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Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Two longtime Placer County residents celebrate birthdays at Main Drug Store

     Amy Takemoto and Lorene Owen recently celebrated their birthdays at the Main Drug Store’s soda fountain in Loomis.      Both women we ...

Missionaries serve in Loomis

Most young men are not likely to spend two years away from home wearing a white shirt and tie and talking with people about deeply-held religious beliefs every day.  Most you ...

Loomis student wins county spelling bee, moves on to state

A fictitious name has helped fifth-grader Jared Gode move on to this Saturday’s California State Elementary School Spelling Bee. Jared, 11, of Loomis Basin Charter School, w ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Passion for motorcycles leads to Hall of Fame honor

At 84, Neil Fergus has a passion for all-things motorcycle that has never abated. And the rural Auburn resident steps into the unfamiliar spotlight this weekend when he is inducte ...

Parents protest transfer of school principal

Recently, 35 Loomis parents met to voice concerns about their school principal’s transfer to another school in the Loomis Union School District. Heidi Bunio said she and oth ...

Sheriff’s department hosts “Right Choice” to help students resist drugs

To help teach seventh- and eighth-graders about the dangers of drugs, especially prescription drugs that a deputy said is being used more by youth, the Placer County Sheriff&rsq ...

Egg hunt starts at noon April 4

The Loomis Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 4 starts promptly at noon at H. Clarke Powers School. New this year is a designated area for those with special needs (such as wh ...

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. ...