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Raley's employee bags education grant

Amy Wolfley’s goal to go into nursing has been made easier by a grant she has received through the Joyce Raley Teel Scholarship program. This marks the 12th year of the program, ...

Garcia Foundation helps local students attend camp

It has been 10 years since John Garcia died from bacterial meningitis, but his legacy continues through a foundation and scholarships. John, who grew up in Loomis, was a member of ...

Bud's Beat

California voters had their say about politics when they went to cast their votes in last week’s mid-term primary election. They came not in droves but more like dribbles that g ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (June 17, 1960 Issue) A meeting to determine whether or not an anterless deer hunt should be held in Placer County was planned in the county supervisors’ chambers by ...

Senior projects are valuable

Last week while speaking with one of the Loomis town elders, I was informed that Del Oro High School is considering eliminating senior projects. If I were faced with the prospects ...

Fiorina's boast unimpressive

Carly Fiorina touts the fact that she was CEO of HP during a time of prosperity. That would be impressive if the prosperity had not been made on the backs of those that lost jobs t ...

Placer County detective honored for his crime-solviong skills

A Placer Sheriff’s detective was named investigator of the year for the second time in three years for his work solving financial crimes. Detective Jim Hudson was honored with ...

Barbecue at tennis tourney benefits DO girls team

See professional tennis players in action and enjoy a barbecue that benefits the Del Oro girls tennis team this weekend. As part of her senior project, Baylee Moranville will serve ...

Del Oro sends off class of 2010

Graduation day, said Del Oro High School senior Brandon Markin, was icing on the cake. “This is the easy part,” Markin said as he waited with the 350-plus graduates to hear the ...

Loomis war hero Alfred Nitta dies at 87

Loomis lost one of his war heroes on Memorial Day. Alfred Nitta, who fought with the highly decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died May 31, 2010 at the age of 87. Mr. Nitta di ...

Spreading cheer

The 2010-11 Del Oro Cheer Team participated in the Race for the Cure on May 8 in Sacramento, representing cancer survivors. The girls also ran the race in honor of Carly Rockefelle ...

Let's memorialize contributions of Japanese Americans

My generation of Americans of Japanese ancestry owes much to our parents, who ingrained in us the Japanese work ethic, prodded us to pursue higher education and encouraged us to be ...

Bud's Beat

Well, it finally happened. Some brave and responsible California lawmakers are attempting to go where no legislator in recent history has dared to go. They are suggesting, in order ...

Glossy report wastes county's education dollars

Take a look at the annual report of the Placer County Office of Education (I got mine at the Library) and you will have the impression there is no budget crisis for education in Pl ...

Want to go for a mooseback ride?

Franklin Elementary School students in the first-grade class of Carolyn Basque and Kathryn Leupp learned about Canada during the lasg weeks of the school yar. Their classroom was t ...