Dave Wheeler

Del Oro High School completes graduation - three days later sans heat

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the co ...

Barn fire closes Horseshoe Bar Road in downtown Loomis

Horseshoe Bar Road was temporarily closed Monday afternoon as firefighters responded to a barn fire. Loomis Fire Protection Chief Dave Wheeler said a Loomis fire fighter saw smoke ...

Loomis man dead, female pedestrian injured in accident

A Loomis man is dead and a female pedestrian was injured after two accidents involving the same limousine vehicle occurred on Saturday morning on Taylor Road between Sierra College ...

Citizens threaten Loomis mayor with recall, Wheeler will take council seat

An action and discussion item on the town council meeting agenda on Tuesday drew a crowd of 100 and threats of recall for two council members. Mayor Sandra Calvert, who supported ...

Loomis elder care staffer prepared lethal mushroom soup

It’s a story that plays out often in California once the fall rainy season starts and mushrooms sprout: Someone unintentionally picks and eats a poisonous variety, leading to ...

Two dead, four sick after eating wild mushrooms at Loomis elder care home

 (AP) — Two residents of a Loomis assisted living facility have died and four others are hospitalized after eating soup with wild mushrooms, authorities said. Plac ...

READER INPUT: Win or lose

We need good, honest people to engage in the political process. My run for Town Council was my first attempt at a political office.  It was one of the most difficult things I& ...

Liss supporters plan attorney general challenge of Wheeler council seat

Supporters of Gary Liss, who was not re-elected to the Loomis Town Council, have vowed to challenge whether Dave Wheeler’s seating on the council in December will pose a conf ...

Could uncounted ballots affect Loomis council election?

Tens of thousands of Placer County ballots remain uncounted, according to Ryan Ronco, Placer County assistant recorder-registrar. Ronco said 14,000 absentee ballots turned in at v ...

Wheeler, Morillas win Loomis Town Council race

Loomis Town Council candidates Dave Wheeler and Rhonda Morillas have won in the posted election results, with Wheeler receiving 42 percent of the vote, and Morillas receiving 34 pe ...