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Diversity celebration planned by PFLAG

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, or PFLAG, of Greater Placer County will hold a diversity celebration and fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at the Fl ...

AARP chapter headed to Nevada

Local AARP Chapter 1474’s next trip to the Nugget in Sparks, Nev. is Thursday, July 8. The bus will leave at 6:15 a.m. from the Castle City Mobile Home Park in Newcastle, and at ...

Learn the region's notorious past at museum lecture

Like most of the colorful characters from California’s past, the life of Joaquin Murrieta is wrapped in legend and lore, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. It’ ...

Canty siblings have a memorable summer

Two Loomis siblings have embarked on remarkable experiences this summer. Hannah Canty is spending her summer attending Cambridge University in England. While at Cambridge, she wil ...

Sierra College trustee hospitalized after crash

Sierra College Trustee Elaine Rowen Reynoso was in serious condition after a car crash June 20. According to the Associated Press, Rowen Reynoso, her husband former state Supreme ...

Carrying the stripes of liberty

Cub Scout James Baker is almost dwarfed by the U.S. flag he carries during a Loomis Boy Scout Troop 12 function at Veterans Memorial Hall. According to the website usflag.org, the ...

Placer County Bears still on the prowl

When Josh Bradley’s ex-girlfriend got pregnant in 2001, the Roseville High grad had to sacrifice playing football at Sierra College to enter the tile business fulltime. Unwilli ...

School district and parents at odds over special ed student

Patrick MacAuley is on his school’s honor roll. The 13-year-old earns 100 percent on many of his assignments. There are few red marks on his homework and hardly any corrections ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...