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Chefs have a flair for flavor at extravaganza

The best chefs in town will be showing off their culinary skills during the Blue Goose Food Extravaganza in Loomis this weekend. Andy Portillo, engineer with the Loomis Fire Protec ...

Merits of senior project program weighed

If you want to get Del Oro High School students talking, just ask if senior projects should be eliminated. What has teens talking is the possibility that the school board could abo ...

Loomis sends help to Haiti

Pocket change can go a long way toward helping victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. That’s what 20 Penryn Elementary School leadership students are counting on. Theyâ ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 11, 1959 Issue) Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mehl, former Loomis residents who moved to Mill, near Sacramento, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversay with an open hou ...

Cowboy weekend was a kickin' good time

If you weren’t one of the folks who took in some of the Cowpoke Fall Gathering fun last weekend, here’s what you missed: Thursday evening, the 15th annual cowboy poetry and mus ...

Michael Martin Murphey, Baxter Black to star at Fall Gathering

The Cowpoke Fall Gathering has scored a double hit with the addition of a second nationally known performer to its lineup. The 15th annual cowboy poetry and music event is not only ...

Celebrity Chef dishes it out

Hundreds enjoyed the fare served to them by over 75 chefs, caterers and community cook at the Celebrity Chef event held May 16 at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. Dot Shiro, w ...

There's plenty of 'ribbing' at charity dinner

One group of volunteers who participates in an annual community fundraiser gets a lot of ribbing. They’re the chefs from Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Small Animal and Exotics w ...

Loomis wants to know what you think

The Town of Loomis is seeking guidance on the development of the newly purchased strip of former railroad land that runs from Circle Drive to King Road. They’ve hired two firms t ...

Get your fill of Sourdough

For an evening of fun and laughter, don’t miss the return Loomis performance by Sourdough Slim on Saturday, March 21, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Rick Crowder, in the persona o ...

Blue Goose Fruit Shed's new roof project is completed

With the completion of the “Roof the Goose” project, the historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed has gotten added protection from the elements. The first phase of the project saw the in ...

Randy Elder honored for community service

Randy Elder’s hard work as a driving force in the passage of the Loomis Fire Protection District assessment has been recognized by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The Loo ...

Blue Goose project beneficiary of UAIC

The United Auburn Indian Community was recognized last week as the “Outstanding Grantmaker” for its philanthropic role in Placer County. The recognition by the Association of ...

Cowboys to wax poetic at Blue Goose fundraiser

Storytelling, old-time music and western-style humor will be center stage for the 2008 version of the Cowpoke Fall Gathering of Cowboy Poetry and Music that runs Nov. 6 through 8 a ...

Family, friends say goodbye to leader

The Blue Goose, where Stephanie McBride spent countless hours as a volunteer, was the proper place for her many friends and family to say goodbye on Tuesday, Sept. 30. McBride, 55, ...