News

Assemblyman Ted Gaines planning town hall meetings to discuss issues

Assemblyman Ted Gaines will host a town hall meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the Placer County Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 175 Fulweiler Ave. ...

$700,000 trust established for local graduates

The Placer County Community Foundation received quite a gift from Marian Walsh before she passed away - $700,000. The gift has established the John G. and Lillian M. Walsh Family S ...

Loomis Planning Commission continues Homewood Lumber's Relocation Discussion

The special meeting of the Loomis Planning Commission on Feb. 6 was continued to Feb. 27 to allow more public comment. Nearly 30 people spoke at the meeting, both for and against t ...

Day at the park filled with fun, discovery for the young

Loomis Basin Community Park provides a perfect location for children of all ages.

Community Briefs

Loomis News Global warming topic for student contest The Loomis Lions Club and the Newcastle Golden Spike Lions will host students from Del Oro High School who have entered the Lio ...

Local News

Barton Road delays continue this week Road closures due to subdivision construction continue this month. Barton Road is closed near Rocklin through Feb. 9. It will also be closed F ...

Community Happenings

Hansen orchard to host citrus event The Slow Food Placer group will celebrate local citrus with two events this month. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, Pine Hill Orchard in Loomis wil ...

Welding senior students build gate for neighboring church

Three Del Oro High School seniors have used the skills they acquired in the advanced welding class of Jack Pchelkin to build an entrance gate for the First Baptist Church in Loomis ...

In school for 100 days

Loomis schoolchildren learn about their numbers through a variety of activities.

Students of the Week

Loomis Grammar School Kindergarten Val Dickson Samantha Alexandro Ryan DalFavero Sasha Simmons First grade Mikey Ernst James Winckler Lucy Corbett Second grade Lizzie Er ...

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

50 YEARS AGO (FEB. 8, 1957 Issue) Mrs. James McAdoo was hostess to the Cinderella Bridge Club. Present were Mesdames Edwin Nelthorpe, Walter Taylor, Lloyd Owen, John Brace, Gene G ...

Heartfelt touches

With Valentines Day in less than a week, sweethearts of all ages are scrambling to find the perfect gift for the occasion. The good news for Loomis residents is that no matter what ...

School district seeking funding for buses

The next time a class of Loomis schoolchildren goes on a field trip, they could be traveling on the district's own fleet of buses. The Loomis Union School District unanimously appr ...

Council considers goals for open space

The way the Open Space Committee sees it, the Town of Loomis has two choices; either preserve its open space and rural character or lose it to development. After two years of rese ...

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 ...