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Anything is possible for 2012 Del Oro graduates

High school graduation is one of the most exciting times for a young person. One chapter in life is closing and another is about to begin. For graduates it is a time when anyth ...

Loomis rallied in wake of 9/11 tragedy

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 was cloudy and cool in Loomis. I was readying my two older children, then ages 7 and 12, for class at Franklin Elementary School, with my 2-year-old i ...

Bunco Babes fight back at Loomis Relay For Life

Participating in the first Loomis American Cancer Society Relay For Life started out as a way to honor our friends who had battled cancer. The 24-hour event, held Saturday at th ...

From reporter to editor, my passion for Loomis continues

As a reporter and contributing writer, I’ve been telling your stories and sharing the local news with our readers in Loomis and Penryn since 2005. I’ve chronicled your joys, ...

Tired of turkey?

There is only so much turkey or ham a person can handle. After you've eaten it roasted, baked, sandwiched, boiled for soup, chopped for caseroles and shredded for pot pie, what els ...