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Placer County sheriff honored for 40-plus years – and counting

Ed Bonner’s more than four decades as a Placer County peace officer – including the past 21 as sheriff – were recognized Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Bon ...

Curves collects food for Loomis Basin Food Pantry

Every March and April, the Curves club in Loomis puts out a collection barrel to collect non-perishable donations for the Loomis Basin Food Pantry.   &n ...

Del Oro High School Band to host performance competition Friday

Flashy costumes and precision ...

Residents continue to be hit by phone scams

Loomis resident Lenard Florance wants to prevent other community members from falling victim to a phone scam. Florance heard about scams in which someone pretending to be the ...

Library users speak up in defense of venue

  To see what happened at Tuesday’s Loomis Town Council meeting, held after press time, check theloomisnews.com.      Friends of the Loomis Library ...

Q&A: Top Auburn Union School District educator continues to learn

Superintendent of the Auburn Union School District for almost a year, Laura Grassmann oversees operations for about 2,100 students over four elementary schools – Rock Creek, ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...

Placer Water chief David Breninger retires after 23 years

Through droughts, fires and floods impacting Placer County’s water supply, there has been one leadership constant over the past 23 years. On Thursday, Placer County Water Ag ...

Vaping in Placer County buildings could be banned

Placer County is moving toward banning vaping with electronic cigarettes in its buildings. The decision on vaping could come Tuesday, when the Board of Supervisors hears a staff r ...

Friends tell county library director not to close Loomis branch

Placer County director of library services Mary George had a mixed message to Friends of the Loomis Library members at the Friends Feb. 26 regular meeting. George told the Friends ...