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Eagles fall into Dragons’ lair

GALT — After crushing nearly every challenger for the past three months, the Del Oro High girls basketball team didn’t know how to react Wednesday night at Galt High School. Sa ...

Educators looking at middle-school, charter programs

More charter schools may be coming to Loomis. The Loomis Union School District is floating the idea of making Loomis Grammar School a charter school and adding a middle-years chart ...

Pick up a free tree today

As many as 250 Loomis families will have the opportunity to select a shade, evergreen or fruit tree, thanks to a tree-planting program sponsored by the Town of Loomis. The young tr ...

Loomis rolls out local stimulus package with assistance fund

Not to be outdone by the federal government, Loomis has instituted its own economic stimulus plan. Last month, the Town of Loomis established an assistance fund of $500,000 for low ...

Del Oro families host 11 Japanese students

Japanese exchange students are building bridges between cultures as they visit Loomis and lodge with host families. Eleven local families have opened their homes and their lives t ...

Local Le Casque off to good start in the wine world

You don’t have to leave town to find award-winning local wines. A boutique winery started by two Clos du Lac neighbors just won a Best in Class Award at the prestigious San Fran ...

Walk among birds and butterflies at Traylor Ranch

Winter is a great time to spend indoors with family and friends. Sitting around a table or next to a fire, eating, playing games, talking and reminiscing are relaxing activities. ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 6, 1959 Issue) Miss Barbara Pilliard, 12-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pilliard of Loomis, was to appear on Channel 10’s Farm Program as a 4-H repr ...

I-80 chase ends with crash into tree; arrest made

A Loomis man is being held on $50,000 bail after reportedly almost hitting a police officer with a car. Shane Keller, 38, was booked in Placer County Jail Wednesday on charges of ...