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Burglars hit Del Oro High School Ag department

Burglars stole $1,500 worth of key equipment for a special project from the Del Oro High School agriculture department greenhouse last week, according to school and sheriff offi ...

Rotary Club of Loomis Sunset hosts golf tournament

The Rotary Club of Loomis Sunset hosts a golf tournament at 1 p.m. May 14 to benefit former foster youth attending Sierra College. “Service above self,” said Loomi ...

An update from your Placer County supervisor

I look forward to communicating with the people of the greater Loomis community in this new monthly column. In this month’s column, I’d like to talk a little bit abo ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

North Auburn animal shelter construction starts

Construction has started on a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn. With completion expected by the end of 2016, heavy equipment was on the B Avenue site Wednesday, cl ...

State drops Placer water saving goal to 32 percent

Placer County Water Agency is now facing a lower conservation standard than the one the state Water Board originally ladled out. The board announced a revised proposal late Tuesda ...

Loomis-area residents comment on Bickford Ranch revisions at MAC meeting

Horseshoe Bar-Penryn area residents may still influence aspects of a pre-approved housing development for southeastern Placer County. Although the Bickford Ranch housing developme ...

Placer High readies for all-class gathering of grads

The memories will be flowing at this summer’s Placer High School all-class reunion. Like the time mischief-making seniors stacked a pile of tires around the Auburn campus&rs ...

Ex-Cal Fire chief pleads no contest on meth charge

Ex-Cal Fire battalion chief Ronald Ray Wright Jr. of Auburn is facing no jail time and three years probation after pleading no contest to an allegation of possession of methampheta ...

Uptain to become superintendent of Placer Hills Union School District

After 22 years with the Loomis Union School District (LUSD), Franklin Elementary School Principal Cindy Uptain will take the top position in a nearby school district. In an April ...