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Six Eagles take gold at SFL Championships

Several Del Oro High wrestlers were fully expected to take first place at Saturday’s Sierra Foothill League Championships at Granite Bay. Dillon Petretti wasn’t one of them. Th ...

Town offices, schools on holiday Monday

Town of Loomis offices will be closed Mondays, Feb. 16 and 23, in observance of the birthdays of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Loomis Union School District scho ...

Lady Eagles have perfect 10-0 SFL record

Del Oro High School's Meghan Huckaby, a senior, had a huge game with a career-high 26 points, including six 3-pointers, in a girls varsity basketball game against Nevada Union on F ...

Youth water polo offered at Del Oro

Eagle youth water polo for boys and girls grades 3 to 8 begins on Feb. 18. The program will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings through April 23 ...

Bud's Beat

A cold wind came up as I began my morning walk to get my daily fix. A hot cup of coffee to warm me and help me cope with the day ahead. Later that day, I checked for the phone numb ...

Vehicle ends up in church pond

A 24-year-old driver avoided injury in a solo vehicle accident that resulted in a rollover into a pond. The driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle. At 7 a.m., Thursday mornin ...

Fill the boot, contribute to burn survivors

This year’s Fill-The-Boot charity drive will again be conducted by Loomis, Newcastle, and Penryn firefighters from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15, also in f ...

Earth Day planning meeting on Monday, Feb. 16

All those interested in participating in the Loomis Earth Day Celebration are asked to attend a planning meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Loomis Train Depot. T ...

Barbecue dinner to benefit new Loomis pool complex

The first fundraiser for the Placer Foothill Community Aquatics Complex, to be located at Del Oro High School, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the Blue Goose. Ti ...

Student play celebrates Peanuts gang

Del Oro High School was the setting for a student directed and performed production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” The play was the senior project of Taryn Huber. P ...

School officials prepare for budget cuts

The Loomis Union School District is exploring all options to meet the proposed state budget cuts and will hold weekly budget workshops. “We are moving carefully and slowly,” sa ...

Flooring America celebrates decade of customer service

Business name: Flooring America Address: 5825 Horseshoe Bar Road, at the corner of Taylor Road Owners: Tony and Pam Bosserman Telephone: 652-1003 Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday th ...

Digital TV conversion pushed back to June

The complete changeover date of television transmission from analog to digital has been delayed, but local seniors seem to be prepared. Emma Houx, of Loomis, said she received cou ...