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Pinto All Stars place 3rd in Gold Rush Tournament

The Loomis Golden Eagles Pinto All Stars, a team of 7 and 8-year-old baseball players, finished tied for third in the 2010 Gold Rush Tournament that ended June 26. The Golden Eagle ...

Dolphins support well-rounded swimmers

It wasn’t too long ago that Ben Emard was swimming for the Loomis Basin Dolphins. Now that he’s the swim team’s head coach, Emard is committed to maintaining the emphasis on ...

Quilted Blessings sews comfort

Quilted Blessings, a quilting outreach program of the Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ, will hold a workshop from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 18, at 6440 King Ro ...

Community Events

A used book sale will be held by the Loomis Friends of the Library from 12 to 7 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 16; and 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at the Loomis Lib ...

Fire chiefs like Placer County weed-cleanup concept, want more details

Rural Placer County fire chiefs are giving qualified support to expansion of a hazardous vegetation abatement program to western slope communities. Chief Tony Corado of the South ...

Local cookbook serving up 'Real Food'

Placer County is extraordinarily edible. Joanne Neft and Laura Kenny spent each Monday in 2009 creating and serving dinner for eight in Neft’s Auburn home. Neft, a longtime agri ...

Family’s 'dream home' up in smoke in Christian Valley blaze

A fire today in the Christian Valley area north of Auburn not only damaged a family’s house, it also punctured their dreams. Flames swept through a rear deck and moved through m ...

Auburn home invasion, armed robbery reveal drug's attractions and dangers

The wake-up calls are jarring for Placer County communities when it comes to the spread of OxyContin abuse. In Rocklin, it was the morning when the letters on the high school’s ...

Smoke from Sacramento fills Loomis skies

According to a Loomis Fire District firefighters, the smoke in the skies over Loomis are from a grass fire burning east of Sacramento.