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Superintendent Bart O'Brien plans to retire

Bart O’Brien figures 32 years is enough. The Placer Union High School District superintendent told trustees Tuesday of his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2009. “For 32 ...

Historical Society members meet for potluck

Loomis Basin Historical Society members gathered in the Jessie Helms community room oat the Loomis Library for their annual holiday party and meeting Wednesday, Dec. 17. Before sha ...

Loomis has its own board game

The Loomisopoly board game would make an ideal gift for the family this holiday season, say members of Soroptimist International of Rocklin/Loomis. Proceeds benefit community proje ...

First-graders spread Christmas cheer

Eighty first-graders from Loomis Grammar and H. Clarke Powers Elementary schools made their way down Taylor Road last week, stopping to sing carols and to mail their letters to San ...

Santa's serving up plenty of toys — tacos, too

Pull up to the drive-thru window at Taco Bell this time of year and you might just be greeted by a smiling employee in a Santa cap. That will be Terry Helwig, of Loomis, who also d ...

Loomis Promenade on its way

Here’s a new word to add to the Loomis lexicon: Loomis Promenade. That’s the name the Town of Loomis is giving, for now, to the project it will develop on property it has acqui ...

Franklin kindergartners experience a gold-camp Christmas

Franklin Elementary School kindergartners visited the Franklin School Living History Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Teachers Angela Smith and Bobbi Nelson took their students out t ...

Loomis council revisits Master Plan Design for downtown

With the recent acquisition of the Union Pacific Railroad land, the Town of Loomis is now revisiting the Master Plan Design guidelines prepared for the town in 1992. Parts of the p ...

Del Oro finds offense, pounds Placer

LOOMIS — Neither coach can explain it, but it seems whenever Placer High and Del Oro clash in girls basketball, the game devolves into a sluggish defensive struggle. So when Kati ...

Gaines appointed to leadership position

Assemblyman Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, announced last week that he has been appointed by Assembly Republican Leader Mike Villines to serve as Assistant Republican Leader for the 2008 ...