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Loomis Grammar students design school playground

If kids were allowed to design a playground what would they choose? A swimming pool, a zip line, a bounce house? These were just a few of the ideas suggested by 64 Loomis Grammar ...

Bob Hansen remembered as remarkable and caring

Born on the Loomis family farm where he lived and farmed most of his life, Robert E. “Bob” Hansen died April 17 in Roseville. At a celebration of life Friday at the Bl ...

Thinking about starting your own business?

Owning your own business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do in life so make sure you are prepared to succeed.  Here are five basic things to c ...

Diane Nicholas’ Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue competing for $10,000 in award money

To vote by Saturday: visit http://ladygodivaprogram.com/finalists. You can vote once a day. Diane Nicholas’ Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue competing for $10,000 in award money ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Uptain to become superintendent of Placer Hills Union School District

After 22 years with the Loomis Union School District (LUSD), Franklin Elementary School Principal Cindy Uptain will take the top position in a nearby school district. In an April ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

New Loomis Planning Commissioner is family man first

Tim Onderko, the newest member of the Loomis Planning Commission, said this week that his role as a family-man is the reason he moved to Loomis four years ago and the reason he is ...

Jean Wilson honored as senior volunteer

Loomis Planning Commissioner Jean Wilson was honored as one of 20 nominees for Placer County Senior of the Year Service Awards. A luncheon on April 16 recognized senior volunteers ...

Loomis Self Storage a business that expanded multiple times during the recession

Loomis Self Storage was opened by Nancy and Brian Hogan in late 2004. “At that time, all we knew about the storage business was what we read on the Internet and what we had ...

Rodeo clown is goodwill ambassador in baggy pants

In the world of rodeo, when you do good, you get a shiny silver buckle – not a trophy or a plaque. And rodeo clown Justin Rumford, who will be appearing next weekend at the ...

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 ...