Loomis

Loomis mule gets called up to big leagues

Jerry the mule has had success at herding cows and competitively jumping against other mules, and now Saturday, he will take the field as mascot-for-the-day for the Oakland A&rsquo ...

Loomis residents donate to help Del Oro ag department

Loomis residents have donated nearly $1,500 to the Del Oro High School agriculture department, which was hit by burglars in April for almost that amount. Regina Dvorak, one of the ...

Town engineer leaving after 16 years on the job

Tuesday was Brian Fragiao’s last day as Loomis town engineer and public works director, a position he has held for 16 years. “I really did not expect a 16-year run whe ...

Things to do - calendar for week of June 4 - 10

Thursday, June 4 Loomis Thursday Night Family Fest is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through July 30 at the Train Depot Plaza in downtown Loomis. Free. Event includes bounce houses, s ...

Camps aplenty

If you’re a young athlete and want to attend a sports camp this summer, you don’t have to look much further than what the athletic programs at Del Oro High are offering ...

Loomis-area residents comment on Bickford Ranch revisions at MAC meeting

Horseshoe Bar-Penryn area residents may still influence aspects of a pre-approved housing development for southeastern Placer County. Although the Bickford Ranch housing developme ...

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Two longtime Placer County residents celebrate birthdays at Main Drug Store

     Amy Takemoto and Lorene Owen recently celebrated their birthdays at the Main Drug Store’s soda fountain in Loomis.      Both women we ...

Loomis, Meadow Vista library future remains uncertain

Placer County supervisors are willing to look at new ideas for keeping Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries open. But board members stopped short Tuesday – despite a steady str ...