News

Yeager to lead Placer Land Trust

Retired Placer County planning director Fred Yeager has taken on a new challenge as president of the Placer Land Trust board of directors. Yeager was chosen by the board recently t ...

Christie Wilson case hits '48 Hours'

The murder of 27-year-old Christie Wilson captivated many in the Auburn area, as did the conviction of her killer, Mario Garcia. Now the final chapter of the case will be the focus ...

Homewood Relocation discussion to continue

The public is invited to attend the Loomis Planning Commision's hearing regarding Homewood Lumber from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 6 at the Blue Goose Shed. The meeting will address ...

Patience pays off for Secret Ravine Winery

Secret Ravine Vineyard & Winery 4390 Gold Trail Way, Loomis (916) 652-6015 Web-site: www.secretravine.com Varieties: Syrah, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Barbera, Sangio Vese, Merlot ...

Supervisors approve funding of new chopper

Placer County Sheriff's Department's drive for a new $3.6 million helicopter recently lifted off with some turbulence. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 - with Aubu ...

Community Briefs

Loomis Briefs Preschool holding open house this week Loomis Community Preschool is opening its doors to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Feb. 2. Those interested in to ...

Grub's on!

Pictured is Bill Paterson of the Sierra Nevada Mormon Pioneers as he prepares frontier biscuits at a local livingevent. Beginning at 7 p.m, Sunday, Feb. 11, members of thegroupbe p ...

Author to autograph

Loomis author Howard S. Fisher will hold a book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce office, located in Suite C at 5911 King Road. ...

9 injured in rash of drunk-driving related car crashes

In less than two hours Friday, the Auburn-area California Highway Patrol responded to three separate drunk-driving related crashes involving eight vehicles that sent nine people to ...

High-speed chase suspect was on way to court

An Auburn man, headed to court to clear his name, reportedly led California Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase last Thursday afternoon. Kelly Baraga, spokeswoman for the Newcastl ...

Musical talent propels Placer High duo to Jammies

Neil Young once sang that it's better to burn out than fade away. Well, Ai and I has no intention of doing either of those things. The duo, made up of Loomis resident Rocky Kajimur ...

Open enrollment period for Placer

Open enrollment applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted now through April 1. The district has a policy of open enrollment between the high schools of ...

Looking Back From the files of the Loomis News. Compiled by Howard Mehl and Howard Stitt.

50 YEARS AGO (FEB. 1, 1957 Issue) Loomis Pack 12 Cub Scouts held their monthly pack meeting at the Congregational Church. The flag ceremony was conducted by Den 2 with Mrs. Betty ...

Loomis gets $1.2 million in Bickford Ranch suit

It's official. The town of Loomis and Bickford Ranch have come to an agreement, to the tune of $1.2 million. The settlement agreement was finalized Jan. 18 with the town agreeing t ...

Proposed business relocation raises ire

Homewood Lumber's proposed relocation to the corner of Sierra College Boulevard and Brace Road has local residents up in arms. Dozens of Loomis residents recently attended a speci ...