Opinion

Media Life: National PBS show highlights Auburn 'pie place'

A new PBS documentary has Ikeda’s in Auburn in the spotlight for its pie-making. “A Few Good Pie Places” debuted in late-August, airing on PBS stations around th ...

Tips for buying or selling a home in California

When it comes to California real estate, there are plenty of laws and rules related to the buying or selling of a house.   However, anyone who has ever purchased real estate ...

Articles appreciated by sports fan

Articles appreciated by sports fan Jim Linsdau, the articles in the 2015 Football Preview of the High Schools are extraordinary! I have been reading sports in newspapers, magazin ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

Reflecting on racial unrest

A patrol car drives through a neighborhood and curious residents begin to gather outside. Eventually, the patrol car finishes its tour and finds its way to repeat this scenario wit ...

Support for a 24/7 shelter

We now know that Right Hand Auburn wants the county to pay $150,00 for capital improvements to make the DeWitt barracks into a 24/7 shelter with greater capacity, plus $33,000 per ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 25, 2005      Del Oro High School was a buzz of activity as the new school year b ...

Development is a ‘bad fit’

Editor’s note: See theloomisnews.com/article/8/11/15/citizens-sue-rocklin-over- sierra-gateway-apartment about this project. There’s a big problem looming for re ...

Condemn violaters

Whereas, the Declaration of Independence affirms that mankind is endowed with certain un-alienable rights, among which are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Whereas, th ...

County division recognized for smart spending

As a Placer County supervisor, I take seriously my role as one of five elected officials responsible for the fiscal stability of this local agency. Ensuring that taxpayer dollars ...

Looking Back

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 18, 2005      The Obon Festival at the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn was a cele ...

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 ...