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Manager stresses caution in 2011

Fiscal caution is advised as the Loomis Town Council begins the budgeting process for the up-coming fiscal year, according to Perry Beck, town manager. In a report created by Beck ...

Perry Beck to retire

At last week’s council meeting, Town Manager Perry Beck announced his plan to retire on Sep. 30 after serving at Loomis’ helm for 11 years. Beck, 64, said September will be a g ...

Bid on new park base work OK'd

The first phase of the new Loomis downtown park will soon become a reality. Koch Excavating, Inc., of Penn Valley, presented the lowest bid of $466,910 to complete the base work ...

Expansion of passenger rail service derailed

Jim Holmes has stepped down as chairman of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority board happy with on-time performance of trains but still seeking a second round trip for the ...

Town settles for $231K

Loomis has settled its lawsuit with the Rocklin Crossings developers for $231,491. Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, said the parties came to an agreement on Sept. 17 and money wil ...

Lowe's lawsuits come to end

Two controversial lawsuits between Rocklin and Loomis are finally over and both sides are claiming victories. The Rocklin Lowe’s project, which would have been located on the Loo ...

Home building up, but not booming

There’s been a housing boom of sorts in Loomis, with the number of town-issued building permits for single-family homes quadrupling. That 400 percent increase sounds impressive u ...

Pay abuses 'very unlikely'

Scandals over grossly overpaid city administrators and elected officials have locals wondering if the same could happen in Loomis. According to Perry Beck, town manager, it’s ...

Town design is a go

The face of downtown Loomis is scheduled for change. The Town of Loomis has approved the elements and parking lot design for the new depot park and has approved the design componen ...

Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...