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Show off cooking skills, be a Celebrity Chef The call is out for chefs to participate in the Celebrity Chef event, to be held May 19 at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. The South Placer ...

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Spring Cabaret sung by Del Oro choir The Del Oro High School choir will present a Spring Cabaret at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 17 and 18, in the school's Performing Arts Cente ...

South Placer County Breakfast to Observe National Day of Prayer

Area residents are encouraged to attend the South Placer County National Day of Prayer breakfast, which takes place from 7-8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 3. The breakfast, sponsored by A ...

Litter presentation picked up by students

When it comes to excuses as to why people litter, Becky Siren has heard it all. Siren, a consultant for Citizens Involved Means Better Living (CIMBL) was at Loomis Grammar School l ...

Del Oro High students host dinner and a show

The Del Oro High School drama and culinary departments unite as they present dinner and a show, Friday, May 4. The show is a play, written and directed by English teacher Dylan Hol ...

First annual tractor show rides into Loomis

Snails move at mere millimeters per minute. But can a tractor go as slowly as a snail's crawl and still keep running? That'll be a challenge in one of the contests during the first ...

Future of north, south side of I-80 discussed

"We only get one chance to do it right, these projects are worthy of the fullest scrutiny the town has," said Open Space Committee member Roger Smith. Smith recently addressed a jo ...

Del Oro High English teacher receives Crystal Apple award

While Hollywood has its Emmys, Golden Globes and Oscars, for those in education, it's the Crystal Apple. Del Oro High School's Dylan Holcomb, along with three other educators repre ...

Former employees share memories of High Hand fruit shed's glory days

Visitors to the High Hand Nursery on Taylor Road are usually in awe at the expansive selection of beautiful and unusual plants and trees. But the approximate 36,500- square-foot fa ...

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Soroptimists to hold awards ceremony Soroptimist International of Rocklin/Loomis (SIRL) will hold an award ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Veterans Memorial Hall in Loom ...

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Celebrate Earth Day on April 21 in Loomis Earth Day will be celebrated from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Loomis Station Plaza. The event, sponsored by the Town of Loomis O ...

Iris garden opens for the season

Yarda's Ditchwater Iris Garden, a local nursery specializing in reblooming iris, has opened for the season. Rebloomers, also known as remontant iris, are special varieties that blo ...

Fresh foods abound at Newcastle Produce

The most intimidating thing you may ever do is stare down the dozen or so options inside the glass case at Newcastle Produce and hear the words: "What'll you have?" The festively c ...

Hands-on preservation

California has taken a giant leap toward fighting global warming - the condition that is causing temperatures and sea levels to rise and glaciers and ice caps to recede - by adopti ...

Teachers give new textbooks high marks

Ask any schoolchild about textbooks and they will probably agree they are usually not what they want to read for enjoyment. But some new textbooks the Loomis Union School District ...