janet thew

Putting out the welcome mat for wildlife

National Wildlife Federation volunteer ambassador Janet Thew has always enjoyed animals and the outdoors. But when the Thews purchased their rural Loomis property 14 years ago, it ...

Scherer resigns, Ucovich appointed interim mayor

Mayor Walt Scherer officially resigned from Loomis Town Council at the Oct. 8 meeting, marking the end to 27 years of service to the town. Council appointed Councilmember Miguel U ...

Loomis Mayor Scherer to resign from council

In a surprise announcement at the Loomis Town Council meeting, Mayor Walt Scherer said he planned to resign from office to allow a Loomis business owner to serve out his term. Sch ...

Loomis planning commissioner cries foul

A Loomis planning commissioner is crying foul over the mayor’s attempt to oust her. Planning Commissioner Janet Thew has been Mayor Walt Scherer’s appointee to the co ...

Is Scherer trying to fire his planning commissioner?

Loomis Mayor Walt Scherer is accused of proposing changes to the Municipal Code so he can remove his appointed planning commissioner Janet Thew from office without involving the re ...

Priory approved with conditions

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eurcharist will have a Loomis priory, now that the planning commission has approved the project. Local resident John O’Brien said of ...

Tree Ordinance vital to our green infrastructure

We all know the basics of infrastructure – roads, buildings, utility systems. They are community assets that connect all of us. Green infrastructure is our natural life support ...

Town appoints new planning commissioners

The Loomis Town Council has appointed four new planning commissioners to oversee development. The council, at the Feb. 8 meeting, unanimously approved appointments made by councilm ...

Council to name four new planning commissioners

The Loomis Town Council will be naming four planning commissioners for the upcoming term and are seeking residents interested in serving. Each councilmember makes an appointment to ...

Get facts; don't believe rumors

The campaign ad for realtor Vic Markey is just loaded with whoppers. There is no proposal or desire to double development fees. In fact, with reduced property values and constructi ...