Opinion

Looking back week of May 28

Looking Back   1 Year Ago May 29, 2014 Outdoor tribute to veterans draws hundreds - Men and women who have served the U.S. in the Armed Forces, both past and prese ...

Honor Flight benefits vets

Most veterans went to war and never received recognition; they just came back and went to work. Most, like my father, never talked about their experiences, but after visiting (Wa ...

Dad enjoyed Honor Flight

When I first heard about the Honor Flight to Washington, I thought it might be a trip my dad would really enjoy. I think now it was more than enjoyable; it was truly memorable. I ...

Thinking about starting your own business?

Owning your own business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do in life so make sure you are prepared to succeed.  Here are five basic things to c ...

An update from your Placer County supervisor

I look forward to communicating with the people of the greater Loomis community in this new monthly column. In this month’s column, I’d like to talk a little bit abo ...

Council tries to keep library open

The Loomis Town Council sent a letter, dated April 28, to the Placer County Board of Supervisors, asking for a year to develop a community-based plan to prevent the Loomis Library ...

Looking Back week of May 7

1 Year Ago May 8, 2014 - Under a contract that the Loomis Fire Protection District plans to have in place by June 15, Loomis Fire’s administrative services will be perfo ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Looking back week of April 30

1 Year Ago May 1, 2015 - Soroptimists celebrate 40 years of service. Five charter members were among the 60 attendees who gathered to observe the 40th anniversary of Soropti ...

Lookimg Back for week of April 23

1 Year Ago April 24, 2014 Secret Ravine winds through the Loomis Basin on its way to the Sacramento River. But its course has been highly impacted by humans a ...

Bickford Ranch won't affect us?

Does the Placer County Board of Supervisors believe folks of this area are naive or just ignorant?  Bickford Ranch won't affect us. Water drought sound familiar, supervis ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Friends has 197 members

At last week’s Town Council meeting, a thank-you letter (to the Town Council for attending the April 7 Placer County Supervisor’s meeting and for all the support you ...

Friends has 197 members

At last week’s Town Council meeting, a thank-you letter (to the Town Council for attending the April 7 Placer County Supervisor’s meeting and for all the support you ...

Thank you for the sympathy cards

My wife and I thank the H.C. Powers staff and eighth-grade students for the sympathy cards presented to me at the end of the day on Tuesday, April 14, as I substituted at their ...