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Army Spc. Michael A. Harstrick graduates from basic combat training

Army Spc. Michael A. Harstrick recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee rec ...

Bickford Ranch development starting up again

After a five-year hiatus, the Bickford Ranch development located between Loomis and Lincoln is being revived. Revisions to the Placer County Board of Supervisors-approved pla ...

Truly Random and Sweet Thangs Sweet Shop ribbon cutting was Wednesday

A Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for the new owner of Truly Random and her addition of candy at Sweet Thangs Sweet Shop was Wednesday. Gigi MacTaggart is the new ...

High Hand Art Gallery II expands

While last Sunday belonged to football fans, this Sunday belongs to art aficionados. That’s because the High Hand Art Gallery at 3750 Taylor Road is expanding by taking over ...

Del Oro football club embezzler gets jail time

Nine months after she turned herself in at Placer County Jail, the former president of the Del Oro Junior Eagles Football Cheer Club was sentenced Tuesday to jail time, probation a ...

Warm, dry winter sees unseasonable mosquito activity

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports an increase in calls from Placer County residents, especially on the western border, where mosquito activity has increase ...

Media Life: Homegrown Auburn film talent returns with “Mudbloods”

It’s a homecoming week of sorts for Auburn native Eric F. Martin and he’s bringing along his latest film to show at the State Theatre. Martin, Placer High Class of 200 ...

Volunteers, donations needed for Safe and Sober Grad Night

 If things go as planned, Del Oro High School’s 2015 graduates will have a safe and sober celebration when they graduate in June, said Safe and Sober Grad Night committe ...

“Produce Alive” aquaponic farm offers high-nutrient organic vegetables

Erik Powell has always enjoyed growing small home gardens. But it wasn’t until the 29-year-old Loomis businessman saw an Internet video about aquaponic farming — growi ...

Whether Loomis library hour reductions are temporary is unknown, as of now

The Loomis Library, as of Monday, is now open 24 hours weekly instead of 32 hours weekly, due to restructuring by the Placer County library department.  Whether the eight red ...

Be a team player and designate a sober driver Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is one of the most celebrated sporting events in the world, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).   As one of the most anticipated sporting eve ...

Media Life: Auburn premieres local link to “All-American Makers”

A garage opens. The light from outside illuminates the screen. And a new show on the Science Channel debuts. At North Auburn’s DeWitt Theater, the audience at the local prem ...

Loomis/Rocklin Rotary celebrates 50th anniversary

Although the Loomis/Rocklin Rotary Club will continue to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015, they have no intention of limiting the festivities to one event, according to club ...

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts Ultimate Girl’s Night Out fundraiser Jan. 29

Women are invited to the “It’s in the Bag – the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out” designer-purse fundraiser hosted by Soroptimist International of Loomis Bas ...

Parents should attend Feb. 10 meeting for children entering kindergarten next year

An informational meeting about transitional kindergarten/kindergarten registration will be held for all schools at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Franklin Elementary School gym. Franklin E ...