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This fish tale has a happy ending

Several longtime residents of Penryn are living in temporary quarters, while their home gets a makeover. The inhabitants in this case are koi fish, which until recently filled the ...

Democrats to meet in Loomis

The Five Cities Democratic Club serves Loomis, Penryn, Newcastle, Ophir and Lincoln. The group will hold its monthly meeting from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Loo ...

Give 'gift of life' at community drive

Donate blood at the Loomis Community Blood Drive from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. No appointment is necessary. Donors will receive fre ...

Longtime Journal columnist, former editor Bale passes

Helen Bale, former Auburn Journal editor and “Through Irish Eyes” columnist, passed away Friday afternoon at her Auburn home, surrounded by loved ones. She lived “88 very bu ...

Updated: Woman plunges from Auburn building onto car

A woman who minutes before had said she wanted to go to heaven plummeted Thursday from the roof of a building in Downtown Auburn, landing on a car. The woman's fall was witnessed b ...

Blue Goose will be site of all-day music festival

An all-day music fest is planned for Loomis on Saturday, April 4. It will come in the form of workshops and jamming sessions, topped off by a City Folk Reunion concert in the eveni ...

Loomis company offers the positive of solar power

Why rent your electricity when you can make your own? That’s a question being asked by Steve Hansen, who goes by the moniker of Captain Solar. Hansen is the regional sales direc ...

New charter schools proposed

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees has received petitions that would create two new International Baccalaureate charter schools. The district has proposed a charte ...

Free service and professionals offer tax help

Taxpayers need not fear the looming April 15 deadline for tax-return filing if they plan ahead. There are plenty of local options for getting tax returns done, including a free se ...