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Loomis' ag regulations under fire

Placer County agriculture officials have voiced alarm at plans by the Town of Loomis to put restrictions on agriculture. “The talk of an agricultural EIR (environmental impact re ...

Town debates agricultural review

The Loomis Planning Commission is considering the requirement of an environmental review for agricultural open space planned within a residential subdivision. According to Perry ...

Town of Loomis aiming for master plan balance

The Town of Loomis and its consultants are trying to find a balance between competing needs. During recent public meetings and workshops, MIG has been wading through issues and opi ...

New technologies make conserving rain water easier

Don’t let recent rains fool you. A drought is still affecting California. When the rains do stop, Loomis residents Mark and Janet Thew will have plenty of water to wash their do ...

Councilman appeals approval of subdivision

Loomis Town Councilman Miguel Ucovich has appealed the recent planning commission approval of a subdivision that allows five existing homes to remain on a one-acre lot on property ...

Liss will add 'energy, skills' to council

I respect my colleagues on the Planning Commission, but they have a very different take on things than I do. Here's what I see. Thanks to the current council majority, the town did ...

Officials ponder possible Brown Act violations

Mike Hogan, chairman of the Loomis Planning Commission, believes that three planning commissioners, including him, may have inadvertently been involved in a possible violation of t ...

Councilman says serial meetings 'appear to violate the Brown Act'

In a recent letter (Loomis News, Aug. 7, 2008), Planning Commissioner Jean Wilson took me to task for criticizing her, along with her fellow commissioners and their appointing coun ...

Commissioner has another perspective on Montserrat development

I'd like to provide another perspective on the Montserrat tree plan. There were many reasons for my no vote, not least of which is that most of my numerous questions and concerns ...