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Two officers promoted, reassigned at Placer County Sheriff's Department

Two Placer County sheriff's officers will receive promotions and change in command, Sheriff Ed Bonner recently announced. Lt. Don Hutchinson has assumed the rank of captain He take ...

Del Oro High football set to open its season in the great Northwest

It's official. In a game that has been in the works for over two months, it was announced Tuesday that Del Oro's Golden Eagles will open their 2007 football season on Saturday, Sep ...

Community Briefs

Hope Lutheran hosting vacation Bible school Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 23 to 27 at Hope Lutheran Church and School, located at 7117 Hope Way in Pe ...

Correction

In last week's edition of the Loomis News, June 28, page 1, some information in the story about Al Nitta was not correct. Al Nitta, inventor of the Dust Dog dust prevention system, ...

Stop and smell the roses, coffee

The Flower Farm Coffee House located at the corner of Horseshoe Bar and Auburn Folsom roads is now open for business from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to ...

Children invited to participate in Placer County library's summer reading club

Children of all reading abilities are invited to participate in the summer reading club at the Placer County library branches and bookmobiles. This year's theme, "Get a Clue" began ...

Crime Log

Driver involved in auto accident arrested for outstanding warrants Wednesday June 20 Injury accident occurred at 5:48 p.m. at the corner of Horseshoe Bar and Doc Barnes roads. Whil ...

Del Oro grad tunes into to the music in his blood

Some people have music in their blood. Nathan Brauer, 2006 Del Oro High School graduate is one such person. Brauer is home in Loomis for the summer after completing his first year ...

Spaces still available for summer art session

A few spaces are available in the Red Barn studios Summer Art '07 session beginning Monday, July 9. This is the 14th year professional artist Susan Riegel will be offering her summ ...

Teachers become students for instructing American history

Even though school is out for the summer for most kids, about 30 Placer County teachers, including three from Loomis, have been hitting the books during their vacation break. Anne ...

On a downtown train

The old Loomis train depot has survived nearly 100 years. It has been picked up and moved and surrounded by a chain link fence. Now, sitting on cement blocks, its fate is being dis ...

Funding solution sought for I-80 fix

As government officials and dignitaries recently gathered in Roseville to celebrate the award of $2.7 million from the California Transportation Commission for work on the Intersta ...

Residents reminded to try to stay cool in the summer's heat

It's summer in Loomis and Penryn and that means lots of hot, hot weather. How hot, you might find yourself wondering? According to local forecasts temperatures this weekend are ex ...

Placer County supervisors 'go for broke' to honor veterans

Placer County supervisors agreed last week to honor members of the Army's famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team by naming a road at the newly named Placer-Bill Santucci Justice Center ...

Sierra College Foundation receives $100,000 donation

The Sierra College Foundation, which provides support to the programs, services and students of Sierra College, recently announced it has accepted a $100,000 donation from a donor ...