Opinion

Bickford Ranch would be a drain on our water

This project is like a bad penny, only with much more serious consequences. It is an environmental and traffic nightmare waiting to happen.  But a larger issue now is who is ...

‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ makes for a refreshing spy story

After the spy genre transitioned from the goofy Roger Moore era to the super serious modern aesthetics of the Jason Bourne films, it was only a matter of time before some silliness ...

Tax volunteers appreciate Loomis Library

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program, a function of the AARP Foundation in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is a totally free community service to those living in the ...

It’s a two-wheel love affair

Almost all my bike riding is with a group of five to 10 other riders. But because it had been several days since I rode (weather, grandkids), I recently took a solo ride, loosel ...

Fromo Our Archives Feb. 5

1 YEAR AGO Feb. 6. 2014 $2.65 million pool project inches toward finish line – Having sunk five years and more than $1 million into a fundraising campaign for a new pool at ...

Rotary members contribute back to community

On behalf of the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin, I want to thank you for the great write up in the Loomis News (front page, Jan. 22, “Loomis/Rocklin Rotary Club celeb ...

Loomis Library hour reduction and possible closure

The library hour reduction is a sad statement of today’s economics and direction of community.  I moved to Loomis over 20 years ago to enjoy the quiet and peace of a sma ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...

Look within, help veterans

Our veterans need Placer County to back them like never before. It is important that everyone understand that they can make a difference for our homeless veterans by becoming par ...

From our archives for Feb 12

  1 YEAR AGO Feb. 13, 2014  3 held captive in Loomis home invasion - Placer County sheriff's deputies arrested two men and a woman Feb. 6 in connection with ...