Seniors

South Placer seniors give back to communities

From visiting home-bound individuals to mending library books, area seniors who volunteer said they enjoy contributing to the health of their communities. Sue Batz, 69, and her hu ...

Finding ways to be healthy can be horseplay

When the first of the year rolls around, many residents look for ways to improve their health. It seems that more often than not, joining a gym is the most common way to achieve t ...

Relax and get fit with yoga

Seniors are among those turning to yoga for fitness and relaxation.  Acknowledging that trend, BridgeYoga, a Loomis yoga studio, began offering a chair yoga class last fall. ...

South Placer seniors earning black belts, staying active

Many older adults have expressed a desire to participate in martial arts, or regret that they didn’t do it while they were younger. As evidenced by those who have successfull ...

Local writer published in latest "Chicken Soup For The Soul" book

It isn’t hard to see why a local woman’s short story was chosen to be in the latest “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book. Loomis resident Alison (Mary) Shelton’s humorous s ...

County vintners and food featured at Taste of Placer County

Local vintners will share the fruits of their labor at the upcoming Taste of Placer County Wine and Food Festival to be held in Loomis next weekend. Thirteen county wineries will ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago June 30, 1961 Mrs. Gerald Winter and Mrs. Joseph Ferreira escorted Cub Scouts of Den 2 aboard the USS Coral Sea in Alameda. Howard Mehl and A.E. Mehl planned to sell ...

Paying tribute to the fallen

Del Oro High School senior Matthew Brennan receives an embrace from American Legion Post 775 Commander Fuzzy Jarnigan during the Memorial Day Ceremony held on May 30 at the Del Oro ...

What's going on in Loomis?

Today Thursday Night Familyfest brightens up downtown Loomis this evening from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 2, and continues weekly through Aug. 25, at the Loomis Depot. Stroll thr ...

Share a meal or two with local seniors

The Senior L.I.F.E. Center is in need of added community support. The center provides meals, socialization, and activities such art, crafts and exercise to the seniors within our c ...

IN BRIEF

HIGH SCHOOL OPEN ENROLLMENT OFFERED Open enrollment forms to attend high schools in the Placer Union High School District are now available. Application forms can be picked up at ...

Getting to Know ... Bill Doty

Q. How long have you been working with Seniors First? A. Since February 2010. Before that I was a contractor down in Gilroy, doing basically the same thing for the city of Morgan H ...

Gold Country Senior Band brings music to the people

The first (and basically only) rule about the Gold Country Senior Band is this: you’ve gotta love music. It doesn’t really matter how old you are, or what instrument you play, ...