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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 ...

Fourniers' passion for farming grows

As a young man growing up on a farm in Lodi, Stephen Fournier’s first job was pruning grapes. Decades later, he has brought his love of growing things to Penryn, where he and his ...

Jimmy Buffet tribute band to perform at Blue Goose

Garratt Wilkin and The Parrotheads will present a Jimmy Buffet tribute concert at 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Blue Goose Fruit shed. Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the do ...

Pablo to 'Cruise' into Blue Goose Fruit Shed

Pablo Cruise has been singing “Love Will Find a Way” since 1978, and Steve Price, the band’s drummer and Loomis resident, has found a way to bring the group to his home town. ...

There's plenty of 'ribbing' at charity dinner

One group of volunteers who participates in an annual community fundraiser gets a lot of ribbing. They’re the chefs from Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Small Animal and Exotics w ...

Make mom feel special

Want to make mom feel special on Mother’s Day? Gifts from the heart are always the best, but giving her a little slice of Loomis in the form of a gift or gift certificate from a ...