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Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 10, 1961 Issue) Due to problems involved in the graduation of seniors from three different schools in the same district, graduation exercises at Del Oro High Sc ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 12, 1960 Issue) Del Oro High school students wound up the first semester of the school with completion of semester exams. Also coming to an end was the basketb ...

Time to turn the page on old calendars

Leave your 2009 worries and woes behind, 2010 is here. It’s time to toss out that old calendar and start the next year with a clean, uncluttered slate. You can find calendars f ...

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 ...

Main Drug Store a Loomis mainstay for 65 years

If endurance is a sign of an icon, then the Takemoto family and their Main Drug Store certainly fit the bill. The drug store is still family owned, almost 65 years after it was sta ...