Opinion

Local firefighters battle Lowell Fire

Editor’s note: As of Tuesday morning, 2,277 fire personnel had battled the Lowell Fire. The fire started Saturday afternoon north of Gold Run and by Monday, had burned 4,00 ...

Use that library card

Summer is a great time to check out the Loomis Library offerings, not just books but also DVDs, CDs and even eBooks (Kindle), plus summer events for kids. There are even a few wee ...

Setting up an LLC could be beneficial

Own a business or rental property? Switching to an LLC could protect your family’s home and personal assets. In California, a limited liability company (LLC) is a legal &ld ...

Promote civil discourse

 Just over half of the registered voters in Placer County cast ballots in the November 2014 election.  Only 41 percent of voters across California turned out. Those numbe ...

Taxpayers, beware

Watch out for your Placer property tax assessment notice. I just received my 2015-2016 assessment and it had increased by nearly 100 percent more than last year (2014/ 2015) ...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 21, 2005 Services were planned for Edward F. Braun, 85, a World War II veteran. He retired as a chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He and ...

State fair exhibit will really pop this year

Throughout the years, Placer County’s California State Fair Exhibits have taken multiple top awards, including technical, design and people’s choice awards. Whether thi ...

What good is the leash law?

I, as a pet owner whose pet cat was mauled by two domestic dogs running loose, would like to know “what good the leash law is.” I called the Town of Loomis and was ...

Loomis funds for library soar

The recent report by the Placer County Assessor shows that the value of property in Loomis has increased by 12 percent. The Loomis library run by Placer County is funded by the p ...

Looking back week of June 25

1 Year Ago June 26, 2015    Median strips hit a road block - Medians – those landscaped islands added to streets in neighboring cities such as Rocklin and Rose ...

Another View

Loomis Fire Protection District (LFPD) has completed one year of a three-year contract for administrative services from South Placer Fire District (SPFD). South Placer Fire Distr ...

Eagle Scouts are inspiring

My name is Tom Reynolds and I’m a Boy Scout with Troop 1045. I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate reading about other scouts who are working on their Eagle Projects ...

Bickford is not Loomis

A recent letter to the editor assumed that the Bickford Ranch development was in the Town of Loomis. This is incorrect. Bickford Ranch is in Placer County. Any concerns about this ...

Couple sends letter to Council

Our family has resided in Loomis for over 25 years.  We moved here for the rural lifestyle and the small community environment.  We have raised our family here and benefi ...

Couple sends letter to Council

Our family has resided in Loomis for over 25 years. We moved here for the rural lifestyle and the small community environment. We have raised our family here and benefitted from th ...