loomis history

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50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 5, 1958) Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Rippey spent the weekend in Las Vegas, Nev., visiting their daughter and family. Miss Rhonda Nelthorpe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edw ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Nov. 28, 1958) Members of the Arts and Crafts of the Women’s Club of Loomis have been very busy putting the final touches on the gift items and Christmas decoration ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Nov. 21, 1958 Issue) Miss Pamela Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Taylor, celebrated her 5th birthday on Nov. 15 with a party held at the Taylor home. Invited ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Nov. 14, 1958 Issue) During October, the 5th through 8th grades were concerned with the election for student body officers. Those elected were president, John Yoshika ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Nov. 7, 1958 Issue) David Barnes, son of Doctor and Mrs. P.D. Barnes of Loomis, living at Mendocino City and teaching at Fort Bragg, recently won several prizes in at ...

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50 YEARS AGO (October 31, 1958 Issue) Plans were underway for a ham dinner at the Women’s Club, sponsored by the Unted Pentecostal Ladies Auxiliary. The menu included ham, sweet ...

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50 YEARS AGO (October 24, 1958 Issue) Mr. and Mrs. Linn Nelthorpe, local General Electric appliance dealer, sailed aboard the S.S. Lurline for a 10-day all-expense paid vacation tr ...

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50 YEARS AGO (October 10, 1958 Issue) E.J. Pilz, chairman of the board of trustees of Placer Joint Union High School, prepared to break ground at Del Oro High School, on the Carlis ...

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50 YEARS AGO (October 17, 1958 Issue) At Memorial Hall, the first official meeting of the Sea Scouts was held. Since the familiar green-clad Explorer Scouts had been nationally dis ...

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50 YEARS AGO (October 3, 1958 Issue) Trustees of the Placer Joint Union High School arranged a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Del Oro High School. Work on the $1,200,000 plant ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 26, 1958 Issue) Mrs. Walter Sady entertained the Mustn’t Miss Bridge club in her home. A surprise pink and blue shower was also given at this time honoring Mr ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 19, 1958 Issue) Charles Engvall and Wes Naylor of Loomis and Stuart Baker of Sacramento traveled to Fort Bragg over the weekend where they enjoyed some ocean fi ...

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50 YEARS AGO (September 12, 1958 Issue) Sale of the Loomis Winery was completed when Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeMutiis sold their property to Gerald N. Winter. The DeMutiis family will ...

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50 YEARS AGO (September 5, 1958 Issue) A contract to build the Del Oro High School plant near Loomis on the Carlisle-Day tract was signed in the district attorney’s office by W. ...

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50 YEARS AGO (August 29, 1958 Issue) A family barbecue was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hansen. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Starr Northrop and family of Sacramento, ...