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Artists support animal shelter

“Art for Bliss,” an art show and wine tasting, will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Scott’s Corner Hay & Feed, located at 2001 Rattlesnake Rd. in Newca ...

Teacher is a treasure

Now that the midterm elections are over with their hue and cry about the issues, let’s not forget the excellent job teachers are accomplishing on a day-to-day basis, and especial ...

Community Briefs

A Fall Book Fair continues from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 5, at Franklin Elementary School. Local artists will be showcased during the Gallery for Hope from 6 to ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 28, 1960 Issue) A 700-pound baby beef steer, “The Duke of Del Oro,” was the first prize to be given away on Nov. 19 at a harvest festival and carnival at Del ...

Community Briefs

A Clothes Swap will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, in the H. Clarke Powers School gymnasium. All clothing is free, even for those ...

School board needs diversity

I'm writing to you not as your elementary school board president but as a neighbor. We have a good school board but I think we would be better if we had greater diversity and balan ...

County investigating chemical attack on Loomis family's dog

Placer County Animal Services is conducting an investigation after a Loomis dog suffered third-degree chemical burns. According to Tim Goffa, animal services senior supervising off ...

Follow the Loomis Art Loop

John Dominguez, a former Del Oro High School teacher, will join his wife, painter Brenda Dominguez, in showing his jewelry during the Loomis Art Loop Fall Weekend Studio Tour. The ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 14, 1960 Issue) Word was received of the death of Fred E. Kayo, 78, of Penryn. He was born Dec. 13, 1882 in Sacramento. The Loomis Volunteer Fire Department was ...

Pet dog suffers third-degree burns

A Loomis family believes someone came onto their property recently and burned their dog with caustic chemicals. Chloe, a three-year-old Labrador retriever, is being treated for se ...

Bridge closures topic of open house

Hear about the project to raise local bridges over Interstate 80 at a Community Transportation Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Loomis Depot. It’s a chan ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 7, 1960 Issue) Walt Doring was one of the lucky ones to get a deer on the opening day of hunting season. He shot the 130 pound, 3-point buck in the Darling Rid ...

Placer farm tour not to be missed

One of Placer County's most unique events beckons on Sunday, Oct. 10. After a year off, the Placer Farm & Barn Tour is back. This unique, self-drive tour of nine family farms, ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 23, 1960 Issue) Loomis 4-H Club members did well at the Roseville and Auburn fairs. Exhibitors included Jim Carlisle, Stanley Carlisle, Susan Carlisle, Barbar ...

Citizens are funding local Tea Party

It is always interesting to read in “Bud’s Beat” about the Tea Parties. We never hear from the opposition how the Stimulus Package has failed, how the ACORN group is still t ...