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Planning commission hosts priory workshop

The Loomis planning commission will hold a workshop on the Regina Caeli Priory project next week. Project proponents requested the workshop, slated for 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. ...

Do fact check on political ads

I have served with Vic Markey on two open space committees. I just read his ad in the Loomis News. Let’s do a fact check. The three points in Vic’s ad are false, misleading an ...

Voting should decide council terms

Measure A on our Nov. 2 ballot will require term limits in Loomis. Its backers believe public service should be “for a limited time” and they believe in “new ideas and fresh ...

Deer are not a practice target

I am writing to voice my objections to the proposed antlerless deer hunt. I am not an anti-gun person. Relatives have owned or own guns, are hunters, or law enforcement. I have bee ...

Pick up a free tree today

As many as 250 Loomis families will have the opportunity to select a shade, evergreen or fruit tree, thanks to a tree-planting program sponsored by the Town of Loomis. The young tr ...

Loomis residents can choose a free tree

Hey, the Town of Loomis is giving away 250 free trees. Really. If you would like a new 5-gallon shade tree, evergreen, or fruit tree, come to Sunrise-Loomis Park, 5855 Arcadia on M ...

Council disbands Parks and Open Space Commission

Committees just might get more done than commissions, at least that’s what the Loomis Town Council decided. The council, at their Jan. 13 meeting, decided to eliminate the five-m ...

Council, commission should shun 'serial meetings' with developers

Something very bad is happening in Loomis regarding recent serial meetings be-tween developers and town officials. The Brown Act says that meetings of public bodies must be “open ...

Residents opposed to Homewood project proposal

The Loomis Town Council met Aug. 12 at Veterans Memorial Hall in expectation of a large crowd, hot weather and, with a 17-item agenda, a long evening. All proved to be true. After ...

Council should be 'interested in what town residents want'

Well, citizens of Loomis, once again the big outside developer wins. Tuesday's Town Council meeting was a standing-room-only, packed house of local folks interested in a variety of ...