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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 ...

Visit Horton Iris Farm pumpkin patch

We want to thank Doug Horton for creating a great pumpkin farm in Loomis. We take our granddaughters each year, and they enjoy the tractor ride, feeding the chickens, and picking o ...

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 ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 6, 1959 Issue) Pack 12 Cub Scouts of Loomis met for their monthly pack meeting with 151 in attendance, the largest on record. The meeting was opened with the fla ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Jan. 2, 1959) Arthur E. Flint, postmaster of the Penryn Post Office for 23 years, was to retire from service effective Dec. 31, 1958. Flint was appointed to the Penry ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (JUNE 27, 1958 Issue) The Placer Union High School Class of 1948 held a reunion at the Sacramento Inn. Among thos attending from Loomis were Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Nelthor ...

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50 YEARS AGO (JUNE 20, 1958 Issue) Through the efforts of Mrs. Theo Brace, president of the women’s club, Mrs. Water Ehrman, past president, Mrs. Ernie Beckett, and Mrs. Adaline ...

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50 YEARS AGO (May 30, 1958 Issue) Forty-three Boy Scouts of Loomis Troop 12 attended the Foothill District camporee at Camp Rader. The Loomis Scouts received the Presidential award ...

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50 YEARS AGO (MAY 23, 1958 Issue) Frank Law was elected as a new school trustee, with a margin of 55 votes. Voting was light in the Loomis precincts with only 230 votes being count ...

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50 YEARS AGO (APRIL 25, 1958 Issue) The Loomis Boy’s Club was planning a dance at Memorial Hall. Admission was 50 cents each. Chaperoned by Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Taylor, dancing w ...

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50 YEARS AGO (APRIL 11, 1958 Issue) An article reprinted from the Jan. 27, 1911 issue of the Loomis Recorder described the Law Brothers firm as among the successful fruit shippers ...
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