loomis

Speed up security screenings

I am getting very tired of the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, and her politically correct screening at our airports that does not allow profiling of people who h ...

Keep politics out of science

Science saves lives, informs how we manage valuable resources, and provides the basis for much of what we buy when we go holiday shopping. Using project titles and short public abs ...

Farm, food conference set for Feb. 5

PlacerGROWN’s annual Food & Farm Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at Lincoln High School, 790 J St., in Lincoln. The conference will focus on marketing and agrotourism a ...

Celebrity chefs wanted

The Auburn 49er Lions Club is planning the Silver Anniversary Celebrity Chefs Cooking for Community Service event. It will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday March 3, in the ...

Duarte elected to county fair board

Directors for three openings on the Placer County Fair Board were elected Jan. 10 at the annual meeting of the Placer County Fair Association. Incumbent David Henry, Roseville, was ...

Take up gardening with the masters

Placer Nature Center and UCCE Placer County Master Gardeners have teamed up once again to present a series of green gardening workshops. The workshops, open to all ages, are presen ...

Del Oro girls post quality win

The Del Oro Lady Eagles made short work of a pair of Sierra Foothill League foes last week and then for good measure did the same to a quality non-league foe Saturday afternoon. L ...

Boys take two SFL losses on chin

It was a tough week to say the least for the Del Oro boys basketball team. In a pair of tightly played Sierra Foothill League games, the Golden Eagles slipped to 1-2 in league act ...

Book sale benefits animal rescue groups

A booksale fundraiser, to benefit Gold Country Wildlife and Piece of Peace Animal Sanctuary, will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29 and 30, at 2166 Swetze ...

Ex-football star pleads to burglary, impersonating a cop

A Rocklin man originally facing charges of extortion can now expect a sentencing at his next court date. Chad Richard Mowry, who was 26 when he was arrested in July, pleaded no co ...

See the Sierra in a different way

Get to know the Sierra Nevada more intimately through the words of more than 75 observers of the majestic mountains. “The Illuminated Landscape, A Sierra Nevada Anthology,” is ...

Perry Beck to retire

At last week’s council meeting, Town Manager Perry Beck announced his plan to retire on Sep. 30 after serving at Loomis’ helm for 11 years. Beck, 64, said September will be a g ...

Bud's Beat

When I was a little tyke, I had as my bedside companion a small, four-tube radio. Radios had tubes in those days. It was a comforting feeling to have a faithful friend to listen t ...

Soundstrategies makes being on hold easier

Two Sacramento radio veterans have used sound strategies to create a successful business. Erik St. John, of Newcastle, and Larry DuBois, of Loomis, are partners in an audio and vid ...

DeWings celebrate 50 years

Carl and Carole DeWing celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Dec. 25 in Hawaii. They renewed their wedding vows at the First Congregational Church in Lahaina, Ma ...