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Parent volunteers keep team moving swimmingly

If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a small army to run a team of 240 swimmers. That army is made up of parent volunteers who dedicate themselves and their chi ...

Ophir School joins district

Ophir Elementary School officially joined the Loomis Union School District on July 1, eight months after voters approved the merger of the districts. “We’re very excited, ...

Los Lagos fire under investigation

Granite Bay’s exclusive Los Lagos community was the site of a Saturday night blaze that destroyed an 8,000-square-foot mansion– and fire investigators are trying to find out w ...

Silver Screen series features Hitchcock thriller

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series will feature “The 39 Steps, an English mystery on Saturday, Aug. 2. The movie is shown at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Li ...

Library offers its own kind of summer fun

Summer heat and unhealthy air quality have kept locals hunkered indoors during the past few weeks. The Loomis Library has provided many with a welcome escape – both mentally an ...

Fire crews make progress on blaze burning near Foresthill

Firefighters have begun mop-up work along the north and south sides of the American River Complex fire burning roughly 13 miles east of Foresthill. The blaze, which has charred mo ...

Multiple fires occur in Loomis/Penryn area

Three different small fires occurred above Sierra College Boulevard, between Clover Valley and English Colony roads in the Loomis/Penryn area Thursday, July 17. The fires were loca ...

Loomis News to grow with Home & Garden

Loomis loves to garden, so we’re bringing it to you. Gold Country Home & Garden, a section devoted to living, eating and gardening in the Sierra foothills, will be right at home ...

Slain deputy honored 30 years after his death

Retired Lt. Jim Voyiatzes of the Placer County Sheriff’s Department will never forget this day 30 years ago. Neither will dozens of other fellow officers, family and friends. ...

McClintock trails Brown in 4th District congressional campaign cash

A bruising primary has left Republican Tom McClintock’s funding cupboard relatively bare compared with Democrat Charlie Brown’s in the 4th District congressional race to succee ...

Council declines to hear appeal on Montserrrat

In a precedent-setting decision, the Loomis Town Council voted 3 to 2 not to hold a hearing for an appeal of the planning commission decision on the Montserrat tree mitigation plan ...

Library offers its own kind of summer fun

Summer heat and unhealthy air quality have kept locals hunkered indoors during the past few weeks. The Loomis Library has provided many with a welcome escape – both mentally ...