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CalPERS says Loomis Fire permanently hired a 'retired annuitant'

The state and the Loomis Fire Protection District don’t agree on the terms of hiring for Chief Dave Wheeler. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) r ...

Does Loomis Fire audit 'smack of politics?'

The political battle being fought in Loomis over Fire Chief and Town Councilman Dave Wheeler may be spreading to the state level. Loomis Fire Protection District board members ...

Loomis planning commissioner cries foul

A Loomis planning commissioner is crying foul over the mayor’s attempt to oust her. Planning Commissioner Janet Thew has been Mayor Walt Scherer’s appointee to the co ...

Liss supporters plan attorney general challenge of Wheeler council seat

Supporters of Gary Liss, who was not re-elected to the Loomis Town Council, have vowed to challenge whether Dave Wheeler’s seating on the council in December will pose a conf ...

Initiative getting costly

Measure A, the term limits initiative, continues to be a controversial and costly issue for the Town of Loomis. Voters approved the term limits initiative on Nov. 2 and also re-ele ...

Local resident honored for role in town incorporation

Longtime Loomis resident Bill Branch was recently honored by the Loomis Town Council as a kick-off to the celebration of the town’s 25th anniversary. According to the town’s ...