage girls will be remodeled and modernized, thanks to a partnership with the Biletnikoff Foundation. Koinonia Homes for Teens and the Biletnikoff Fou ...

Loomis Library 35th birthday party Saturday

Summer readers will be rewarded Saturday at the Loomis Library’s 35th birthday party. The party, celebrating the library’s 35 years in its present location, starts at ...

McLaughlin studio promotes the arts for all ages

About 300 students a month are honing their theater, music and dance skills in downtown Loomis, thanks to Greg and Nancie McLaughlin. The McLaughlins founded a music studio in 199 ...

Bonners share a gig Saturday

Rob and Christine Bonner, popular former Loomis residents, will perform acoustic music with their friend, Joe Craven, Saturday at the State Theatre in Auburn. Rob Bonner, a long ...

UPDATE: Dead body found on Roseville’s Miners Ravine

The discovery of a man’s body alongside the Miners Ravine Trail caused a stir Tuesday morning in Roseville as detectives, emergency responders and CSI blocked off the scene t ...

Big rig fire stalls westbound traffic on I-80

Updated: 3:10 p.m. July 27 Three lanes of westbound Interstate 80 are shut down near the Penryn exit due to a big rig on fire. Heavy smoke can be seen in the area and the Califor ...

Koinonia Homes teams up with Biletnikoff Foundation in Loomis

Editor’s note: Look for the full story in the July 30 Loomis News edition. A Loomis home for at-risk teenage girls will be remodeled and modernized, thanks to a partnership ...

Steele wins fiction award

A helicopter, a foreign land and $20 million  are some of the true-life threads woven into an award-winning first novel by author Richard Steele. Steele, a Loomis resident, ...

Loomis loitering ordinance takes effect next month

An ordinance banning loitering in Loomis, specifically at the train depot, will go into effect Aug. 14. The Loomis Town Council voted unanimously to approve the ordinance at its ...