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Loomis school board plans for future growth

A proposal to make the parking lot at Penryn Elementary School a lot safer is being considered by the Loomis school board. School superintendent Paul Johnson presented preliminary ...

Loomis woman cuts out colorful career creating handmade costumes

Christy Jahlea Jahlou knows about personal tragedy. But she also knows how to turn it around. After suffering the loss of her 10-year-old son, Conrad Albert Renz, to an ATV acciden ...

Community Briefs

Loomis News Car show drives into town this summer Rev up your engines and come to the sixth annual car show presented by Don Tramel, owner of Jimboy's Tacos in Loomis. Beginning M ...

Tuned up for fund-raising

Loomis News Learn about Placer's Spanish immigrants A slide show presentation on "The Arrival of Early Spanish Immigrants in Placer County" will be featured at the Loomis Basin His ...

Firing the imagination

The American River, Folsom Lake and the Sierra foothills provide inspiration to artists of many disciplines. That includes Deanna Marsh, who can view all three from her property on ...

Cooking is family affair for Loomis couple

Being good cooks is easy for Joe and Ann Bittaker. The Loomis couple has but a few short steps outside their front door to their garden that is filled with homegrown tomatoes, lett ...

Del Oro gives May a big welcome

Spring has sprung and it was in full bloom last week at Del Oro High School with the annual May Day celebration. According to Del Oro Student Activities Director Terry Barker, the ...

Planners want policy to protect open space

Wrestling with the concept of open space, how to get it, how to maintain it and what it means to the community, the Loomis Town Council and Planning Commission recently held a join ...

Cambridge Estates offers custom home sites in Loomis

After being on the market for less than one year, only 16 lots remain in Cambridge Estates. Located in Loomis off King Road toward Auburn Folsom Road, Cambridge Estates is a seclud ...

Penyrn's name gets 'set in stone' during 1870s

What's in a name? In this case, the question should be, what's not in a name? In Penryn, it's the letter "h." The story begins in late 1864 when a Welshman by the name of Griffith ...

Dancing with the Del Oro High teachers

Look out "American Idol." And "Dancing with the Stars." "Dancing with Del Oro Teachers" has arrived. Del Oro seniors Michaela Pedersen and Maci Gayaldo were the coordinators of the ...

One million words and counting

Stephanie Bosquez has read more than 1 million words in her lifetime. This may not seem like much of an accomplishment except that Bosquez is only 7 years old and those million wo ...

CHP forum steers course for teen safety behind the wheel

There are too many accidents on the road caused by teen drivers. These were the words Kelly Baraga from the California Highway Patrol told a crowd of about 90 teenagers and their p ...

Putting the brakes on speeding

Even though the town of Loomis doesn't have too many big crimes like murder and burglary, it does have its share of residents who break laws, speeding laws that is. A few weeks ago ...

Loomis man selected as director of music series

Some say a balanced life includes a good diet and plenty of exercise. For Ben Dominitz a balanced life also features good music. Dominitz, a Loomis resident, was recently appointed ...