Opinion

Garden Club plants tree at Del Oro in memory of Dr. Paul Barnes

50 YEARS AGO March 13, 1964 -- In memory of Dr. Paul Barnes, the Loomis Garden Club planted a tree at Del Oro on Arbor Day. Dr. Barnes practiced medicine in Loomis for many years. ...

Media Life: Digging into Placer’s Oscar connectivity; deepening gold-coin mystery

  Placer County’s return to the big screen in a major motion picture has culminated with that movie getting some heavyweight industry respect this week at the Academy A ...

Media Life: Celebrating World Series hero, boogie band, WWII hospital anniversaries

Spring training 2014 begins the dream for all major league baseball teams and their fans. And as the season opener approaches, every team – and dream – starts from the ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Reader Input: Thanks for the quick response

I would like to publicly thank Leah Rosasco in Supervisor Jim Holmes’ office and the Placer County Sheriff's Office for responding to my request that the trash on King an ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

Reader Input: Great job, coaches

It was great to watch two highly disciplined teams go head to head (recently). It’s also really great to see coaches that bring their teams working to keep the student athlet ...

Welcome back a familiar face

It is my honor to once again have been named editor of the Loomis News. I have a decades’ old relationship with this newspaper and the town and am happy to be returning to on ...

Media Life: When giant arrows guided planes over Placer

It’s hard to believe in a 21st century world that early day pilots in flimsy flying machines were guided on low-altitude, cross-country jaunts by giant concrete arrows spaced ...

We all need to cut back our water usage

Our water crisis is serious. We all need to take a look at how we can conserve water. I was down to Folsom Lake a week ago and it is just devastating to look at. I was out Wedne ...