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50 Years Ago December 1, 1961 Former Loomis resident Ernest Warren passed away at his home in Orland, Calif. He operated a dairy in Loomis for many years. Frank Nute, Jr. receiv ...

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50 Years Ago November 24, 1961 Mrs. Marguerite Webb was installed as Worthy Matron at the 65th Installation of Penryn Order of the Eastern Star. Hosting the event were Mr. and Mrs ...

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50 Years Ago November 17, 1961 Ruby Horton contributed a poem, "The Road to Happiness," to the newspaper in memory of her late husband R.E. Horton. In the near future there woul ...

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50 Years Ago November 10, 1961 Jack Yokote, Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 12 of Loomis, was honored at the Region 12 meeting in Las Vegas. He received the Silver Antelope, the hi ...

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50 Years Ago November 3, 1961 Loomis Boy Scout Troop 12 held a Board of Review led by committee members Frank Nute, Hiroshi Takemoto, Percy Lanouette, Ted MacDonald, Harvey Carlis ...

What's going on in Loomis?

FRIDAY The Friends of the Loomis Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, and from 11a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Loomis Library. ...

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50 Years Ago October 27, 1961 Del Oro freshman class officers Patti Takahashi, Yvonne Carothers, and Carla Gaughenbaugh were in charge of a car wash fundraiser. Putting in mor ...

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50 Years Ago October 20, 1961 Services were held for Fanny V. Fredriksson, 82, a native of Finland. She and her husband Axel were ranchers in Loomis. A Mass was said for Manuel Br ...

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50 Years Ago October 6, 1961 Services were held for Fred M. O'Conner, 79. He was born in Rocklin and moved to Loomis at the age of one. Fred worked as a fruit rancher, was employe ...

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50 Years Ago September 29, 1961 David Takagishi was the Sunday School Superintendent for the Loomis Methodist Church. Mrs. Towner's 1st graders at Placer School were shocked to ...

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50 Years Ago September 22, 1961 The Central Gas Co. of Loomis provided the booth for the Placer County Tuberculosis and Health Assoc. A map of TB cases in the county was displaye ...

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50 Years Ago September 15, 1961 Loomis 4-H member Barbara Crossley showed her Hereford heifer "Sugar" at the Auburn Fair. For the first time ever, Sierra Jr. College opened with ...

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50 Years Ago September 8, 1961 Loomis 4-H member Patty Crossley groomed her Hereford steer, "Four Bits," for the Auburn Fair. Butch Hooper and Sharon Lamb attended the Jr. Leade ...

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50 Years Ago Septembers 1, 1961 Services were held for Theodore Ernest Herrington, 67, a veteran of WWI. He operated the B and B Café, in Loomis. Loomis 4-H members visited t ...

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50 Years Ago August 25,1961 Several race horses were saved as a barn on Bankhead Road was destroyed by a fire. Mrs. Sue Hansen hosted the Mustn't Miss Bridge Club meeting. Memb ...