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Indoor pool offers year-round lessons

Winter’s chill hasn’t stopped kids from jumping into a local pool and learning to swim like otters. Students of all ages are learning how to swim and improve their technique in ...

Sierra Christian Church celebrates 25th anniversary

The Sierra Christian Church celebrated its 25th anniversary of ministry from its site on Rocklin Road in Loomis on Jan. 23. The nine charter members still active in the congregatio ...

Water park will benefit many

I moved to Loomis a few years ago and love the small-town feeling. I was excited to hear that Loomis was a “family” community and was thrilled with the idea of a water park wit ...

Weigh choices on term limits

As your newest Loomis Town Councilmember, I want to urge every citizen who is interested in finding the best way to resolve the legal questions surrounding Measure A term limits to ...

Gandy graduates boot camp

Private 1st Class Codey Gandy graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Jan. 14. The 20-year-old Rocklin resident is a Del Oro ...

Del Oro rolls in pair of league matchups

Putting it mildly, if their performances last week were any indication, the Del Oro Lady Eagles appear they won’t be taking any prisoners this season in Sierra Foothill League gi ...

Eagles looking for more victories

With the second half of Sierra Foothill League play tipping off this week, the mission is simple for the Del Oro High boys basketball team over its next five games: get wins. The G ...

Lady Eagles top Division 22

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section has released its first of three power ratings for boys and girls basketball teams. The ratings are used by combining non-league and league games to help ...

Flu, cough vaccine clinics offered

Placer County Community Health, in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and school districts in Placer County, is offering five, no-cost vaccination clinic ...

Loomis native Alice Barnes dies

Alice Rippey Barnes, a lifelong Loomis resident, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Her daughter, Lisa Stafford, said Mrs. Barnes was pronounced dead at Sutter Roseville Hospital. She believe ...

Media Life: Cool, quintuple killer left mark on Placer crime annals

In the world of high crimes and misdemeanors, baby-faced quintuple killer Ray Latshaw tops an ignominious list in Placer County. The recent retirement of District Attorney Brad Fe ...

Lazarus Project pitches affordable housing tract

A non-profit group has proposed a 46-unit, low-income rental community in Loomis. The Lazarus Project, Inc. and Mercy Housing asked the Loomis Planning Commission at their Jan. 18 ...

Budding entrepreneur grows success as Anna Sprout

The entrepreneur behind a new, growing company is a 10-year-old Franklin Elementary School student. When Anna Azevedo decided she wanted to take horseback riding lessons, she set ...

Sign will greet motorists

A monument sign is being constructed in the median on Taylor Road near Brace Road and Sierra College Boulevard. The sign, at the entry to Loomis, is the Eagle Scout project of Del ...

Penryn museum is open weekends

In the late 19th century, the currently Griffith Quarry Museum building served as the office of Griffith Griffith and his Penryn Granite Works. The surrounding 23-acre park contain ...