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Boroja completes CHP training

Brieanne Borojo of Loomis has completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. Boroja was assigned to duty at the CHP?s San Francisco Area office. Boroja is a 2001 Del Oro High ...

CHP putting on zero tolerance sweep on cell phone, text use

The first annual Sacramento region zero tolerance campaign, aimed at citing drivers who are distracted by cell phone chat or text, is being conducted throughout Sacramento region t ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Don't risk biking without a helmet

Wearing a bike helmet is mandatory for kids, but look around – how many youth are really doing it? Liza Berry, 17, of Loomis, doesn’t ride bikes that often any more, but when ...

CHP to have maximum enforcement Memorial Day weekend

Before heading out on a road trip, barbecue or picnic during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway urges all motorists to drive safely, and buckle up. Memori ...

Tests show alcohol, drugs present in two Auburn-area road deaths

Two Placer County motorists who lost their lives within days of each other in single-vehicle crashes had something else in common. Toxicology tests taken after Newcastle’s Sandr ...

Sheriff: Crime in Loomis is down

Despite two homicides, violent crime and property crime in Loomis and Penryn decreased in 2009, according to Placer County Sheriff’s Department officials. Crimes such as forcible ...

More police are after speeders

Speedy drivers beware: For the next year local cops will saturate the area for motorists driving faster than the limit. With the help of a $587,280 grant from the state Office of ...

Two injured in Penryn crash

The drivers of two vehicles that crashed into each other in Penryn Friday morning, Aug. 21, were taken to the hospital. The accident occurred about 8:50 a.m. on Taylor Road, at the ...

I-80 accident sends driver to hospital with major injuries

A pickup driver was reportedly pinned under their dashboard in a major injury accident on Interstate 80 in Loomis Thursday morning. According to an online report from the Californ ...