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Schools expand borders

The possibility of a consolidation between the Loomis and Orphir school districts is a bit closer to reality. Last week the Loomis School Board and the Western Placer Unified Schoo ...

Commission debates to preserve wetlands

Wetlands protection and the development of Poppy Ridge 2 appear to be at odds as the Loomis Planning Commission debates whether to approve the tentative map for the proposed 16-lot ...

Quilters take tea and 'opportunities'

One stitch at a time. That's how quilters create detailed, exquisite textiles used for keeping warm, tossing on a comfortable chair or adding decorative touches to everything from ...

Placer County farms need nurturing

Agriculture scores high in growth but has been left off a new Placer County Office of Economic Development-sponsored study's list of industries to nurture in the future. A member o ...

Placer County jobless rate hovers at 4.1 percent

Placer County job data remains upbeat with a 4.1 percent unemployment rate that ties with San Diego for sixth lowest in California. While the county's percentage of jobless for Feb ...

16-unit apartment building to come to Loomis

For the first time in about 40 years, the town of Loomis will offer apartment living to its residents. The Loomis Planning Commission recently unanimously approved Shadow Palms, a ...

Community Briefs

News in Loomis Main Drug Store burglarized, damaged Main Drug Store was the scene of a burglary at about 8 p.m. March 28. The unidentified person, or persons, took narcotic painkil ...

News in Loomis

News in Loomis Loomis gymnastics center plans events Extreme Gymnastics & Cheer, located at 3210 Swetzer Road, has scheduled two events this month. All Star Cheer tryouts will be ...

News in Loomis

Community Egg Hunt to be held Saturday Loomis Community Annual Easter Egg Hunt activities begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at H. Clarke Powers School, 3296 Humphrey Road. The ...

News in Loomis

News in Loomis Acoustic concert to rock Blue Goose Shed An acoustic guitar concert, featuring John Batdorf and James Lee Stanley with Bill Batstone, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Frida ...

Fifth-grader wins poster contest

Loomis fifth grader Carley Kenoyer has won the local annual American History Poster Contest sponsored by the Gold Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Carley is ...

Senior Spotlight

Student: Tara Green Project: Alumni Softball Game When: Saturday, April 15 12 p.m. Loomis Park on King Road.  Del Oro senior Tara Green, 17, loves the game of softball. S ...

Loomis sixth-graders learn the ropes at camp

Endless rainfall failed to dampen the spirits of approximately 250 Loomis sixth-graders as they spent four days in the redwood forests of the California coastal mountain range lear ...

School board member reflects on district's improvements and strives for more

Every time Jim Foster makes a decision as a member of the Loomis School Board, he thinks about what's best for kids. Foster has been a school board member since 2000 representing t ...

Candidates' extended filing period come and gone

The time period for filing to run in local elections ended March 15. The deadline for the regular candidate filing period ended March 10 but an extended candidate filing period gav ...