Scouting is 100 and still going strong

The Loomis Basin has a long tradition of participation in Boy Scouts of America, which was organized in February 1910. Boys join as Tenderfoots and can attain the top rank of Eagle ...

Potential new wave of H1N1 keeps Placer County vaccine clinics going

Things are relatively flu-free for now but Placer County is girding for a possible third, stronger wave of H1N1. The first two rounds took place last spring and in the late fall. ...

Placer County gets cracking on new chicken-raising rules for homeowners

A new urban chicken movement is all about the eggs. But Placer County is embarking on an effort to put revised chicken-raising rules in place that are more about dogs, fee structur ...

The good and the bad of buying a house in Loomis

Renee Eisert is now settling into her new dream home in Loomis, with the freshly painted walls and new carpet, her family of five now has a place of their own. But if you ask her i ...

Loomis awash in love-ly ideas

It’s Valentine’s Day – when sweethearts must be gifted, carded, flowered and dined – or at least acknowledged. Jim Victorine, of Loomis, said he plans to have dinner with h ...