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For Placer vets, an exception to the rule

In many colleges in the United States, veterans face an uphill battle when it comes to not only readjusting to civilian life, but getting the educational benefits they earned throu ...

Henry Schneider to be installed as new chamber president Jan. 15

Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community Service into a “four-peat.” On Jan. 15 at the Blue Goose Event Center, Schneid ...

Loomis News Briefs

Get together with widowed persons group The Widowed Persons Association of California, Auburn Chapter, will hold a Get Acquainted Dinner meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. ...

From Loomis to Colfax – 40 years and loving work

There’s a song by Bob Dylan, another made popular by Arlo Guthrie and another about muddy waters (creeks and rivers, not Lucille and the blues). All these names play s ...

Rob and Christine Bonner keep their strong ties to Loomis

Although Rob and Christine Bonner live in Dutch Flat and own Rainbow Music Company in Colfax, the couple has strong ties to Loomis. Besides both growing up here, they also rai ...

Del Oro band to host annual crab feed Jan. 17

Fundraisers such as the soon-approaching Jan. 17 crab feed support about 90 percent of the Del Oro High School band’s operating costs, according to Del Oro band director and ...

Auburn, Rocklin libraries to close Mondays

Auburn and Rocklin libraries will be behind closed doors on Mondays starting Jan. 26 as the Placer County library system takes what its chief librarian says are temporary steps to ...

Colfax next for tie-in to Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link?

With a 13.5-mile sewer pipeline due to tie in North Auburn to Lincoln’s treatment plant later this year, Colfax officials are re-examining the possibility of their city linki ...

Interstate 80 to close in both directions overnight Jan. 27 and Jan. 28

The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is resuming the “Raise80” project that is increasing the vertical clearance of nine freeway overcrossings on Interstate 8 ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...