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Nuns seek to build Loomis convent and school

Nuns in full habit stand out in a crowd. And the three Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist who attended the May 13 town council meeting were no exception. The Ro ...

1,200 vendors showcasing wares at Auburn Home Show

Hope you cleared out quite a bit of space during spring cleaning. Those attending this weekend’s Auburn Home Show are going to have a hard time leaving the Gold Country Fairgroun ...

Penryn woman’s car crushed by tree

One of the tallest trees Sheila Martin has ever seen in her life almost got the best of her yesterday morning. The Penryn resident and Auburn Journal newspaper carrier had just pu ...

Soaring temperatures, winds fanning fire danger in the foothills

As of early Thursday evening, the Auburn area managed to make it through a day unscathed where some areas saw wildfires and record high temperatures. “We’ve had a couple veget ...

Celebrity chefs get ready for Saturday's culinary extravaganza

Recipes are being reviewed and sacks full of groceries are being purchased this week in preparation for the culinary extravaganza known as Celebrity Chef. Seventy-five chefs, cater ...

Rocklin Crossings proposal goes before council

Rocklin Crossings, a proposed shopping center on the southeast corner of Interstate 80 and Sierra College Boulevard, has cleared the Rocklin Planning Commission and will be conside ...

Loomis woman has blooming second career as iris gardener

When Mary Ann Horton first put in a few irises along her driveway in Loomis, she had no idea that was a mere drop in the bucket to what she?d eventually plant. ?It was just a litt ...

Community Briefs

Spring Cabaret premieres at Del Oro A “Spring Cabaret!” will be presented by the Del Oro High School Choral Department at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 15 to 17, in the ...

William Jessup University's first frosh class to graduate Saturday

Erin O’Sullivan doesn’t get the question as much as she used to when she tells people where she goes to college. “Where’s that?” they used to – and, sometimes, still ...

Loomis Council will meet tonight in response to Lowe's approval

The Loomis Town Council has continued last week's meeting to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. It will take place at Veterans Memorial Hall, not at town hall, the council’s regular meeti ...

Community forum on drug use tonight at Franklin School

Franklin Elementary School, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, and Placer County Health and Human, Services and Substance Abuse Prevention will hold a community forum on the ...

I-80 'bottleneck' work to rev up

Transportation officials had good news and bad at a groundbreaking ceremony Monday marking the second phase of the Interstate 80 “bottleneck” project. The good news? The entir ...

May Day is play day at Del Oro High School

Finals and graduation may be just around the corner, but that didn’t stop Del Oro High School students from taking a few hours to play last week during May Day festivities. For ...

Officials pitch in to open new school community park

Local students and dignitaries celebrated the official opening of Placer County’s newest park - Franklin School Community Park - on Thursday, May 8. Lauded as a cooperative effo ...