Loomis

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 ...

Del Oro students present “West Side Story” April 16 to April 25

Shere Freedman describes her role as director of Del Oro High School’s production of “West Side Story” as a guidance counselor, boot camp sergeant, surrogate moth ...

Rocklin and Loomis PONY Invitational Tournament

The Rocklin and Golden Eagle (Loomis) PONY Baseball leagues will host a weekend tournament for 8-under through 14-under this weekend. The games are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. an ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

High Hand Art Gallery II expands

While last Sunday belonged to football fans, this Sunday belongs to art aficionados. That’s because the High Hand Art Gallery at 3750 Taylor Road is expanding by taking over ...

Placer County providing sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for heavy rainfall

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a storm system that is expected to bring heavy rainfall an ...

“Produce Alive” aquaponic farm offers high-nutrient organic vegetables

Erik Powell has always enjoyed growing small home gardens. But it wasn’t until the 29-year-old Loomis businessman saw an Internet video about aquaponic farming — growi ...

Looking Back from our archives for Jan. 22

1 Year Ago Jan. 23, 2014 – Sewer system backs up building plans – Development in Loomis could slow to a stop without fixes to the half-century-old sewer system. The s ...

Residents encouraged to help landscape Saturday for Cpl. Hotaling

Loomis Town Council member Dave Wheeler will wear gardening gloves Saturday morning and hopes other residents will join him with their gloves and gardening equipment for a good cau ...

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

With Interstate 80 scheduled to be closed in both directions on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 from the hours of 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then temporarily from Jan. 25 through Feb. 9, locals are ...

Placer Republicans poised to endorse local candidates

The Placer County Republican Party will be holding a convention in Loomis on Aug. 23 to select a list of local-government candidates to support in the Nov. 4 election. The 42-memb ...

Annual Classic Truck Show keeps on truckin'

Lugo Parts & Restoration of Loomis hosted its 5th Annual Classic Truck Show on July 13 at Loomis Depot Plaza. Classic trucks filled the four parking areas, making it one of the ...