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Mother, son struck by train near Soda Springs

A train struck two pedestrians about 3:30 p.m. Christmas Day near the Soda Springs area of Nevada County, according to a release by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. Upon arri ...

Tired of turkey?

There is only so much turkey or ham a person can handle. After you've eaten it roasted, baked, sandwiched, boiled for soup, chopped for caseroles and shredded for pot pie, what els ...

G'Day Donuts & More has an array of sweets

There’s a little bit of England in the center of Loomis, courtesy Julie Welch of G’Day Donuts & More. A mural, games, signage, greenery and the coins on the bar all give the pl ...

South Placer panel nixes Lincoln Bypass funding fix

Caltrans has failed in a bid for an $8 million transfusion of local funds to stave off a construction halt on the Lincoln Bypass. A work stoppage on the $325 million project could ...

Time for local control of our local schools

After orientation for incoming freshman at Del Oro High School, a Loomis Union School District trustee was asked why he was not introduced with the other trustees. The confusion wa ...

Expect to get caught if you drink and drive

In an effort to keep California’s roads safe, every available California Highway Patrol officer will be out on the road during the upcoming Christmas maximum enforcement period t ...

Sounds of the season

Penryn Elementary School students put on a Christmas program, serenading each other with holiday songs and music on Dec. 18. All of the Loomis Union School District's schools are o ...

Welcome the New Year in town

Ringing in the New Year close to home will be a lot easier this year, with even more choices. Two new restaurants in Loomis are both offering festive evenings to celebrate New Year ...

Restitution hearing postponed in case of football star

The decision of whether or not former Del Oro High School football star Ryne Gonzalez, 21, will pay $2,000 in restitution for damages incurred by the victim in an August 2005 alter ...