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Campanale, Gaines lead in District 4 Assembly race

The District 4 Assembly special election’s lone Democrat candidate was leading a field of eight Tuesday while Beth Gaines was ahead in a battle with John Allard for second place ...

Many candidates chase few votes in Assembly special election

There is no shortage of candidates to replace Ted Gaines as District 4 assemblyman in Tuesday’s special primary election. But it looks as if there will be a dearth of voters. I ...

Gaines, Allard, Campanale seen as early frontrunners in Assembly race

With seven Republicans and one Democrat in the running, the District 4 Assembly special election is turning into a horse race – with plenty of jockeying for position out of the s ...

Toss around these local New Year's Eve hot spots

It’s not too late to make plans for having a memorable New Year’s Eve. Whether it’s going out for dinner, dancing or a show, or spending the evening at home, there are plenty ...

Casque Wines has a gold medal finish

There’s still gold in the foothills. That’s gold ribbons, and silver, too, won last week by Casque Wines of Loomis in the 2010 California State Fair Wine Competition. Casque re ...

Doing business in the new economy takes toughness and creativity

The new economy is forcing Loomis businesses to get tough, creative and back to basics. Valerie Shields, an interior designer and owner of Valerie’s Gallery, said, “I’m hav ...