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Volunteering comes naturally for Steve Harari

“Loomis is packed with volunteers, dozens and dozens,” said Steve Harari. Harari, of Loomis, claims there are many parents, just like him, who pitch-in to help when they are n ...

Composting provides 'black gold' for planting

Decomposition happens. According to Placer County Master Gardener Julie Barbour, composting is simply making it happen “in a specific area and hoping for a certain result in a c ...

Penryn Elementary 20th Century Reunion makes donation

A check for $4,252.51 was presented to Penryn Elementary School students recently. The check reflected the proceeds collected during the Penryn Elementary 20th Century Reunion held ...

Musicians to hold benefit concert for one of their own

For kids growing up in Colfax, the Colfax Theater was our primary source of entertainment. As long as we had a few quarters, we could walk a few blocks to see movies and the cartoo ...

Del Oro teacher Jamie Mathias earns history award

Del Oro High School teacher Jamie Mathias has cajoled, confounded, comforted and confronted himself into an award. He’ll be heading off in March to collect his prize as the 2009 ...

Rugby club to hold dinner, dance

Rugger’s Ball V, to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Blue Goose in Loomis, benefits the Sierra Foothills Rugby Club. Proceeds will be used for field maintenanc ...

Future eagles on display

Del Oro High School basketball stars of the future were showcased last weekend at the Sierra Foothill League boys 8th-grade tournament held at Foresthill Middle School. Penryn Ele ...

Del Oro sends nine wrestlers to CIF Masters meet

Del Oro High’s wrestling team will send nine wrestlers to this weekend’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Championship Tournament, the last step before the CIF State ...

No. 1 seed not in the cards for Golden Eagle girls

Veteran Del Oro girls basketball coach Mike Takayama has been coaching long enough to know when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section office offers the disclaimer — “Don’t anticipate t ...