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Eagle Scouts are inspiring

My name is Tom Reynolds and I’m a Boy Scout with Troop 1045. I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate reading about other scouts who are working on their Eagle Projects ...

Outdoor tribute to veterans draws hundreds

Men and women who have served the U.S. in the armed forces, both past and present, were honored Monday morning at the Memorial Day ceremony held at Del Oro High School’s Gold ...

Mendocino County crash kills one; Newcastle Boy Scouts hurt

POTTER VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A man driving a van full of Boy Scouts from Newcastle died and five of his young passengers were injured in a five-vehicle crash in Mendocino ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (April 14, 1961 Issue) Verne R. Boulton, of Loomis, was one of the 10 scientists representing the United States at an International Measurements Conference to be held ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 10, 1961 Issue) There were 47 donors when the Blood Bank Mobile unit visited Loomis. Eight-time donors included JoAnn Nute, and Keith W. Laird. The visit was s ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (July 8, 1960 Issue) Mr. and Mrs. Francis Holsclaw returned to their Loomis home after living for a year in Mississippi where Mr. Holsclaw was attending school. W.O ...

Scouting is 100 and still going strong

The Loomis Basin has a long tradition of participation in Boy Scouts of America, which was organized in February 1910. Boys join as Tenderfoots and can attain the top rank of Eagle ...

Helping hands from 4-H

Miner’s Ravine 4-H Club members, Cub Scouts from Pack 815 and Boy Scouts in Troop 12 helped out at the 17th annual cioppino dinner sponsored by American Legion John A. Stacker Po ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 5, 1960 Issue) Boy Scouts of Loomis Troop 12, planned its annual potluck dinner an Court of Honor at the Loomis Memorial Hall. The 50th anniversary of Boy Scou ...

Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Boy Scouts of America Troop 12, in Loomis, welcomed new Eagle Scouts Taylor Carrington and Brandon Marshall into their ranks at a Court of Honor held at Veterans Memorial Hall rece ...

Century of Scouting celebrated

The Sacramento Golden Empire council kicked off the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts with a march from Raley Field to the Capitol Mall in Sacramento. Many boys and adult leaders and ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 25, 1959 Issue) Loomis Boy Scouts Troop 12 elected leaders for 1960, as follows: Jack Yokote, Scoutmaster; Bruce Barnes, Ed Horton and Steve Nicholas, Assistant ...

Boy Scouts to serve pancake breakfast

Loomis Boy Scout Troop 12 will host a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday May 9, at Loomis Grange Hall, 6484 Colwell Road, in Penryn. Scouts will serve pancakes, scrambled ...

Scouts till soil for community garden

Boy Scouts from Troop 12 recently prepared the land for a community garden at Sierra Christian Church, located at 5645 Rocklin Road in Loomis. The church is offering garden plots t ...

Support food closet with donations

Boy Scout Troop 12 will collect canned and dried food goods for the local food closet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7. Scouts will be covering the Sunrise Loomis Park area, b ...