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Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Worst Villains

Placer County has had its share of crime and criminals, but who are the baddest of the bad guys? This Top 5 list provides a glimpse into some of the most heinous crimes committed ...

Loomis resident featured in Cal Poly’s annual Juried Student Art Show

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two Northern California residents studying graphic design at Cal Poly were in the annual student art show open to the campus’ 20,000 students.   ...

Media Life: Auburn’s All-Time Top 5 Authors

After last week’s foray into the wonderful world of Auburn’s All-Time Top 10 Musicians, Media Life dares to delves into the universe of literary luminaries – of w ...

Loomis student named a Top 100 student at Butler University

  Butler University senior Isabelle Obert has been named one of the Top 100 Students for 2016.  ​Obert, a Butler University education major, is from Loomis. The ...

Local residents inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Three area students, including one from Loomis, were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor socie ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 11, 2006      The Loomis Art Loop, a free studio tour, includes jeweler Doug Horto ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

Media Life: 10 Who Made Auburn All The More 'Ausome'

What makes Auburn so unique and special to the people who live here – and the others who wish they did? Here are 10 names. A drop in  very large bucket. There are many ...

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30th-anniversary celebration April 22

When Placer County Farm Bureau past President Barbara Johnson goes to the podium April 22, she will be honored as a long-time advocate of agricultural education. Johnson, 90, curr ...

DeWitt earns official Historic Place status

A compound of World War II hospital buildings in North Auburn was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The decision by the director of the National Park Ser ...

Shigeo "Shig" Yokote honored

The American Legion Post 775 honored SHIGEO “SHIG” Yokote on March 7, 2016 for his continuous membership of 70 years by presenting him with a 70 year certificate of mem ...

Farewell to former Sierra team doctor

After working with numerous professional athletes throughout his career, including San Francisco’s Jerry Rice, Steve Young and Joe Montana, Roseville’s own Dr. Brack Da ...

Del Oro High School FFA to hold tri-tip dinner fundraiser March 12

The Del Oro FFA will be hosting a tri-tip take-out dinner on Thursday, March 12 to fund conferences for two Loomis - Del Oro FFA events.   Take-out dinners cost $40 which in ...

Loomis fruit grower dies in tractor accident

Eric H. Hansen, a well-known and loved farmer and orchardist, died Feb. 28, following a tractor accident on his farm in Loomis. He was 57. Born June 20, 1958 in Sacramento, Hansen ...