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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 ...

Softball pitches a celebration for 40th anniversary

The new post office was just about finished in downtown Loomis and a girl's fast-pitch softball league by the name of Five Cities (Loomis, Rocklin, Penryn, Newcastle and Auburn) wa ...

SOS to raise funds for Del Oro

The public is invited to attend Monte Carlo Night, March 23 at the Blue Goose Events Center. The event is sponsored by Save Our Sports (SOS) organization, which was formed several ...

Horsemanship in balance

There are those who like to take leisurely rides on horses, galloping along a secluded beach or in a serene meadow. Then there's the Penryn Oak Vaulters, a team of young athletes ...

CPR class stresses being prepared

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation. No one ever wants to have to use it. But knowing how to perform this technique could save the life of someone you probably already know. "Everyone s ...

GreenTree Children's Ballet Company to take the stage for 'Alice in Wonderland'

The fantasy world of the white rabbit, Cheshire cat and the queen of hearts comes to life in just a few weeks when the GreenTree Children's Ballet Company presents "Alice in Wonder ...

Loomis to host community blood drive at Blue Goose Fruit Shed

On Tuesday, March 20, the Loomis Community will host a BloodSource blood drive. Everyone who participates will receive a coupon for a free personal one-topping pizza from Round Tab ...