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Council to name four new planning commissioners

The Loomis Town Council will be naming four planning commissioners for the upcoming term and are seeking residents interested in serving. Each councilmember makes an appointment to ...

Council seats members, committees

The Loomis town council has seated its newly elected members and approved committee appointments, despite unanswered term-limit questions. Rhonda Morillas was seated as the new ma ...

Measure A heads to attorney general

The retroactive issues of Measure A, the Loomis term limits initiative passed by voters in November, is going to the state Attorney General. “At least in a manner of speaking,” ...

Town to ask Attorney General if Measure A is illegal

The retroactive issues of Measure A, the Loomis term limits initiative passed by voters in November, is going to the state Attorney General. The Loomis Town Council, with council ...

Project OK'd despite protest

After eight years on the drawing board, the Rocklin 60 housing project has finally won approval from the Rocklin City Council. The Rocklin council unanimously approved the project ...

Town asks for ruling

A superior court judge will be asked to decide the legality of Measure A’s retroactive start date. The Loomis town council voted at their Nov. 9 meeting to seek clarification fr ...

Council race still too close to call

The election is not over in the Town of Loomis until the Placer County elections office says it is, and election officials say the Loomis council race is too close to call. Only 2 ...

Rocklin 60 housing project plan rejected

The Rocklin Planning Commission has unanimously rejected the proposed map for the Rocklin 60 housing project, which borders Loomis. According to Rocklin city officials, all technic ...

Experienced council is best

Vic Markey's statement in his Loomis News ad on 10/14/10 about deficit spending and taxes is inflammatory and just wrong. The Council actually decreased expenses twice as much as r ...

Public short on financial support

Signs fill street corners and neighborhood yards, but according to campaign statements, there doesn’t seem to be much public participation when it comes to financing the campaign ...

Town settles for $231K

Loomis has settled its lawsuit with the Rocklin Crossings developers for $231,491. Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, said the parties came to an agreement on Sept. 17 and money wil ...

Loomis' ag regulations under fire

Placer County agriculture officials have voiced alarm at plans by the Town of Loomis to put restrictions on agriculture. “The talk of an agricultural EIR (environmental impact re ...

Lowe's lawsuits come to end

Two controversial lawsuits between Rocklin and Loomis are finally over and both sides are claiming victories. The Rocklin Lowe’s project, which would have been located on the Loo ...

Keep the Green economy going

Proposition 23 on the November ballot proposes to suspend AB32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Those supporting Proposition 23 claim that AB32 is hurting the economy. Th ...

Loomis mayor seeks sanctuary for horse rescues

Mayor Gary Liss is searching for 5 to 10 acres of land to establish a temporary horse sanctuary in Loomis. “The horses have the need now. There are horses waiting to be rescued, ...