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'Bald is Beautiful Barbecue' fundraiser to help 10-year-old cancer patient

Emma Kait Stanphill and her family are on a journey none of them chose to take. Emma, 10, was recently diagnosed with cancer – Stage III anaplastic large cell lymphoma – and is ...

Keep private roads private

Warning to homeowners who share and maintain private roads: If a proposed county zoning amendment is adopted, private roads will be opened to public traffic as landowners hold comm ...

Church offers free music concert of sacred music

The Master's College of Santa Clarita presents a free program of sacred music by the Women's Chamber Choir at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the Sierra Baptist Church, 2215 Auburn Fol ...

Thumbs up for support of benefit

On behalf of the Newcastle Firefighter Volunteer Association, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the benefit spaghetti dinner held on our behalf Feb. 5. Special re ...

Loomis loses a patron of local history in Barnes

Loomis lost a member of one of its pioneer families when Alice May Rippey Barnes died Jan. 29, 2011 at the age of 76. Barnes was a founding member and president of the Loomis Basin ...

Placer Miners take second at Warrior Classic tournament

A trio of Loomis Basin Athletic League schools — Placer, Newcastle and Loomis — competed in last weekend’s Warrior Classic 7th grade boys basketball tournament hosted by Weim ...

Big rig drives off Interstate 80

The driver of a semi-truck pulling a 53-foot trailer is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his vehicle Tuesday morning, Jan. 25, on westbound Interstate 80, just past Newca ...

Soundstrategies makes being on hold easier

Two Sacramento radio veterans have used sound strategies to create a successful business. Erik St. John, of Newcastle, and Larry DuBois, of Loomis, are partners in an audio and vid ...

FFA gets Home Grown donation

The Placer County Farm Supply Cooperative, Inc. recently made donations to National FFA Organization chapters at Del Oro, Placer, Del Oro Lincoln high schools totaling $759. The fu ...