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Loomis library re-opens Saturday

After seven months of construction, the 776-square-foot addition to the Loomis Library is complete and ready for its re-opening, dedication ceremony this weekend. According to Loom ...

Five questions for Penryn resident Carmela Martin

What has been your favorite time period in your life? "It would have to be when I was a professional woman, wife of a busy professional man and a mother. I was able to accomplish a ...

Community Briefs

Fireworks banned in Loomis, most of county All fireworks, including those called "safe and sane," are illegal in Loomis, as well as most of Placer County. Everything from sparklers ...

Digging for Del Oro

The Del Oro High School students have been out of school for about one month now and the renovations of the school's football stadium have begun. According to Vice Principal Jeff T ...

Looking Back From the Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (JUNE 28, 1957 Issue) Ten boy scouts from Loomis and Penryn were leaving from the International Airport at San Francisco by T.W.A. flight to the Boy Scout Jamboree at ...

Ideas at work

In his 84 years of life, Al Nitta has accomplished much: World War II veteran, fruit grower, businessman, community volunteer and husband, father and grandfather. He's also quite p ...

Voters to decide on school district merge

The potential merger between the Ophir Elementary School District and the Loomis Union School District is now in the hands of the voters. The Placer County committee on district r ...

Noise study ordered for dog facility

Aunt Cynthia's Bed & Biscuit Inn wants to double the amount of dogs that can be cared for at the Loomis kennel/boarding facility. Increasing the number of dogs was brought up at t ...

Construction begins on The Orchard 85-home gated community in Penryn

Eighty-five new homeowners will soon be able to call Penryn home as construction for The Orchard at Penryn Park, gets under way. Situated on Boyington Road just off Penryn Road nea ...

Fire district's fate goes on ballot

Loomis voters will soon have the chance to decide if the Loomis Fire District stays in operation. At a special meeting last week district board members unanimously voted to place a ...

Community Briefs

Pet event benefits Placer County SPCA The Flower Farm Nursery will be the site of the first Pet Parade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23. The nursery is located at 9280 Hors ...

Clarke Powers student wins MandaRUN logo contest

There are hundreds of good artists who go to school in Loomis. One hundred, seventy-two of them entered the Loomis Basin Education Foundation district-wide art contest. They all we ...

Perfecting the pie

In 1987, gasoline was under $1 a gallon, a first-class stamp was 24 cents, and you could get a big pizza for less than $10. While no one will probably ever again see gas at a buck ...

Residents dispute Homewood relocation

The decision by the Loomis Planning Commission to allow Homewood Lumber to relocate its business has angered several Loomis residents. Seven of those residents recently filed appea ...

Loomis pastry chefs unveil the divine secrets behind their St. Honoré cake

I need to go to the gym. There are foods that call for a jog around the park, and then there are foods that are so rich and decadent and devilishly "wow" - just thinking about them ...