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No need to fear fluorescent bulbs' 'end-of-life' issue

Loomis resident Jim Karr has discovered that fluorescent light lamps, or bulbs, have an “end-of-life” issue. Although Karr was startled when the bulb he had installed in his S ...

Community fills boots

Firefighters from Loomis and Penryn fire districts received donations totaling $9,700 for the UC Davis Medical Center Burn Unit and burn-survivor programs during Saturday and Sunda ...

Firefighters hone skills in extrication exercise

An overturned school bus resting atop two cars could be a horrific scene for first-responders, but thankfully the scene Tuesday night, Nov. 17, was a training exercise. Firefighter ...

Rear-ended SUV hits tree

No injuries were reported in a rear-end collision that occurred before noon today on Wells Avenue, between Barton and Laird roads. According to Placer Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Brodov ...

Residential burning ban lifted

Cal Fire has lifted suspension of all residential burning, effective 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, Oct. 14. "Wildfire danger has decreased considerably this week due to significant rai ...

Back from the "dead," Del Oro grad survives drowning

A 23-year-old Del Oro High School graduate is lucky to be alive after nearly drowning in a Loomis pool. “I was dead. I think for at least two minutes,” said Josh Ryan, who is ...

How to be safe and prepare for a wildfire

As temperatures heat up and grass and brush dry out, wildfires can be a significant threat in the Loomis Basin. The best way to protect your property and home from wildfires is pre ...

Keep those fireworks out of Loomis, or else

Don’t even think about setting off fireworks in Loomis. July 4 is Saturday and fireworks are a traditional part of celebrating our nation’s independence. However, all fireworks ...

Heroes brave the inferno

A Loomis man is being called a hero after saving his neighbor and her dog from a fire that destroyed a home and caused two firefighters to be treated for heat exhaustion. “I didn ...

School sign puts the brakes on out-of-control car

The Loomis Grammar School monument sign, facing Taylor Road, brought a wayward car to a stop at 9:24 p.m. Friday. Reports from the Loomis Fire Protection District and the Placer Co ...

There's plenty of 'ribbing' at charity dinner

One group of volunteers who participates in an annual community fundraiser gets a lot of ribbing. They’re the chefs from Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Small Animal and Exotics w ...

In the bag

Children from throughout the region scooped up 14,000 candy-filled, colorful eggs Saturday during the Loomis Community Egg Hunt on the grounds of H. Clarke Powers School. Loomis Fi ...

Lives change every 15 minutes

Every 15 minutes someone, somewhere is involved in a drunk-driving accident. Simple actions like deciding to drive under the influence can forever change someone’s life. In Mar ...

Loomis firefighters help keep kids buckled up right

It’s the law. Children under 6 years of age or under 60 pounds must be in a child safety seat while riding in a vehicle. And, the safety seat must be installed properly in order ...