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Tomatoes are focus of weekend gathering

Just like his “girls” — Rosie, Betsy and Ophelia — Dave Faoro loves tomatoes. The barred rock chickens get to munch on tomatoes Faoro picks from the 18 tomato beds in the 1 ...

Community Briefs

A Jimmy Buffet tribute concert, “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere,” featuring Garratt Wilkin and The Parrotheads,” takes place Friday, Aug. 13, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Door ...

Check out the Blue Goose for food, fun on May 15

For more than eight years, people from throughout the region have gathered under one roof in Loomis. The roof, by no coincidence is blue, and it covers the Blue Goose Produce Shed. ...

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. They ...

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 ...