penryn fire

Penryn fire quickly contained

Firefighters quickly contained a half-acre grass fire at Traylor Ranch Reserve in Penryn that broke out today, Wednesday, July 11, at approximately 1 p.m. According to Mitch Higgin ...

Term limits measure passes in Loomis

Loomis voters have spoken: They are in favor of term limits on the town council. But they’ve also returned one incumbent councilman, throwing the election into a quandary. Tuesda ...

Voters have plenty to ponder

Editor’s note: Follow election-night results on this Loomis News website. On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Loomis Basin voters will chose their preference for governor, lieutenant governor a ...

Candidate paperwork pours in for local seats

The candidate slate is not quite set. While several citizens have thrown their hats in the ring to serve on Loomis Basin public agencies with open seats, the list of candidates in ...

Kelley will not seek re-election

Two incumbents for Loomis Town Council will run for re-election, but if the one incum-bent who said he won’t run again follows through, the filing deadline will be extended. Coun ...

Four plan to run for 3 Loomis council seats

Three seats will be open on the Loomis Town Council and so far at least four men plan to run. According to Cricket Strock, town clerk, as of Tuesday morning councilmen Miguel Ucovi ...

Learn to stay safe at expo

Keeping children, families, homes and property safe is the goal of the Health and Safety Expo. The free event features demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, ...

Health & Safety Expo coming Saturday

See demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, competitions by Loomis and South Placer Fire Protection Districts crews, health screenings, food, vendors and lots o ...

Chefs have a flair for flavor at extravaganza

The best chefs in town will be showing off their culinary skills during the Blue Goose Food Extravaganza in Loomis this weekend. Andy Portillo, engineer with the Loomis Fire Protec ...

Wildfire chars acre near Penryn Sunday afternoon

A brush fire scorched a little over an acre of wildland between Penryn and Newcastle late Sunday afternoon, March 28. Penryn and Newcastle fire district crews responded to the blaz ...