Opinion

Resident writes letter defending library to Placer County Board of Supervisors

Dear Jack, Robert, Jim, Kirk and Jennifer, The mere thought of having our dear library closed is devastating to me. I rely on the library for many of the resources they ...

Looking back week of Mar. 12

 1 YEAR AGO March 13, 2014 – Author, 91, pens Placer memories – Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book, “Starting ...

Resident sees no improvement in roadwork

Months and months ago, I read about a grant of money for Loomis and debates about beautifications and roundabouts. Then some funky roadwork on Taylor from around Lorenzo’s ar ...

Please keep Loomis Library open

I just heard that the Loomis Library is closing next month. That event will affect the entire community. In 1988, when I moved to Loomis from San Francisco, one of the reasons I ...

Help chamber of commerce and Friends of the Library keep the Loomis branch open

Our library is not just a place to check out books. It has the feel of home like our small town. The chairs are comfortable for reading and the computers are always in use. In the ...

Children love the Loomis Library

We visited the Loomis Library this week for one of our frequent library trips and found out that there may be plans to close the library. My children couldn’t believe it. I d ...

Mayor says to attend Tuesday’s meeting about library

I am against the closing of the library.  The town will send a letter to the supervisors letting them know our feelings.  Our next meeting (March 10), we will hear from M ...

Media Life: Auburn stunt guru aids Marvel Universe Live!

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena will be welcoming one of the biggest, boldest and baddest bits of bombast seen in this area for quite some time when “Marvel Universe Liv ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

‘Focus’ brings Will Smith back into the limelight

For a long window in the late 20th century, Will Smith was easily the biggest movie star on the planet, capable of turning anything he touched into a major attraction. But by the ...