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Bringing in the reserves

For the first time ever, Del Oro High School football fans can save their stadium seats with the purchase of reserved seating. "The request for preferred seating came from the comm ...

Voters to decide Tuesday on Measure G's $17.7 million for school district

Californians get to vote in not one, but two, primary elections this year. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, voters can cast their ballots for their favorite presidential candidate and decide on ...

Band teacher finds music a noteworthy endeavor

The hills of the Loomis Basin are alive with the sounds of music. It's the sound of flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones and saxophones, along with percussion instruments being p ...

Schools bracing for year of cuts

The Loomis Union School District is bracing itself for a financial drought that could last well into next year. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent proposal cuts 10 percent from m ...

Community Briefs

Register for softball on Saturday The final walk-in registration for Five Cities Girls Softball will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Loomis Pizza Factory. ...

Hoop dreams

Brent Johnson, 10, left, and his brother, Jesse, 11, spend a sunny Jan. 2 afternoon at Sunrise-Loomis Park. The nearly five-acre facility, which includes children's play equipment, ...

Marathon man

Randy Dumler, of Loomis, started off 2008 with a jog down Humphrey Road. "I'm just now getting back into running," he said on Jan. 2. "My goal is to run a marathon."

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (JANUARY 10, 1958 Issue) Thirteen Explorer Scouts, older scouts and their leaders of Loomis Post and Troop 12 enjoyed a cool camp-out at Aero-Jet Park near the lake. T ...

Tell us your storm stories

Share your storm stories with our readers. Are you still without power? What was your experience with the storm? Did a neighbor, or a stranger, come to your rescue or provide aid a ...

Funeral services set for Eugene S. Nunes

A Mass for Eugene S. Nunes, who died January 4, 2008, has been announced for 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Rocklin. Mr. Nunes, a native of the Gol ...

Storm douses power for thousands

What everyone seemed to be asking Friday and Saturday was, "Do you have electricity?" The storm and its winds toppled trees and hurled branches onto power poles and lines, leaving ...

Fire district assessment passes

Sighs of relief and shouts of joy could be heard at the Loomis Fire Station Thursday evening when results of the Benefit Assessment District ballot count were announced. Loomis Fir ...

Sights on the future

The year 2008 stretches ahead, full of possibilities for Loomis. Before the New Year is very old, Loomis Town council members will vote to either demolish and rebuild, or restore ...

Placer County's population is still growing, but slowly

New state Department of Finance population estimates show Placer County population growth still ranking in the top 10 but moving upward at a slower pace. The county's population in ...

Loomis Fire District assessment passes

Property owners in the Loomis Fire Protection District have overwhelmingly approved an assessment that will allow the district to continue providing fire protection and emergency s ...