eggplant festival

Eggplant takes center stage this Saturday

Loomis chefs will be slicing, dicing, grilling and pureeing during the Eggplant Festival this Saturday as they answer the age old question –how do you cook eggplant? Professiona ...

Community Calendar

A book sale fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at 2166 Swetzer Road in Penryn. Proceeds benefit Scooter's Pals, an animal-rescue grou ...

Community Calendar

Black Bear Outdoors, located at 3587 Taylor Road, will hold a free class on paintball tricks and techniques at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. At 8 a.m. the following day, meet at the sto ...

Community Briefs

A silent auction of vintage western paperback novels is being held by the Friends of the Penryn Library. Bidding ends at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20. The books are on display at the Pe ...

Community Briefs

Gold Country Wildlife Rescue will hold a membership drive meeting for people interested in volunteering with the 28-year-old organization from 5 to 8 p.m. today at its new intake c ...

Eggplant chicken event was a success

Many residents of Loomis may not notice the current economic environment of Loomis businesses by just driving down Taylor Road. But our downtown business community has been facing ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 2, 1959 Issue) Loomis Sea Scouts of Ship 12 attended the first of several training sessions for the Winter Olympics at Camp Pahatsi and Squaw Valley. Loomis boys ...

Volunteers thanked for making Eggplant Festival a success

I would like to say “Thank You” to all the great people who helped make this year’s Eggplant Festival a huge success. Without the many hours spent by our special volunteers w ...

Meet artist Brenda Dominguez today

Local artist Brenda Dominguez, who created the 2008 Loomis Eggplant Festival logo, will show her award-winning paintings and drawings at the Flower Farm Coffee House. Meet the arti ...

Eggplant, eggplant, eggplant

Imagine a 13-course meal – all eggplant. For Loomis residents Tom Millward, Ellie Ramsey, Sue Johnston and Lisa Peters – judges all at for the Loomis Eggplant Festival’s Cook ...