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Spreading cheer

The 2010-11 Del Oro Cheer Team participated in the Race for the Cure on May 8 in Sacramento, representing cancer survivors. The girls also ran the race in honor of Carly Rockefelle ...

Things to do, place to go in Loomis

The Loomis Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Those who have farm or homegrown fruits, vegetables, nuts, value-added product ...

Cutting through the red tape

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held for the new Loomis town hall, located on Taylor Road next to the post office, on May 11. The Town of Loomis was incorporated in Dec. 17, 1984. ...

Let's memorialize contributions of Japanese Americans

My generation of Americans of Japanese ancestry owes much to our parents, who ingrained in us the Japanese work ethic, prodded us to pursue higher education and encouraged us to be ...

Want to go for a mooseback ride?

Franklin Elementary School students in the first-grade class of Carolyn Basque and Kathryn Leupp learned about Canada during the lasg weeks of the school yar. Their classroom was t ...

Local Girl Scouts go for the gold

Rachael Odell and Caitlin Devitt-Payne have attained the highest honor in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award. The girls live in Newcastle and attend Del Oro High School. The Gold Award, e ...

Confluence Festival celebrates the American River

The 19th annual American River Confluence Festival will be hosted by Protect American River Canyons from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at the American River Overlook Park on Pa ...

Free camp teaches kids about horses

The Placer County Sheriff Department’s 18th annual Ride With Pride, a one-day camp that pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse partners, is accepting registrat ...

Salvation Army plans kid club

The Auburn Corps of the Salvation Army has plans for a Kids Club, to meet weekly beginning September at 286 Sutter St. in Auburn. The Kids Club is for boys and girls in grades one ...

Westlake on dean's list at Jamestown College

Jessica Westlake of Penryn has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 spring semester at Jamestown College. She was among 259 students who earned the honor by attaining a gra ...