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Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 16, 1960 Issue) Pacific Gas and Electric Company planned to build a 200,000 gallon elevated water storage tank, at a cost of $100,000, to increase the supply i ...

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 ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Aug. 19, 1960 Issue) Students at Del Oro High School and Loomis Union School District were preparing to return to school on Sept. 6. Mrs. Wes Naylor and children, ...

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 ...

Teacher receives grant for social skills training class

Linda Gessner has learned that social skills play an important part in her students’ ability to learn. That’s why she has been working closely with some of her second-graders a ...

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 ...

Community Briefs

A presentation on the Downtown Implementation Plan will be made by MIG, the Town of Loomis consultant, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Loomis Depot. The town center design and pr ...

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 ...

Volunteers raise money to save PE

Volunteers are racing to generate funds to save the physical education program at six schools in the Loomis Union School District. Loomis Basin Education Foundation members and an ...

Young musicians hit the high honor notes

Five talented eighth-graders rose to the occasion when they represented the Loomis Union School District’s advanced band at a regional performance. Tristan Naess and Jacob Warden ...