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Ask the Master Gardeners: Assess the damage from December’s freeze

Question: The December freeze and the weight of the snow that preceded it took a large toll on my garden. Now what do I do? Answer: Microclimates at work in your landscape impac ...

Time to turn the page on old calendars

Leave your 2009 worries and woes behind, 2010 is here. It’s time to toss out that old calendar and start the next year with a clean, uncluttered slate. You can find calendars f ...

Optimistic businesses buck the odds

Against all odds, some bold entrepreneurs have opted to open or expand a local business in 2009. Maddison Bell, 24, opened Minx Salon and Spa in October. The beauty salon is locat ...

Abuelos Mexican Restaurante keeps it all in the family

Three generations of a family are working side-by-side in a Loomis eatery that now serves authentic Mexican food. According to its owners, Abuelos Mexican Restaurante (abuelos is S ...

Watch your gas tank - fuel thief hits Loomis

There is a thief in Loomis siphoning petroleum out of vehicles, said Pat Allison, who lives near Margaret Way in Loomis. Allison said he has been hit twice and has lost $100 in gas ...

School district seeks more cuts

Loomis Union School District officials are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to cut costs. Paul Johnson, Loomis district superintendent, and Mike Edwards, school board pres ...

Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Boy Scouts of America Troop 12, in Loomis, welcomed new Eagle Scouts Taylor Carrington and Brandon Marshall into their ranks at a Court of Honor held at Veterans Memorial Hall rece ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Jan. 1, 1960 Issue) Strict enforcement of the 65-mile an hour speed law, which went into effect Jan. 1, was promised by Bradford M. Crittenden, Commissioner of the ...

Wrong-way driver blamed for double-fatal I-80 crash at Newcastle

Two people are dead after a two-car crash early today on Interstate 80 at Newcastle that the California Highway Patrol is blaming on a wrong-way driver. The wrong-way driver has be ...

Media Life: George Clooney film off to good start thanks to Auburn titles creator

Moviegoers get a sweeping view of landscapes shot from thousands of feet above the ground during the opening titles sequence for the new George Clooney movie “Up in the Air.” ...