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Priory: Senator asks town to justify 'excessive' tree fees

Many at the Regina Caeli priory hearing last week expressed strong concern over the project’s tree mitigation fees. The town is charging the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 3, 1961 Issue) The annual Blue and Gold dinner and meeting of Pack 12, Cub Scouts of Loomis was held at Memorial Hall. Receiving awards were Larry Daniel, Ken ...

Council to name four new planning commissioners

The Loomis Town Council will be naming four planning commissioners for the upcoming term and are seeking residents interested in serving. Each councilmember makes an appointment to ...

Council seats members, committees

The Loomis town council has seated its newly elected members and approved committee appointments, despite unanswered term-limit questions. Rhonda Morillas was seated as the new ma ...

Measure A heads to attorney general

The retroactive issues of Measure A, the Loomis term limits initiative passed by voters in November, is going to the state Attorney General. “At least in a manner of speaking,” ...

Town to ask Attorney General if Measure A is illegal

The retroactive issues of Measure A, the Loomis term limits initiative passed by voters in November, is going to the state Attorney General. The Loomis Town Council, with council ...

Town asks for ruling

A superior court judge will be asked to decide the legality of Measure A’s retroactive start date. The Loomis town council voted at their Nov. 9 meeting to seek clarification fr ...

Council race still too close to call

The election is not over in the Town of Loomis until the Placer County elections office says it is, and election officials say the Loomis council race is too close to call. Only 2 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Loomis Fire District candidates state their cases

The Loomis Fire Protection District board of directors race includes incumbents and a new face. Two district board members seats are up for election on Nov. 2, while three district ...

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 ...

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 ...

Golfers swing for Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 12 was recently awarded $9,000 from the Loomis Lions Club. The funds came from a community golf tournament the Lions hosted in May for the benefit of local Scouts a ...