debbie newton

School board needs change

You have an opportunity to replace a Loomis Union School District incumbent. As a current school board member, Tim Rudolph has been out of touch with the parents, teachers, communi ...

Elementary teaching icons call it a career

Editor’s note: This first installment of a two-part series highlights the careers of retiring Loomis Union School District teachers Lou Ferguson and Debbie Newton. See next weekâ ...

Teachers saying goodbye to Del Oro

Four Del Oro High School teachers will be leaving school in June. Al Newton, Jack Pchelkin and Marilyn Rickabaugh are retiring and Kathy Meyers is leaving Del Oro to work permanent ...

Retiring teachers save jobs

Four pink-slipped Loomis teachers won’t be losing their jobs after all, now that five veteran teachers have accepted a retirement incentive package. The Loomis Union School Distr ...

Loomis school board needs watching

Your school board delights in the fact that you aren’t paying attention. The Loomis Union School District is run by an elitist group of men who abuse the power that they have. ...

Loomis Union offers teachers golden handshake to help cut budget

Loomis teachers and district administrators are wrangling over pay freezes and furlough days as they negotiate labor contracts for next year. The negotiations are part of the Loom ...

Loomis Farmers' Market makes fruitful return

After more than 10 years without a farmers' market in town, fresh fruit and produce fans can now shop at the Loomis Farmers’ Market on Sunday mornings. Local growers of fruits an ...