Loomis

Few statistics on good of firearms

I have very strong feelings when it comes to protecting ourselves in the United States of America. I am a firm believer that a firearm in the hands of a good person is a very power ...

Del Oro gives 2014 graduates a smooth, cool send off

An 8 a.m. start, preparation and a little bit of help from Mother Nature all helped give the Del Oro High School Class of 2014 a smooth send-off. Unlike last year when some graduat ...

Loomis to contribute $20,000 for Hidden Falls lot expansion

The Horseshoe Bar Municipal Advisory Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to dedicate $20,000 of county park fees from Recreation Area 7 in Loomis toward a parking lot expansion ...

Allegiant aims to help veterans, youth athletes

A local nonprofit is providing help for wounded warriors and returned veterans, and also offering a hand to youth sports and education all with community support. The nonprofit is ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Purchase purses for a cause

Friday, Jan. 24   Ophir Elementary School is hosting its fourth annual Crab Feed at 6 p.m. at the Blue Goose Event Center, 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis. Tickets are $40 ...

LOOKING BACK: 4-H members gather for field day

50 Years Ago  February 7,1964   Services were held for Charles Weissenfelt, 77, a native of Finland and a local resident since 1906. He was a retired Stone ...

Reader Input: Excellent auto service

Exceptional service does not often enough get publicly recognized. I took my vehicle to Golden Eagle Automotive in downtown Loomis at the recommendation of a good friend who liv ...

Sewer system backs up building plans

Development in Loomis could slow to a stop without fixes to the half-century-old sewer system.   The sewer system has insufficient capacity for current projects hea ...

LOOKING BACK: Snow makes its way down to Roseville

50 Years Ago  January 24, 1964   The new Del Oro student body leaders were President Richard Jacobson, Boy VP Dennis Kondo, Girls VP Joyce Watanabe, Secret ...

Former Loomis mayor recalls 27 years of service

After 27 years of service to the town of Loomis, former councilmember Walt Scherer called it a political career in October and stepped down as mayor. Last month he received a pl ...

3 held on weapons charges after Loomis chase

Three men were arrested early Friday morning after a Placer County sheriff’s deputy saw them allegedly firing guns out of a parked car in rural Loomis. The firearms -- an AR ...

State championship game was ‘the icing on the cake’

The community of Loomis came out for Del Oro High School’s Division I CIF State Championship game on Friday. They came by plane, car, truck, motor home and bus – five ...

Golden Eagles top Serra, go after state title Friday

The longest football season in Del Oro High history just keeps on going. And, Friday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Del Oro will get the chance to make this the school' ...

Tree ordinance revise goes nowhere

Proposed revisions to the tree ordinance did not find favor with Loomis residents at the Oct. 8 town council meeting. The tree ordinance was a non-voting item for discussion and p ...