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Town engineer leaving after 16 years on the job

Tuesday was Brian Fragiao’s last day as Loomis town engineer and public works director, a position he has held for 16 years. “I really did not expect a 16-year run whe ...

Loomis roads slated to be improved

With the completion of Blue Anchor Park and related projects, Loomis public works is focusing on local roads. Road improvement and upkeep projects totaling $700,000 are on tap for ...

Council approves ‘costly’ tree preserve

The Loomis Town Council approved turning a subdivision site into a tree mitigation bank or nature preserve, but one council member thinks it’s too costly. The council voted 3-1, ...

Horseshoe Bar onramp closed nightly

19LO Horseshoe Bar Road onramp closure Caltrans has begun closing the westbound onramp from Horseshoe Bar Road to Interstate 80 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5.a.m., accordin ...

Bid on new park base work OK'd

The first phase of the new Loomis downtown park will soon become a reality. Koch Excavating, Inc., of Penn Valley, presented the lowest bid of $466,910 to complete the base work ...

New speed limits for some Loomis streets

Speed limits are going up on some Loomis roads, but don’t count on getting a free ride to drive faster. According to Bob Brodovsky, Placer County Sheriff’s deputy and Loomis t ...

Road work coming to King Road

Road improvements are scheduled to begin next week on King Road, from Sierra College Boulevard to Taylor Road. According to Brian Fragiao, engineer for the Town of Loomis, preparat ...

Loomis-area roadwork motoring along

Roadwork may bring improvements, but it can be a real nuisance for drivers. Many Loomis Basin roads are under construction and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and Cal ...

Pay abuses 'very unlikely'

Scandals over grossly overpaid city administrators and elected officials have locals wondering if the same could happen in Loomis. According to Perry Beck, town manager, it’s ...

Town design is a go

The face of downtown Loomis is scheduled for change. The Town of Loomis has approved the elements and parking lot design for the new depot park and has approved the design componen ...

Loomis budget $294,000 in the red

Loomis is facing a $294,000 budget shortfall and road improvements may be on the chopping block. “We’re looking at everything right now,” Perry Beck, town manager, said when ...

Town Council, Planning Commission to meet next week

The configuration of the parking lot at Loomis Depot Park will be presented to the Loomis Planning Commission and the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Committee at a special combin ...

Signal light at Swetzer and King roads to reduce traffic congestion

A new traffic signal being planned for the intersection of Swetzer and King roads is expected to relieve traffic congestion. “It’s a great thing,” said Steve Dietz, owner of ...

Loomis taps firm to design new park

A new park that will stretch from the Loomis Depot to Walnut Street just got one step closer to becoming a reality. Omni-Means, an engineering and planning firm, was chosen by the ...

Meeting tonight on bridge closures

Plans by Caltrans to close Loomis bridges over Interstate 80 for several months will devastate Loomis businesses, a town official said. “Times are tough. This would really hurt ...