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2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released this month with a new focus. Instead of the spotlight shining on individual nutrients and food groups, it ...

Rock, mud slide forces road closure near Auburn

More rock and mud has slid down an American River canyon hillside near Auburn, forcing the second closure of Old Foresthill Road in a week. The road, a scenic, serpentine 4-mile b ...

“It’s in the bag” Designer Purse fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin on Jan. 28

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts the third annual “It’s in the Bag – the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out” on Jan. 28. The event sold out las ...

Loomis library to hold book-sale fundraiser Jan. 29 and 30

When the Loomis Library’s book sale comes up in two weeks, library patrons plan to support the fundraiser because they depend on their local library. Jeanne Schmidt has been ...

Rose Takemoto to celebrate her 100th with community party at the Blue Goose

As she approaches her 100th birthday, Tsugie “Rose” Dairiki Takemoto offers a simple rule of thumb for longevity: hard work, a positive attitude and loving connections ...

Looking Back column

Looking Back From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 26, 2006      Never giving up on students is the goal for Glenn Lockwood, ...

Raw Fit Training, extreme group fitness, now in Penryn

A New Year’s resolution to exercise more, and spend more quality family time, may soon be much easier to keep. Penryn and Loomis families will be able to exercise together & ...

Loomis Chamber to give awards, welcome new officers

Local businesses and volunteers will be recognized tonight by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce at a special awards dinner. Among those to be honored tonight include Loomis Ral ...

Glissman: Victimized or over her head

Editor’s note: This is Part II of Glissman v. Wells Fargo. See next week’s Loomis News for Part III, focusing on the plaintiff and the issue of loan modification. Alth ...

Foresthill fire-setting spree leads to arson arrest

A Foresthill man was to be arraigned today in North Auburn court on arson charges connected to the outbreak of a string of fires over the weekend. Placer County Sheriff’s de ...

Suspect booked after North Auburn smash-and-grab

An Auburn man was arrested late Monday on suspicion of burglarizing a North Auburn optometry office. Terry Lee Hoffman, 33, was booked into the Placer County Jail in North Auburn ...

Placer County supes OK first Williamson Act ag land cancellation

In a first for Placer County, owners of an agricultural parcel in Granite Bay have won Placer County Board of Supervisors approval for early cancelation of a Williamson Act contrac ...

Snow, rain boost Placer water levels

The first look is a good look for Placer County’s 2016 water supply. And the weather bureau is predicting another wet week to add to storage totals. The Placer County Wat ...

Snow, rain boost Placer Water storage levels, drought outlook

The first look is a good look for Placer County’s 2016 water supply. And the weather bureau is predicting another wet week to add to storage totals. The Placer County Water ...

Loomis calendar, starting Jan. 14

Thursday, Jan. 14 Chamber Installation and Business Awards Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. at the Blue Goose Event Center, 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. Tickets: $25. RSVP required. Info: ma ...