Opinion

Do you need to visit DMV to renew your drivers license?

Ask DMV: Questions and Answers for February 2015 The DMV is now using TouchScreen technology to administer the driver knowledge exam. How is it different from the written version? ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

Bickford Ranch would be a drain on our water

This project is like a bad penny, only with much more serious consequences. It is an environmental and traffic nightmare waiting to happen.  But a larger issue now is who is ...

‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ makes for a refreshing spy story

After the spy genre transitioned from the goofy Roger Moore era to the super serious modern aesthetics of the Jason Bourne films, it was only a matter of time before some silliness ...

Tax volunteers appreciate Loomis Library

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program, a function of the AARP Foundation in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is a totally free community service to those living in the ...

It’s a two-wheel love affair

Almost all my bike riding is with a group of five to 10 other riders. But because it had been several days since I rode (weather, grandkids), I recently took a solo ride, loosel ...

Fromo Our Archives Feb. 5

1 YEAR AGO Feb. 6. 2014 $2.65 million pool project inches toward finish line – Having sunk five years and more than $1 million into a fundraising campaign for a new pool at ...

Rotary members contribute back to community

On behalf of the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin, I want to thank you for the great write up in the Loomis News (front page, Jan. 22, “Loomis/Rocklin Rotary Club celeb ...

Loomis Library hour reduction and possible closure

The library hour reduction is a sad statement of today’s economics and direction of community.  I moved to Loomis over 20 years ago to enjoy the quiet and peace of a sma ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...