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50 Years Ago September 7, 1962 Loomis 4-H members did exceptionally well at the State Fair. Barbara Pilliard beat out 51 other contestants to win the 4-H showmanship trophy with he ...

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50 Years Ago August 17, 1962 Earl Quong says he had at least doubled fruit production on his ranches by using sprinkler irrigation systems and putting in tile drains. His ranches w ...

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50 Years Ago August 24, 1962 Principal Ralph Goggins, Registrar Marie Hayashida, and Secretary Linda Jones prepared for opening day at Del Oro High School. The Golden Eagle varsi ...

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50 Years Ago July 20, 1962 The national civil defense program furnished survival supplies for 50-person fallout shelters to provide 14-day stores. They included a kit of radiation ...

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50 Years Ago February 23, 1962 Frank Nute conducted a Court of Honor for Troop 12 Boy Scouts of Loomis. Advancement to First Class include Frank Bailey, Robert Bonner, Carl Uyeda, ...

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50 Years Ago February 16, 1962 Services were held for Louis Max Stallman, 79, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a long-time resident of Loomis. Aster Kondo and Shig Kajimura were ...

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50 Years Ago February 9, 1962 Services were held for Loomis pioneer Tanzo Suzuki, 87. He came from Japan in 1900 and lived in Loomis since 1906. Tanzo was a retired farmer and a m ...

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50 Years Ago February 2, 1962 Services were held for Vernon Herman "Dutch" Maier, 64, a WWI veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was the former owner and operator of Ships Bell for a year ...

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50 Years Ago January 26, 1962 Services were held for William Cook, 59. He was raised in Loomis and operated a grocery store downtown for a number of years. For the first time in ...

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50 Years Ago January 19, 1962 Richard Boundy enlarged his irrigation reservoir on his fruit farm south of the old Rock Springs Ranch. Robert Nakamura continued his efforts to drai ...

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50 Years Ago January 12, 1962 Masonic services were held for Lewis Matt Hebuck, 72, a native of Finland and a resident of Rocklin since 1895. He was a retired stonecutter and owne ...

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50 Years Ago January 5, 1962 New Year’s weekend guests of Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas Bailey included Mr. A.D. Bailey; his mother, Mrs. James H. Bailey, of Manhattan Beach; and Mrs. B ...

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50 Years Ago December 22, 1961 Among the businesses expressing Holiday Wishes to all were Blue Goose Growers, Flying A Service, Stan's Watch Shop, Loomis Mutual, McGiffin Auto Par ...

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50 Years Ago December 15, 1961 Loomis Constable Percy Lanouette took possession of an oxygen inhalator donated to the town by Harry Sands, owner of Chapel of the Hills. Mr. and M ...

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50 Years Ago December 8, 1961 Steve March of the Del Oro Parents Club presented a plan for the future football stadium. Access would be from the south through a corridor connectin ...