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Jazz Band offers a Jump Start to annual Eggplant Festival

In addition to food and fun, the Loomis Eggplant Festival will be packed with entertainment throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 2. The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, the event ...

Loomis' ag regulations under fire

Placer County agriculture officials have voiced alarm at plans by the Town of Loomis to put restrictions on agriculture. “The talk of an agricultural EIR (environmental impact re ...

Lowe's lawsuits come to end

Two controversial lawsuits between Rocklin and Loomis are finally over and both sides are claiming victories. The Rocklin Lowe’s project, which would have been located on the Loo ...

Law student goes from class to the real world in Loomis

A local law student spent part of his summer as an intern for the Town of Loomis putting his classroom knowledge to work. Allan Woodworth, of Trinidad, had just completed his first ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 30, 1960 Issue) The Del Oro Golden Eagles met their second defeat the previous Friday when they lost 34 to 21 to Rio Vista on their field. Del Oro team members ...

Dolphins swim team earns grant for new aquatic center

The Loomis Basin Dolphins swim team has earned a $2,500 grant from Liberty Mutual Insurance toward its campaign for a new aquatic center. The community pool at Del Oro High School, ...

Hear about colleges, requirements

A College Planning Night, open to Del Oro High School parents and students, will be held by the Placer Union High School District from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Placer High Schoo ...

Soap box derby entries open

Youngsters ages 8 to 17 can sign up for the South Placer Soap Box Derby to be held Oct. 22 to 24 at 2000 Omega Drive in Lincoln. Entry fee is $55; rent cars for as low as $50 for t ...

Placer County forum puts manufacturing in focus

A forum in October will look at ways to strengthen manufacturing in Placer County. Set for Oct. 14, it will bring together local manufacturers with state and local officials and ex ...

Placer County's lean budget for 2010-11 now official

Placer County supervisors adopted a new $757.7 million budget today that dips into reserves and carry-overs from savings last year to stay balanced. Providing a spending plan for t ...