Loomis farmers market offers buyers a local bounty

Knowing where your food is coming from is one of the main reasons to shop at a farmers’ market, according to Gordon Poulsen of Willow Creek Ranch. Poulsen’s produce topped nume ...

Don't spark a fire while preventing one

Doing the right thing the wrong way can have disastrous results, especially when clearing property to prevent wildfires. According to Chelsea Fox, spokesperson for Cal Fire, a res ...

Bringing home a new spin on sports

When I moved to Loomis 20 years ago, it didn’t matter to me where I was. I was in the right place so long as I had a basketball to play with. That’s how it is when you’re 5. ...

Hidden Falls Park gets Placer funds over rec district protests

Weathering strong opposition from the Auburn Recreation District, Placer County supervisors approved a $150,000 request today for developer fees to help fund the expansion of Hidde ...

Homeless man who opened illegal bar in Penryn’s vacant Valencia Club faces more charges

A homeless man who the Placer County Sheriff’s Department discovered illegally selling alcohol out of the vacant Valencia Club bar in Penryn is now facing a felony burglary charg ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (July 22, 2010 Issue) Penryn residents would begin receiving their first trated water service during August from the $80,000 treatment plant Pacific Gas and Electric ...

Rodeo cowboy gives Penryn’s landmark Valencia Club new life

Roseville’s Deborah Goodwill craned her neck as she was driving along Taylor Road, saw an open door at the Valencia Club and slowed to ask a question. “Are they ever going to o ...

Jamie Chinn harnessing puppy power

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the constant companion of the most popular guy in high school? Recent Del Oro High School graduate Jaime Chinn, of Penryn, knows exactly how ...

Local cookbook serving up 'Real Food'

Placer County is extraordinarily edible. Joanne Neft and Laura Kenny spent each Monday in 2009 creating and serving dinner for eight in Neft’s Auburn home. Neft, a longtime agri ...