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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 ...

Information sought in death of Lincoln man

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in its ongoing investigation into the July 25 shooting death of Robert Joseph Vargas, according to a press r ...

Loomis girls help Placer Prestige win National Cup

Placer United Soccer Club’s U16 Prestige Girls Gold team capped off a dream summer last week in Virginia Beach, Va. Playing in the US Soccer Club’s National Cup championship ma ...

Cool down with caution around bodies of water

With the arrival of hot weather, people are now heading for the ponds, lakes, rivers and pools for the summer to cool down. As you head out, you need to always keep in mind the haz ...

Support local food banks at Raley’s in Loomis

While there’s always a chance to support local food banks, August is Add-A-Buck Month at the Raley’s in Loomis. A total of 130 Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods and Food Sourc ...

Rocklin planners say economy to blame for Lowe's pullout

Despite claims by the developer that the Rocklin Planning Commission is the primary reason Lowe’s has abandoned its plans to open a store in Rocklin, commissioners say the econom ...

Teens on mission to help needy

You don’t have to look far to find young people engaged in community service. A group of teens connected with the First United Methodist Church of Loomis recently completed a sum ...

Wanted: Engaged citizens to run in local elections

If the upcoming general election were a help wanted ad, it might read something like this: “California, Placer County, Town of Loomis, school and special districts seek active, e ...

Predators target teens, ’tweens’ via the Internet

Some parents may know there are adult predators posing online as children, but 33 percent of tweens and teens say their parents know little or nothing about what they do online. Tw ...

Attempted kidnapping in Roseville linked to Lincoln suspect

Police believe an attempted kidnapping on Tuesday, July 22, in a shopping center along Douglas Boulevard could be related to a similar Lincoln incident on Sunday, July 20. In the R ...

Girl, 10, escapes abduction attempt

A 10-year-old girl was able to get away after a man allegedly attempted to grab her at Johnson-Springview Park Monday afternoon. Police are still looking for the suspect, who is de ...

Community Briefs

Reception set for Finnish artist The Flower Farm Coffee House will host a reception and wine tasting in honor of artist Liisa Chandler, whose work is inspired by nature, from 6 to ...

Lowe’s abandons plans for Rocklin store

Due to factors such as permitting delays and increased cost estimates, a new Lowe’s Home Improvement Center will not be coming to Rocklin. “Although we appreciate the hard work ...