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Bruce Dunow Age: 70 Occupation: Retired Vital statistics: Married with two children What year and model Jaguar do you own? 1952 XK120. How much is it worth? "Anywhere from $50,000 ...

Mr. Eagle Pageant hopefuls vie for crown

Most everyone has heard of the Miss America and Miss Universe contests but now there's the Mr. Eagle Pageant. Ten Del Oro male students will be vying for the Mr. Eagle title next W ...

Students of the Week

Loomis Grammar School Jan. 29 Second grade - Dalton Gee Feb. 5 Kindergarten - Savanna Soria Second grade - Katelyn Brechtel Feb. 12 Kindergarten - Sydney Mathias First grade ...

Passion for healthy foods flavors teacher's cooking course

Most teachers don't want their students eating in class. But in the case of Scott Domeny, the Del Oro High teacher not only wants students to eat in class, but he wants them to ea ...

Del Oro needs more funds to replace aging track

For some people the rain is a welcome sight, especially with the dry winter the region has been experiencing. But for those 120 students participating in the track season at Del Or ...

Opening cultural doors

Although it's a bit early for a Fourth of July picnic, the aromas recently coming from Room 130 at Del Oro High School were unmistakably barbecue. The picnic was just a part of the ...

Board boosts merge of districts

The possibility of the Loomis Union School District adding another school by July 2008 recently became closer to reality. Although the research has just begun, the Loomis trustees ...

Chamber production to raise laughter and funds

"Mafia Wedding II: Tony Finally Marries Gina" is no "Godfather" movie. However, it's much more fun, it's live, and it's coming to Loomis at the end of this month. The Loomis Basin ...

New Loomis school counselor focusing on student success

Helping students achieve academic success is the goal of Jillian Harrington, the newly-hired Loomis Union School District counselor. "The district's goal is to use the counselor t ...

Holiday Memories

With Easter and Passover just around the corner, The Loomis News would like to hear how you celebrate these holidays. If you and your family have a special tradition you look forwa ...

Artest arraigned

Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest pleaded not guilty in an Auburn courtroom Thursday to four misdemeanor charges stemming from a domestic dispute with his wife at his Loomis esta ...

Bortis convicted of murder

After deliberating for more than four days a jury found Gary Allen Bortis guilty of murder in the first degree Friday for the 2005 killing of Lawrence "Cutter" Ficarra. Bortis, 48, ...

Community Briefs

Saturday's fair preps for emergencies The Loomis Emergency Preparedness Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...

More Community Briefs

Student asks for senior project donations During March, Del Oro High School student Emily Rhoads is conducting a collection of dental hygiene items that will go to orphans in Brazi ...

Loomis Fire Protection District gets new vehicle

This Polaris Ranger 6x6 utility vehicle will help the Loomis Fire District in transporting firemen, hoses and supplies in wild land fires as well as areas where other equipment can ...