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Loomis expresses traffic-congestion concerns over 150-unit residential complex in Penryn

Citing traffic-flow concerns, the town of Loomis waded into the debate Thursday over a 150-unit residential complex a San Diego company plans to build on a vacant 15-acre parcel in ...

150-unit Orchard housing development tapped for Penryn

In the development stage with Placer County for the past four years, the 150-unit Orchard at Penryn housing project goes before the planning commission Thursday for a public hearin ...

Driver injured in I-80 truck rollover tumble

A Rocklin woman suffered major injuries on Interstate 80 Sunday night when she lost control of the truck she was driving and it slammed into the concrete center median. Still in ...

Fabulous Penryn garden opens to public

A rare and brilliant jewel of a garden, hidden in the rolling hills of Penryn, will be open this Saturday. Frank and Ruby Andrews’ Maple Rock Gardens can be visited from 9:30 a. ...

Penryn students have a new place to play

Students at Penryn Elementary School are climbing, sliding, hanging and jumping on a new playground entirely paid for by donations. It was the culmination of a five-year effort, s ...

Hope School celebrates 15-year anniversary

A small, private school in Penryn has something to shout about. Students and families from Hope Lutheran School, on Penryn Road, recently spent a day celebrating their 15th anniver ...

Community Calendar

The tale of the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 8 and 9, and at 4 p.m. April 10, at the McLaughlin Studio Theatre, 3415 Swetze ...

Communty Calendar

The Loomis Quilt and Fiber Guild Biennial Quilt Show will run Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 24, 1961 Issue) On March 21, a blaze destroyed an old historic two-story building across from the Masonic Hall in Penryn. The building and all of its contents ...

Community Calendar

A Ruckin’ & Shuckin’ RugbyFest party, sponsored by the Sierra Foothills Rugby Club, begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Tickets are $40 and inclu ...

Kathryn Hunt named to dean's list

Kathryn Hunt, of Penryn, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at Scripps College in Claremont. Scripps College is the women’s college of the Claremont ...

Community Calendar

A “Cowboy Dinner & Big Bucks Saloon Night” fundraiser for Penryn Elementary School will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Events will i ...

Penryn museum is open weekends

In the late 19th century, the currently Griffith Quarry Museum building served as the office of Griffith Griffith and his Penryn Granite Works. The surrounding 23-acre park contain ...

Book sale benefits animal rescue groups

A booksale fundraiser, to benefit Gold Country Wildlife and Piece of Peace Animal Sanctuary, will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29 and 30, at 2166 Swetze ...

Bartley receives towing award

William G. Bartley from Placer Towing of Penryn has received the American Towman ACE Award for achievement in service performance. The award was commemorated by an original design ...