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Bomhoff conquers Badwater

Greg Bomhoff has gone the distance, again. The Granite Bay resident finished the notoriously difficult Badwater Ultramarathon Tuesday evening with a time of 34 hours, 6 minutes. ...

Budding entrepreneur grows success as Anna Sprout

The entrepreneur behind a new, growing company is a 10-year-old Franklin Elementary School student. When Anna Azevedo decided she wanted to take horseback riding lessons, she set ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 16, 1960 Issue) Less than one third of the voting population of 1,200 in the Loomis Grammar school district turned out Sept. 13 to vote in the school bond elect ...

Pillars of education

Principals Shawn Shaw of Franklin Elementary, Dan Gayaldo of Del Oro High, Glenn Lockwood of H. Clarke Powers Elementary and Rick Judd of Loomis Grammar schools were recognized Aug ...

Renovations, new programs take flight at local schools

Thermometers may still read “summer,” but elementary school parents are busy preparing their children to go back to school. Classes at six of the Loomis district schools start ...

School's out, but work continues on campuses

It’s out with the old and in with the new this summer at two Loomis schools. Franklin Elementary and Placer Elementary schools are undergoing $700,000 in renovations financed thr ...

Elementary school graduates ready for high school

Eighth-graders from six local elementary schools have been graduated and are now the Del Oro High School Class of 2014. “They’ll make Del Oro a better place, they’re a fun, c ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (June 17, 1960 Issue) A meeting to determine whether or not an anterless deer hunt should be held in Placer County was planned in the county supervisors’ chambers by ...

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 week ...