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School's out, but work continues on campuses

It’s out with the old and in with the new this summer at two Loomis schools. Franklin Elementary and Placer Elementary schools are undergoing $700,000 in renovations financed thr ...

Loomis Lions sponsoring talent contest

If you’re into performing music, listen up. The Loomis Lions Club is sponsoring local vocal and instrumental students in the World of Talent Contest being held by the Lions Clubs ...

Jamie Chinn harnessing puppy power

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the constant companion of the most popular guy in high school? Recent Del Oro High School graduate Jaime Chinn, of Penryn, knows exactly how ...

Town design is a go

The face of downtown Loomis is scheduled for change. The Town of Loomis has approved the elements and parking lot design for the new depot park and has approved the design componen ...

Reserves used to make town budget work

The Loomis Town Council has approved a budget for fiscal year 2010-11 that uses $250,000 of reserves to make ends meet. Vic Markey, of Loomis, questioned the council during the fin ...

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 ...