Sisters to sow deep roots in Loomis with large convent

A group of Roman Catholic sisters, who wear traditional habits, are in the process of building a large convent in Loomis. The Domenican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, a ...

Placer County supes give support to urban chicken raising

Placer County supervisors made it easier Tuesday for most homeowners to have up to six chickens. No roosters, guinea hens and peahens will be allowed under a zoning amendment appr ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

Special meeting on Measure A set for Friday

The process of putting term limits into effect continues when the Loomis Town Council holds a workshop and special meeting at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Loomis Depot. A closed ...

Pink slips coming for Loomis teachers?

Pink slips are on the horizon as the Loomis Union School District prepares to budget for the upcoming school year. The state has directed schools to plan for the worst – the def ...

Thieves steal identity, go on spending spree

A Loomis woman is trying to put her financial life back together after her identity was stolen. “It’s been hell,” said Paula Morgan. While Morgan is not being held responsi ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 3, 1961 Issue) Ed Brown was president of the Aero Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. F. Hooper reported that a new business sign had been installed on Highway 40,just out ...

Broad-based conservation plan gets Placer supes nod

A new roadmap for Western Placer County growth and land preservation is on its way to federal and state offices. Nearly a decade since first being proposed, the Placer County Cons ...

Weidel on Wheels: Outlander Sport can get the job done

Although the snow wasn’t falling too heavily, the wind that was whipping around Laramie, Wyo., as the new year approached was enough to make this driver stay off the treacherous ...