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European beverages with Loomis twist welcome weekend

Local residents looking for “la dolce vita” do not have far to go to find it. Four Loomis establishments are making it a little easier to slow down to a savor-the-mome ...

Opera comes to Loomis

High Hand Fruit Sheds debuts a night of opera Thursday and Saturday to benefit a toddler battling leukemia. Students in the Opera Workshop at California State University, Sacr ...

Local vintners open shared wine tasting room

The High Hand fruit shed loading dock is seeing fruit movement again, but now it’s grapes turned into wine. In October, three local vintners – Ciotti Cellars, Cristaldi Vineya ...

Community Calendar

Eagle Youth Water Polo is will hold a clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Del Oro High School pool. The clinic is open to boys and girls, in grades three to ei ...

Community Calendar

A candidate night for Republican candidates for the 4th Assembly District will be hosted by the Republican Congress of Placer County at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Veterans Memor ...

Loomis loses a patron of local history in Barnes

Loomis lost a member of one of its pioneer families when Alice May Rippey Barnes died Jan. 29, 2011 at the age of 76. Barnes was a founding member and president of the Loomis Basin ...

Community Calendar

A “Cowboy Dinner & Big Bucks Saloon Night” fundraiser for Penryn Elementary School will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Events will i ...

Gov. Wilson visits Loomis

Former California Gov. Pete Wilson, and his wife, Gayle, were visitors to Loomis in November. They made stops at Main Drug Store and the High Hand Cafe.

Community Calendar

A meeting to discuss proposed changes to a mixed-use development on Taylor Road proposed by the Lazarus Project has been set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Fellowship Hall of ...

Community Calendar

The Loomis Friends of the Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, and 11 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29. Donations are accepted; call 652-7061. A ...

Toss around these local New Year's Eve hot spots

It’s not too late to make plans for having a memorable New Year’s Eve. Whether it’s going out for dinner, dancing or a show, or spending the evening at home, there are plenty ...

Community Briefs

One lane of Brace Road near Sierra College Boulevard is scheduled to be closed for a portion of the day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 3, for utility work, depending on ...

Community Briefs

A book sale fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27 and 28, at 2166 Swetzer Road in Penryn. The sale will benefit Scooter’s Pals, an animal-rescu ...

Enjoying the shade

The High Hand Nursery complex was buzzing over the Labor Day holiday weekend as locals, as well as out-of-town visitors, explored nursery complex.

Tomatoes are focus of weekend gathering

Just like his “girls” — Rosie, Betsy and Ophelia — Dave Faoro loves tomatoes. The barred rock chickens get to munch on tomatoes Faoro picks from the 18 tomato beds in the 1 ...