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District introduces new multimedia textbooks

For the past year, if you wanted to visit the school district office of Carolyn Nichols, you had to wind your way through piles of textbooks to find her. That’s because Nichols, ...

Railroad depot renovation work 'on schedule'

Restoration and renovation of the Loomis railroad depot is on schedule, according to Loomis Mayor Russ Kelley. “It should be ready by the 4th of October for the Eggplant Festival ...

Three in race for two Loomis council seats

The council race is on. It actually started Friday evening, just hours after the deadline for Loomis Town Council candidates to file. When incumbent Rhonda Morillas turned in her c ...

County: $4 million unpaid in lot-splitting

Placer County counsel alleges a former county planning commissioner and two other defendants evaded $4 million in land development fees, according to a civil lawsuit it filed in No ...

Town council candidates kick-start campaigns

The council race is on. It actually started Friday evening, just hours after the deadline for Loomis Town Council candidates to file. When incumbent Rhonda Morillas turned in her ...

Study says canal system 'efficient'

Irrigation water in the Loomis Basin has always been a coveted resource, but a new study now shows that it’s also important to the local ecosystem. A three-year study, conducted ...

Community Briefs

Visit Placer County's museums Explore Placer County’s 18 museums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10. Free admission to all the museums, located from Rosevi ...

Incumbent filings still incomplete

With the deadline for incumbents to file for office in a number of seats in the fall election quickly approaching, many had yet to complete the process as of Monday afternoon. Incu ...

Placer County museums 'hitch-up' for tour this weekend

Where on earth can you find more than 80 model aircraft, Elmer Gum’s sheriff’s office, root-beer floats, a mining tunnel, “Snowshoe” Thompson’s super-long skis and histor ...