News

Hardware Emporium to close its doors

The days on the 2008 calendar are drawing short. They’re even shorter for Hardware Emporium, which closes Sunday, Dec. 14, after almost 38 years in business on Taylor Road. Hard ...

Placer presses on to title game

DIXON – Nothing’s come easy for the Placer High football team this season. It took a court order at the final hour just to get the Hillmen into the playoffs. A monumental upset ...

Train to stop at Loomis Depot tonight for dedication

The Capital Corridor train will make a stop tonight – Friday, Dec. 5 – at the Loomis Depot, an event that has not occurred for decades. The stop, arranged by Union Pacific, is ...

Sierra Rugby Club to hold free clinic

Over 80 players attended two recent Sierra Foothills Rugby Club "Learn to Play Rugby" clinics held in Penryn. Th recruits ranged from 5th grade youth through seniors in high school ...

Kobra announces bankruptcy

In a pre-Thanksgiving Day bombshell, Roseville-based developer Kobra Properties announced Nov. 26 it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest high-profil ...

Vote for your favorite Athlete of the Month

The Loomis News and Del Oro High School want your vote. In conjunction with a Gold Country Media chain-wide high school and community promotion, the Loomis News is on the lookout f ...

Loomis dancer stars in 'Nutcracker'

The local production of The Nutcracker, a holiday favorite concluding this weekend at Placer High School Theatre, features a local dancer who suffered through four weeks of rehears ...

Community Briefs

Enjoy holiday cheer at High Hand mixer High Hand Nursery, Café & Conservatory hosts the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce holiday mixer today from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. ...

Loomis Depot dedication to kick of holiday season

Getting into the holiday spirit will get a boost this weekend as Loomis becomes a beehive of Christmas activity. There will be a lot of hustle and bustle at the Loomis Station Plaz ...

Penryn stable takes children to 'Santa's Secret Workshop'

Santa Claus is coming to town, but it won’t be by reindeer-drawn sleigh — it will be by draft horse-drawn carriage. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making appearances at Penryn Oa ...

Charlie Brown concedes

Democratic Party candidate Charlie Brown conceded defeat Wednesday in a close 4th congressional district election. The final vote count shows Brown lost to state Sen. Tom McClinto ...

Becker sisters earn all-Sierra Foothill League honors

The Sierra Foothill League was once again home to the Sac-Joaquin Section’s dominant Division II girls tennis play in 2008, as league front-runners Granite Bay and Del Oro battle ...