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Taylor Road interchange closure sparks community debate

Area business owners and citizens voiced concerns over a transportation proposal to eliminate the Interstate 80/Taylor Road interchange. During a hearing last Wednesday at the Pl ...

See 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' at Placer Elementary School

“Beauty and the Beast Jr.” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, and Saturday, March 6, at Placer Elementary School. Admission is free; however, donations will be acce ...

Placer County union offers its own cost-cutting plan

Placer County’s largest employee organization has offered its own option to help close next year’s projected $23 million budget gap. But while county CEO Tom Miller said he’s ...

Food Bazaar serves up Oriental cuisine

Carol Iwasaki can’t remember not being at the Oriental Food Bazaar. The fundraiser was started 56 years ago by the members of the First United Methodist Church of Loomis. Back t ...

Students gobbling up musical theater

Live music, singing, acting — what’s not to like about Del Oro High School’s latest production, “Little Shop of Horrors”? The rock musical is presented by the school’s ...

Back to school after Labor Day?

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees, at their March 4 meeting, voted not to start the 2010-11 school year after Labor Day, but instead approved a calendar that will ...

21 to receive pink slips

Twenty-one Loomis teaching positions and two district programs are on the chopping block to remedy funding cuts to education by the state. The Loomis Union School District announc ...

Roadside trash pick-up program to be dissolved

Steps have been taken to formally dissolve Citizens Involved Means Better Living, the organization of volunteers who picked up roadside trash for 15 years. According to CIMBL exec ...