Opinion

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 ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...

Media Life: KCRA to highlight Placer’s Sochi Olympics presence

Sacramento’s KCRA Channel 3 will be the center of the Olympic world for Auburn TV viewers starting Feb. 6, when the 22nd Winter Games storms onto the small screen and creates ...

Reader Input: Don’t blame House

According to the Constitution (Article I, Section 7), all spending bills must originate in the House of Representatives. That means that the members of the House have a right to ...

Reader Input: Excellent auto service

Exceptional service does not often enough get publicly recognized. I took my vehicle to Golden Eagle Automotive in downtown Loomis at the recommendation of a good friend who liv ...

Reader input: States can reorganize power

The power of the federal government is out of control. As the state legislators at the recent Mt. Vernon Assembly realized, Washington’s abuse of power — instigated by ...