Loomis

Special Planning Commission meeting Tuesday; first in four months

A special Loomis Planning Commission meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a sign-height variance for a new sign at the entrance to Loomis at Taylor Road and Sierra College Boule ...

Fifth annual Hoops at Hoff's benefits local veterans

Backyard basketball, a Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard and more than 200 people – that was the scene at Greg Hoffman’s Loomis home Sunday. Hoffman, 43, a Del Oro ...

Melon Mania draws thousands to rural garden

Scores of melon varieties drew thousands of attendees Saturday to a rural garden and farm that provides Loomis’ High Hand Café with produce. Lyn Bristol, head grower ...

Horseshoe Bar-Penryn MAC recommends zoning change

Local property owners may soon have more flexibility in developing their land if the Placer County Board of Supervisors accepts a recent recommendation from the Horseshoe Bar-Penry ...

Koinonia Homes teams up with Biletnikoff Foundation in Loomis

A Loomis home for at-risk teenage girls will be remodeled and modernized, thanks to a partnership with the Biletnikoff Foundation. Koinonia Homes for Teens and the Biletnikoff Fou ...

Koinonia Homes teams up with Biletnikoff Foundation in Loomis

Editor’s note: Look for the full story in the July 30 Loomis News edition. A Loomis home for at-risk teenage girls will be remodeled and modernized, thanks to a partnership ...

Del Oro Aquatic Center close to fundraising goal

Proponents of a new aquatic center at Del Oro High School are within $100,000 of their $2 million goal, according to a report received Tuesday night by the Loomis Town Council. Ac ...

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 ...