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Loomis News School band plans outdoor concert The Loomis Union School District Band will perform in a free outdoor concert at 6 p.m. today at Franklin Elementary School. The band ...

Theater group monkey around with fifth-graders' play

Although it may not ever be performed on Broadway, "The Great Monkey Detective/Bomb Squad" played at Loomis Grammar School last week to rave reviews. Max Brown and Justin Lissman, ...

After school 4-H program aids son of Naval officer

Benjamin Candelaria has benefited greatly by attending 4-H Afterschool Program, and now others will learn about Benjamin and the program thanks to J.C. Penney, a corporate sponsor. ...

Loomis serves up recipe for fun

From Chinese chicken salad with secret ingredients, several family recipes of chili and mouth-watering desserts like baklava and chocolate-covered strawberries, the Loomis Celebrit ...

School officials ponder stadium name change

Things are busy at Del Oro High School. Not only is the school in the midst of graduation preparations in less than two weeks but school administrators are also trying to decide wh ...

Open space parcel plan debated

The Loomis Town Council, at its May meeting, voted to advise the planning commission to leave Poppy Ridge 2 as originally proposed, with 16 separate lots and the wetlands divided b ...

Business is sweet for Loomis sisters

It's all in the family at Sweet Sisters Creamery. The recently opened ice-cream shop is owned and operated by two sisters, Ginny Stewart and Patti Minton. Stewart's 8-year-old son, ...

Strawberries are locally grown favorite

In case you haven't noticed, strawberry season has arrived. The bright red berries fill produce counters at supermarkets, cover the tables at area farmers markets and add their spe ...

School board member says challenge is the key to good schools

Learning about politics and issues such as education has always been a hobby of Loomis resident Mike Edwards. So when a position on the Loomis school board became available 3&frac1 ...

Seventy-six trombones come to Franklin School

Students of Franklin Elementary School are proud to present the musical play "The Music Man, Jr." this month. As part of an after school drama enrichment program, 30 devoted sevent ...

Del Oro hosts evening of the arts

Del Oro students Becky Redden and Casey Roepke will be the masters of ceremonies at the 5th Annual Visual and Performing Arts Show. The show will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Ma ...

Mock drunk-driving crash stuns Del Oro

A sunny May morning quickly turned dark for Del Oro students when they witnessed the aftermath of a mock, bloody, head-on collision involving five of their fellow students as part ...

MySpace photo leads to arrest

A photograph on a Del Oro High School student's MySpace.com Web page of him smoking a "bong" led to his arrest. Daniel Blanchard, 18, of Loomis, was arrested May 5 on felony charge ...

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 ...