Opinion

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 ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Looking Back for April 16

1 Year Ago April 17, 2014 – Council to review town tree ordinance - The Loomis Town Council will consider a proposed revised tree ordinance at a special meeting. The counci ...

Looking Back for April 9

 1 Year Ago April 10, 2014       Wounded veteran getting custom home – In April 2006, Joshua Hotaling entered the next phase of his life by jo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

'Furious 7' embraces the absurd

Make no mistake, the long-standing cheese-fest car franchise is no longer about racing. These are now the biggest superhero movies being made anywhere not named Marvel Studios. &q ...

Bladder infections in the elderly - causes, symptoms, and treatments

 A bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs when bacteria invades the urinary track system.  UTI’s pop up when y ...

It pays to know the basics of estate planning

For many people, the words “estate planning” evokes emotions of fear and bewilderment.  Once reserved for the rich, estate planning is now something everyone shoul ...

Looking back week of April 2

1 Year Ago April 3, 2014 – Del Oro wrestler wins national title – Months of maintaining a strong workout ethic and strict diet have paid off for Isaac Blackburn. The ...

Looking back week of Mar. 26

1 Year Ago March 27, 2014 – PUHSD locking in 2014-15 enrollment figures – Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ r ...

Help the Friends of the Loomis Library by joining the organization

Recently, you’ve been hearing a lot about the possible closing of our beloved library.  You’ve been bombarded with signs, a huge banner and petitio ...

Checking estate plans

How often should I review my estate plan? Often, a big binder lands on my desk with a request to review an old estate plan.  Many people suspect that older wills and tru ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ not a great case of imitation

If there’s a strong sense of familiarity while watching “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” it’s because the Young Adult genre from which it spawned is havin ...

Traffic congestion could increase from Rocklin Road into Loomis

  If you use Rocklin Road to access south Loomis, you need to be very concerned. A high-density, 195-unit apartment complex is proposed for the southeast corner of Roc ...