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Young Eagles soar in free flying program

The Young Eagle pilot program will be up in the air against from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Auburn Municipal Airport. The free flight program is open to young peo ...

11-year-old dies after collapsing at football practice

GARDEN VALLEY — The first day of football practice turned tragic for the Golden Sierra Junior Grizzlies Monday evening. Andrew Jacob Lamphere collapsed on the field and died Mon ...

Placer County’s $100,000 club: 21 retirees receiving six-figure pensions

A total of 21 retired Placer County employees are receiving more than $100,000 a year in CalPERS pensions. The list – from California Pension Reform’s online “CalPERS 100K C ...

DNA evidence vital in investigations

DNA evidence has been a large part of many high-profile Placer criminal convictions, but the process of gathering evidence and using it to solve a case is nothing like you see on t ...

Hundreds say goodbye to Foresthill hoops star

Hundreds of friends, family, teammates and classmates attended a candlelight vigil at Foresthill High School Tuesday evening to pay tribute to Pliny Oscar Murphy, 20, who lost his ...

Planning for one hot nite

Combine live music, food, wine, classic cars and a historic Loomis property and you get One Hot Local Nite. “Reno’s got nothing on us,” said Diane Williams, referring to Reno ...

Don't spark a fire while preventing one

Doing the right thing the wrong way can have disastrous results, especially when clearing property to prevent wildfires. According to Chelsea Fox, spokesperson for Cal Fire, a res ...

Feeling fit through yoga

Elizabeth Lundeen holds yoga classes at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Red Barn at the Flower Farm Inn, located at 4150 Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis. The class is open to al ...

Community Briefs

McLaughlin Theatre Company will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 22-2324, at the Loomis Depot. Tickets are $12 in advance or $1 ...

Beat the heat with Cool Treats

If you’ve got kids and you hear Billy Joel’s “The Piano Man” coming from Loomis streets, get your wallets ready. The sound of the familiar tune means the Cool Treats ice cr ...

Four plan to run for 3 Loomis council seats

Three seats will be open on the Loomis Town Council and so far at least four men plan to run. According to Cricket Strock, town clerk, as of Tuesday morning councilmen Miguel Ucovi ...

Flock to the Blue Goose for Parrotheads' fundraiser show

The Parrotheads, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band, will perform in a benefit concert, “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere,” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed ...