Looking Back

Parents Club chooses 'Count Down '64 of the Del Oro Pad' as 1964 Del Oro Carnival theme

50 YEARS AGO July 24, 1964 -- The Del Oro Parents Club chose the theme "Count Down '64 of the Del Oro Pad," for the upcoming Del Oro Carnival. The name given to the ...

Letter from John Mehl of Anchorage: They survived Alaska tidal wave

50 YEARS AGO April 3, 1964 -- Mrs. Mehl of Loomis received a letter from Mr. and Mrs. John Mehl of Anchorage, Alaska stating that they survived a tidal wave catastrophe that swep ...

Garden Club plants tree at Del Oro in memory of Dr. Paul Barnes

50 YEARS AGO March 13, 1964 -- In memory of Dr. Paul Barnes, the Loomis Garden Club planted a tree at Del Oro on Arbor Day. Dr. Barnes practiced medicine in Loomis for many years. ...

Shigeo Yokote related his family's story

50 YEARS AGO March 6, 1964 -- Loomis 4-H member Kathy Nute followed in the steps of her older brother and sister. Both had been County All-Stars and National Award winners. In fac ...

LOOKING BACK: 4-H members gather for field day

50 Years Ago  February 7,1964   Services were held for Charles Weissenfelt, 77, a native of Finland and a local resident since 1906. He was a retired Stone ...

LOOKING BACK: Snow makes its way down to Roseville

50 Years Ago  January 24, 1964   The new Del Oro student body leaders were President Richard Jacobson, Boy VP Dennis Kondo, Girls VP Joyce Watanabe, Secret ...

LOOKING BACK: Bonner boys and Grandpa back from camp

50 Years Ago July 24, 1963 The Loomis Junior Woman's Club completed its third successful Story Hour. Mrs. Bill Elkus, of Penryn, acted as storyteller for 25 youngsters at the ...

LOOKING BACK: Pretty girls from Loomis wanted for the Maid of Placer County contest

50 Years Ago July 5, 1963 John Boyington completed shaping and grading on acreage, formerly in pears, to be seeded for irrigated pasture. His ranch was located one mile east of Lo ...

Nov. 8, 2012 LOOKING BACK

50 Years Ago November 9, 1962 The Loomis Grange, with Ruth Dean presiding, held a memorial service for Andrew K. Rasmussen. He was the acting chaplain at the time of his death. Br ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago November 2, 1962 Services were held for Mrs. Caroline Jane Fellbaum, 60. She and her husband Wayne had purchased the Saramor Café, in Loomis, in February of 19 ...