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Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline tribute band to play at Blue Goose

The Rhythm Riders, a Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline tribute band, will hold a benefit concert on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Blue Goose in Loomis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the concert is ...

Area 7th-grade hoops teams do well at tourney

The undefeated Franklin Elementary Trojans 7th-grade boys basketball team rolled through three straight foes to capture the championship of last weekend’s Warrior Classic tournam ...

Del Oro girls show mettle; rally past Thunder

After five straight blow-out type victories to start Sierra Foothill League play, the Del Oro Lady Eagles girls basketball team was finally tested last Wednesday night. Trailing n ...

DO wrestlers getting closer to SFL crown

Del Oro’s wrestling team took a huge step toward its fourth straight Sierra Foothill League championship last Thursday evening by fashioning a big 54-21 dual match win over visit ...

Cami Furgeson is December Athlete of the Month

With 54 percent of the vote, Del Oro High school senior Cami Furgeson was voted The Loomis News Athlete of the Month for December. Voting takes place online at TheLoomisNews.com. L ...

CHP to ‘score’ funding in battle against DUI drivers

The California Highway Patrol will receive some extra assistance in the form of a $5.9 million grant to help stop motorists who are driving while under the influence. The grant, ...

Rising tide of criticism pushes back state septic hearing

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer   Those worried about a new $325 fee for septic system inspections can breathe easier. Facing an uprising of rural septic system users ...

Granite Bay home burglary foiled

A Jan. 29 Granite Bay burglary interrupted by the homeowner has led to the arrest of a Sacramento man. His accomplice is being sought, according to Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

Golden Eagles thump Thunder

LOOMIS — The technical fall might be the most underappreciated occurrence in wrestling. On Thursday night, however, three Del Oro High wrestlers showed that while the pin may be ...