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Loomis Basin Iris tour opens this weekend

The free Loomis Basin Iris Tour and Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, April 23 through 25. Tour sites include the Horton Farm Iris Garden, located at 7440 King Road, at t ...

Optimistic businesses buck the odds

Against all odds, some bold entrepreneurs have opted to open or expand a local business in 2009. Maddison Bell, 24, opened Minx Salon and Spa in October. The beauty salon is locat ...

See trees in their splendor

High-Hand Nursery will hold free walking tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. High-Hand is located at 3750 Taylor Road.

Gardeners bring home the colors of the season

You don’t have to go to New England to enjoy fall color – autumn in Loomis can be quite spec-tacular, too. A palette of fiery oranges, brilliant yellows and smoldering reds ado ...

Make mom feel special

Want to make mom feel special on Mother’s Day? Gifts from the heart are always the best, but giving her a little slice of Loomis in the form of a gift or gift certificate from a ...

This fish tale has a happy ending

Several longtime residents of Penryn are living in temporary quarters, while their home gets a makeover. The inhabitants in this case are koi fish, which until recently filled the ...

Composting provides 'black gold' for planting

Decomposition happens. According to Placer County Master Gardener Julie Barbour, composting is simply making it happen “in a specific area and hoping for a certain result in a c ...

Diners enjoy fine food, views at High-Hand Conservatory

When you ask people what they like best about the restaurant at High-Hand Nursery, they all agree it is the setting, along with the food. High-Hand Conservatory serves lunch, dinn ...