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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 ...

Loomis budget $294,000 in the red

Loomis is facing a $294,000 budget shortfall and road improvements may be on the chopping block. “We’re looking at everything right now,” Perry Beck, town manager, said when ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (April 22, 1960 Issue) Elective officers of the newly formed Parent’s Club of Del Oro High School were Steve March, president; Mrs. Ed Griffith, vice president; Mr ...

Loomis taps firm to design new park

A new park that will stretch from the Loomis Depot to Walnut Street just got one step closer to becoming a reality. Omni-Means, an engineering and planning firm, was chosen by the ...

Loomis park plan takes shape

How much of a park can you build for $420,000? The Town of Loomis will soon find out. The Loomis Town Council has accepted conceptual plans developed by MIG, the landscape architec ...

Loomis buys Heritage Park II

The Town of Loomis is the new owner of the proposed Heritage Park II subdivision. According to Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, the town was offered the property on Dec. 11, and ac ...

Town purchases troubled subdivision land

The Town of Loomis is the new owner of the proposed Heritage Park II subdivision. According to Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, the town was offered the property on Dec. 11, and a ...

Town goes for the green

The Town of Loomis is going after its fair share of green money to help save energy. Town staff members are processing an application to the California Energy Commission’s Ene ...

Town of Loomis aiming for master plan balance

The Town of Loomis and its consultants are trying to find a balance between competing needs. During recent public meetings and workshops, MIG has been wading through issues and opi ...

Loomis awards first-ever business loan

Town of Loomis officials have awarded their first-ever business loan to Black Bear Outdoors. The Loomis council approved the $50,000 loan at their Nov. 21 continued meeting. Accord ...

322-acre Sierra de Montserrat foreclosed on

Neighbors are concerned about the uncertain future of Sierra de Montserrat after a bank fore-closed on the property. “Our concern is for the neighborhood and what is going to h ...