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Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Calendar of events for March 12 - 18

Thursday, March 12   Buttons ‘n’ Bows Square Dance Club meets from 7to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Rock Creek Elementary School,& ...

Looking back week of Mar. 5

      1 Year Ago March 6, 2014      Eggplant Festival looks to its roots – The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce is turning to ...

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 ...

Friends tell county library director not to close Loomis branch

Placer County director of library services Mary George had a mixed message to Friends of the Loomis Library members at the Friends Feb. 26 regular meeting. George told the Friends ...

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 ...

Hisa Nimura Horiuchi remembered

On Nov. 30, 2014, Hisa Nimura Horiuchi passed away at her home in Loomis, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was 89. Horiuchi was born in Sacramento to Junic ...

Media Life: Movie, TV memories anchor Auburn man’s richly textured life

Open any door in Auburn – with permission of course – and there’s a story behind worth hearing. Perhaps many more. Over the past decade, Media Life has been a ch ...

County library director to recommend closing Loomis Library

Whether the Loomis Library closes is now up to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. That’s according to Placer County director of library services Mary George. On Mo ...

Del Oro High School grad named “Sailor of the Year”

A graduate of Del Oro High School was recently named the recipient of a prestigious military award, according to a U.S. Naval Air Force Reserve representative.  Petty Officer ...

Franklin Elementary hosts 15th annual family reading night Monday

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Franklin Elementary School will host its 15th annual Family Reading Night from 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The event, open to the public, w ...

Dorothy and her friends visit Loomis on March 7

Greentree Children’s Ballet Company will perform “The Wizard of Oz” at Del Oro Theater at 7 p.m. March 7. Greentree Children’s Ballet Company is a nonprofi ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

Identity Theft a Major Concern on the IRS Annual “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams to Avoid

    The Internal Revenue Service today issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers to watch out for identity theft at tax time, one of the year’s “Dirty ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...