shawna martinez

Guiding the way through foothill trees and shrubs

Seven years ago the California Native Plant Society’s Redbud Chapter published a book cataloging wildflowers of Placer and Nevada counties. Now the group has put together fou ...

Planning commission hosts priory workshop

The Loomis planning commission will hold a workshop on the Regina Caeli Priory project next week. Project proponents requested the workshop, slated for 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. ...

Tree Ordinance vital to our green infrastructure

We all know the basics of infrastructure – roads, buildings, utility systems. They are community assets that connect all of us. Green infrastructure is our natural life support ...

Town appoints new planning commissioners

The Loomis Town Council has appointed four new planning commissioners to oversee development. The council, at the Feb. 8 meeting, unanimously approved appointments made by councilm ...