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Loomis author to release debut novel about breast cancer

In the case of Loomis author Amber Farman, truth is definitely stranger than fiction. At 37, the writer, business woman, wife and mother of four children, is at work on her third ...

Cub Scouts set to “start their engines”

Miniature cars shaped liked sharks, bugs, cheese wedges and watermelon slices will roar to life, racing one another in the annual Pinewood Derby sponsored by Loomis Cub Scout Pack ...

Residents encouraged to help landscape Saturday for Cpl. Hotaling

Loomis Town Council member Dave Wheeler will wear gardening gloves Saturday morning and hopes other residents will join him with their gloves and gardening equipment for a good cau ...

Developer shifts gears on Penryn apartment project

A 150-apartment project in rural Placer County that raised the hackles of some Penryn and Loomis residents in 2012 is now dramatically downshifting plans. According to Placer Coun ...

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

With Interstate 80 scheduled to be closed in both directions on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 from the hours of 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then temporarily from Jan. 25 through Feb. 9, locals are ...

All westbound lanes closed on Interstate 80 near Penryn

A multi-vehicle car crash on westbound Interstate 80, just east of the Penryn exit, has closed all lanes. More information will be posted when it becomes available.

Alternatives to fire during winter burning season

The hazy shade of winter was a dominant hue Monday morning in the foothills as the wind died but outdoor burning continued. The Placer County Air Pollution Control District called ...

Roseville experiences third pedestrian death in January

Roseville’s third car-pedestrian collision in 10 days occurred Monday evening on the westbound exit ramp to Interstate 80 off Riverside Avenue. Authorities confirmed Tuesday ...

Drought concerns cast shadow over 2015

A spike in Sierra Nevada precipitation has Placer County Water Agency leaders starting 2015 on a positive note after a year of drought concerns. But they’re also warning tha ...

It’s time to apply for civilian sheriff’s academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Attendees are ...