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FFA gets Home Grown donation

The Placer County Farm Supply Cooperative, Inc. recently made donations to National FFA Organization chapters at Del Oro, Placer, Del Oro Lincoln high schools totaling $759. The fu ...

Business Briefs

Gymnasium recruiting athletes Extreme Gymnastics & Cheer, located at 3210 Swetzer Road, will hold open gym for ages 4 and older from 12 to 2 p.m. every day except Sundays through J ...

IN BRIEF

Funding available for youth projects Grants Advisory Board for Youth, a program of the Placer Community Foundation, awards Youth HOPE Grants to youth led projects in Placer County. ...

Whole lot of Led Zeppelin love

Heartbreaker, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, will perform Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in adv ...

Community Briefs

The Rhythm Riders, featuring Johnny and Dee Price, will perform their tributes to Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline during a New Year’s Eve show at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Doors ope ...

Promoting public education

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees met Dec. 9 at H. Clarke Powers School. Oaths of office and swearing in were administered to trustees Ann Baker, Jeanne Duvall and ...

Fundraiser slated for deputy’s family

A fundraiser will be held in memory of Placer County Sheriff’s deputy John Roye next week. Roye passed away at the age of 35 in December after a June cancer diagnosis. The fund ...

Alleged extortion case continues

A Rocklin man facing charges of extortion against an Auburn resident is heading toward his next court date. Chad Richard Mowry, who was 26 when he was arrested in July, allegedly ...

Council seats members, committees

The Loomis town council has seated its newly elected members and approved committee appointments, despite unanswered term-limit questions. Rhonda Morillas was seated as the new ma ...

Nominations are open for Del Oro Hall of Fame

Nominations for athletes, coaches, teams, staff and community members from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s are being taken for the second annual Del Oro Athletic Hall of Fame. Such n ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 30, 1960 Issue) The board of trustees of the Placer Joint Union High School District passed a motion to ask voters to approve a 52-cent override tax for a peri ...

Colfax pilot raises concerns about airport security

Colfax resident Chris Liu has identified himself as the pilot who posted a video on YouTube showing what he claims is a major security flaw at San Francisco International Airport. ...

County forks over $470K for PIOs

The Placer County CEO’s office appears to be downsizing again, but many residents are appalled the bureaucracy and salaries were so large just last year. The latest organization ...