News

Slides threaten in Ralston's wake

The structural integrity of Mosquito Ridge Road in the wake of the Ralston Fire is going to be tested in the coming months, particularly if winter rains hit hard. A ribbon of black ...

Community Briefs

Students to star in Del Oro melodrama Del Oro High School will present "The Great Ice Cream Scheme," a melodrama full of romance, laughter and fast-paced mischief, at 7 p.m. today ...

Senior to stock computer lab with new screens

The beginning of senior year at Del Oro High School marks the start of a student's greatest high school endeavor: Senior Project. Many students will wait until the last minute to c ...

Republican organization donates flag to schol

Cherie Schiavone presented at the September school board meeting H. Clarke Powers Principal Glenn Lockwood with an American flag to be displayed in the school's multi-purpose room. ...

Looking Back From the files of the Loomis News

50 YEARS AGO (SEPT. 21, 1956 Issue) Edward S. Leavitt retired after 48 years of service with the Southern Pacific Company. His career began as a warehouse man in Willows, served a ...

Looking back at learning

As the Loomis Union School District marks its sesquicentennial anniversary this year, one of the names with a direct link to the present is that of Mary Neuebaumer, a teacher in th ...

Council restricts building

The Loomis Town Council, at its Sept. 12 meeting, voted to require minor use permits for the building of all second-story structures. According to Councilman Tom Millward, the inte ...

Dogs not welcome on campus, board says

Dogs are not welcome at school. That was the message the Loomis Union School board would like parents to know. At the September meeting board members discussed the increasing numbe ...

Candidates for Area 5 trustee cite curriculum, redistricting, budget as areas of importance

Even though Tim Rudolph was recently appointed to the Loomis School board he faces a challenger for his seat in the November election. Chris Paull and Rudolph are seeking the seat ...

4-H leader's dedication breeds interest in raising farm animals

When the Miners Ravine 4-H Club members have a question about pigs, Mark Karthauser is the one with the answers. Born and raised in Loomis, Karthauser, 44, has been raising the fou ...

Community Briefs

Boy Scouts to serve spaghetti dinner Boy Scouts Troop 12 will host a spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at the Loomis Grange hall, located at the corner Swetzer ...

County Briefs

Walk takes steps to defeat ALS Oct. 7 The 6th Annual Walk to D'Feet ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, in conjunction with the Elk Grove Harvest Fes ...

Eggplant Festival cracks open with wine tasting

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 7 for the 19th annual Loomis Eggplant Festival. Sponsored by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce downtown Loomis will be transformed into a ...

Penryn students to participate in Jog-A-Thon

Even though they won't be running a marathon, students at Penryn Elementary School are preparing for a big race. On Sept. 22, the kids will be running laps around the school track ...

Looking Back From the files of the Loomis News

50 YEARS AGO (SEPT. 14, 1956 Issue) A fifth birthday was celebrated by Michael Lopez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lopez, when a party was held in his honor at Royer Park in Roseville ...