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Saddle up for Fall Gathering at Blue Goose

The historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed opens its doors to cowboys and cowgirls this weekend when the 16th Annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering returns to Loomis. Western lore for all ages co ...

AGROart competition returns to Mountain Mandarin Festival

PlacerArts’ AGROart competition returns to the Mountain Mandarin Festival. Festival dates are Friday through Sunday, Nov. 19 to 21, at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. The ...

AGROart competition returns to Mandarin Festival

PlacerArts’ AGROart Competition returns to the Mountain Mandarin Festival. Festival dates are Friday through Sunday, Nov. 19 to 21, at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. ...

Mountain Mandarin Growers hosting bingo night at Blue Goose

The Assistance League of Greater Placer holds its annual “Bingo Round-Up” fundraiser in April, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed Event Center in Loomis. Utilizing the expertise of A ...

Mixing it up for a good cause

A mixer held Aug. 19 at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed was co-hosted by the South Placer Heritage Foundation, Blue Goose Produce, Alexander’s Horseshoe Bar Grill, Secret Ravine Vineya ...

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 ...

Community Briefs

The season of free summer outdoor concerts, sponsored by the Town of Loomis, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Loomis Depot. The Station Pickers will perform bluegrass musi ...

Show mom a good time on Mother's Day

Mothers will be lauded this Sunday, May 9, by families all across America. Most Mother’s Day celebrations include flowers, dining and outings. Loomis offers numerous celebratory ...

Community Briefs

A presentation on the Downtown Implementation Plan will be made by MIG, the Town of Loomis consultant, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Loomis Depot. The town center design and pr ...

Soroptimist Club donates supplies to KidsFirst

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin recently extended a helping hand to KidsFirst by donating over $1,700 in baby supplies. KidsFirst, with centers in Auburn, Roseville and C ...

Mandarin farmers scramble to beat freeze

Placer County's mandarin growers had their fingers crossed tightly as they watched the thermometer this week. Temperatures were predicted to dip to the freezing point, threatening ...

Shop locally for 'only in Loomis' gifts

You don’t have to travel far to find uniquely Loomis gifts – just take a drive down Taylor Road and make a few stops. Start at Foothill Feed & Gift. Amidst their inventory of ...

Loomis Basin Food Pantry cupboards are bare

With its shelves almost empty, it’s getting harder for the Loomis Basin Food Pantry to help the needy. “Things have changed,” said Gary Doupnik, whose wife, Betty Doupnik, is ...

Taylor Road winds its way through Loomis history

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of three stories on people and places whose influence on the community has earned them recognition as Loomis icons. ICONS OF THE CO ...