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Loomis standoff suspect remains behind bars

The man who barred himself inside a Loomis home for five hours remains behind hours this week. Clinton Culpepper, 29, of Loomis, held Placer County Sheriff's deputies at bay durin ...

No placard? Then no parking in disabled spots

Don’t use a disabled person parking stall as a white zone for loading and unloading – you could get ticketed. Joseph Pattin, who lives in Rocklin on the Loomis border, said mos ...

Community says no to pot shops

The Loomis Town Council has voted – there will be no pot shops in Loomis. The council unanimously voted to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries within the town limits at a spe ...

The arteries of Loomis flow black and gold

From the time Del Oro High School opened in 1959, “everything in Loomis flowed through it,” said Ed Bonner, a graduate of the Loomis icon. To Bonner, who graduated from Del Oro ...

Toy gun taken to Loomis school grounds

Having a gun on school grounds, even if it’s a toy gun and it’s after school hours, is against the law. And a juvenile – a student at H. Clarke Powers Elementary School – ...

Students AIM-ing for a better future

Some students are aiming for excellence as they participate in a program that builds self-esteem, confidence and responsibility. Project AIM, in its ninth year, is held for three ...

Suicide suspected in death of elderly man

The body of an elderly male was discovered this morning at the Middle Fork of the American River near Auburn. According to Sgt. Ed. Clark of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, t ...

School sign puts the brakes on out-of-control car

The Loomis Grammar School monument sign, facing Taylor Road, brought a wayward car to a stop at 9:24 p.m. Friday. Reports from the Loomis Fire Protection District and the Placer Co ...

Loomis traffic enforcement reduces injury accidents

When issuing citations, Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Brodovsky is often asked, “Don’t you have anything better to do?” His favorite response is, “No, I don’t.” ...

Drop in injury collisions is no accident

A few summers ago, I was terrified to see my son’s smashed up car surrounded by emergency personnel in a multi-car accident on King Road. Our car was totaled, but my son and anot ...