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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 ...

Sign up for free cell phone emergency alerts

 Since last August, all Placer County residents can receive free emergency alerts from area law-enforcement on their mobile phones and through emails. While emergency alerts ...

Lenten Taizé services open to the public

Shepherd of the Sierra Presbyterian Church members invite community members to join them for weekly Lenten Taizé services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 25. The serv ...

Funds needed to begin construction of Del Oro aquatic center

If $150,000 can be raised this year, Del Oro High School may see construction begin on its new aquatic center, according to school district officials.  Before plans for the $ ...

Loomis school district gears up for kindergarten sign-ups

The Loomis Union School District will hold registration sign-ups during the month of March for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall. Kindergarten is an important pr ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...

First United Methodist Church invites community to ‘Messy Church Service’

First United Methodist Church of Loomis offers “Messy Church Service” for those who would like to know more about Jesus from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. In an attempt to ...