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Students exercise free speech about dirty dancing

Placer High School students want the freedom to dance as they choose. They used a seminar on free speech and Socratic communication Friday to voice displeasure with the school’s ...

Rocklin's Taylor resigns as basketball coach

Steve Taylor resigned as Rocklin High’s varsity boys basketball coach today. Taylor, who started the Thunder program when the school opened in 1993, informed his players today t ...

Loomis man injured in single-vehicle accident

A Loomis resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident about 3 p.m. Friday in Penryn. James Whiteley, 22, was driving northbound on Penryn Road, between Interstate 80 and Taylo ...

Tax program helps residents file on time

While some people dread income tax, and the fast-approaching filing deadline of April 15, Bob Eggerts isn’t one of them. Eggerts, an AARP Tax-Aide volunteer tax preparer, said he ...

Volunteers raise money to save PE

Volunteers are racing to generate funds to save the physical education program at six schools in the Loomis Union School District. Loomis Basin Education Foundation members and an ...

Signal light at Swetzer and King roads to reduce traffic congestion

A new traffic signal being planned for the intersection of Swetzer and King roads is expected to relieve traffic congestion. “It’s a great thing,” said Steve Dietz, owner of ...

Detours to harm public safety?

Bridge closures by Caltrans will double the response time for emergency crews, according to public safety officials. Caltrans plans to raise six local bridges over Interstate 80 f ...

Community Briefs

The Tin Thimble, located in the High-Hand fruit shed, will hold a Student Art Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, April 9 through 11. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will ...

Senior projects stay on the table

Senior projects are intact, but may be headed for a face-lift. The Placer Union High School District board decided pausing or discontinuing the project isn’t a good idea and in ...