Opinion

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 ...

What do those opposed think now?

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt removal plants simil ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

‘Cinderella’ a classic good tale

Disney is going through another phase where they churn out live-action adaptations of some of their animated masterpieces, only to be met with mixed results. So far, revisionism r ...

‘Cinderella’ a classic good tale

Disney is going through another phase where they churn out live-action adaptations of some of their animated masterpieces, only to be met with mixed results. So far, revisionism r ...

Lookin back for Mar.19

1 Year Ago March 20, 2014 – Jr. Golden Eagles missing tens of thousands – Tens of thousands of dollars in funds missing from a local youth sports organization has put ...

Raises match funding loss

So the residents of Placer County are facing two library closures.  The Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries are being considered for closure due to a reported $200,000 plus a ye ...