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Fire district ballots to be tallied Jan. 3

Loomis Fire Protection District officials and personnel, and the citizens they serve, will find out Jan. 3 whether the district's woes are over. Because the district has been opera ...

Reunion 'patches' things up

Nathan Baker, Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of America Troop 12 of Loomis, doesn't think boys are very different now than they were 85 years ago when the Loomis troop was formed. "Boy ...

Cage-free kennel plans are on a leash after appeal filed

Tails were wagging but now are sagging at Aunt Cynthia's Bed & Biscuit in Loomis. After months of information gathering and public input, the Loomis Planning Commission unanimously ...

Community Briefs

Council names Kelley as new mayor The Loomis Town Council chose new mayor, Russ Kelley, and new mayor pro tempore, Walt Scherer, at their Dec. 11 meeting. Council members lauded ou ...

Chamber welcomes a new building and a new member

Doing the honors of cutting the ribbon on Dec. 1 at the new Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce building, located at the corner of Horseshoe Bar Road and Doc Barnes Drive, is Sherrie ...

Santa bonanza

"I love Santa. I'm just a big kid," said Donna Landis of Loomis. Landis is a collector of Santa Claus figures and during December her home becomes a shrine of sorts to the jolly ol ...

Teen arrested in blaze that damaged church education facility

An anonymous tip has led to the arrest of a suspect believed to be responsible for the fire last month at the Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ. According to Dena ...

Clover Valley suit moving forward

A Loomis lawsuit against the proposed Clover Valley development has been consolidated with the Sierra Club/Clover Valley lawsuit and will be heard in a Sacramento court. The Town o ...

Fire destroys multi-million dollar Los Lagos residence

A Los Lagos house was destroyed by a two-alarm fire Saturday night while the owners and their friends were at home. Fire Marshal Bob Richardson of the South Placer Fire District es ...

Community Briefs

Volunteers needed on Christmas basket day Thousands of dollars were donated for the needy at the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce mixer on Dec. 6, co-hosted by the chamber, Soropt ...

Scheduled stop

The Town of Loomis will add two new stops during December, as weather permits, at the Horseshoe Bar Road intersection near Laird and Brace roads. There is currently only one stop a ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (DEC. 13, 1957 Issue) Loomis Boy Scouts, Troop 12, held a court of honor with Frank Nute presiding. Boys receiving Tenderfoot awards were Robert Black, Gary Collins, ...

Friend and hero

"I'm very surprised that an 8-year-old could save someone's life," said Aaron Rice of Penryn. Rice, now 9, may have been surprised, but that is exactly what he did last year. And h ...

Twin sisters share passion for critter control

"I love animals and I can't imagine my life without them," cat rescuer Colleen Spears of Loomis said recently. Spears and her twin sister, Kathleen Leahy, also of Loomis, have devo ...

2 developments get planners' thumbs down

County planners have advised two Penryn developers against their developments as proposed. At the Nov. 27 Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Supervisor Jim Holmes read two ...