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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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Gary Liss is either senile or doesn’t understand what is going on in Loomis, as a councilman, he should be aware of the number of Placer Co sheriffs that the town has under contr ...

Editor Martha Garcia will be missed

A lot of people in Loomis are going to miss Martha Garcia. She put in a lot of time supporting charities and other local events taking place in Loomis. She always attended loc ...

Initiative getting costly

Measure A, the term limits initiative, continues to be a controversial and costly issue for the Town of Loomis. Voters approved the term limits initiative on Nov. 2 and also re-ele ...

Measure A debate continues

There is a lot of finger pointing going on in the legal mess of Loomis’ term limits initiative. In November, Loomis voters passed a term limits initiative containing a clause wit ...

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 ...

Vote for the independents

Walt Scherer and Miguel Ucovich have proven the static correct, that the biggest opponents of term limits are the incumbent politicians. Instead of campaigning on important issues ...

Public short on financial support

Signs fill street corners and neighborhood yards, but according to campaign statements, there doesn’t seem to be much public participation when it comes to financing the campaign ...

Measure gives voters a choice

The only challengers against Measure A, are the four councilmembers with a combined total of 54 years in office, and their special interest group. They realize the majority of vot ...

Opponents want Measure A removed

Opponents of Measure A, the town council term limits initiative, have asked the initia-tive’s authors to remove it from the ballot or disavow it. Sandra Calvert, member of No on ...

Loomis council has its own agenda

Our elected officials are doing it again, voting for their own personal agendas, instead of representing approximately 1,300 voters, who signed the petition to put Measure A, Term ...

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 ...

Scouting is 100 and still going strong

The Loomis Basin has a long tradition of participation in Boy Scouts of America, which was organized in February 1910. Boys join as Tenderfoots and can attain the top rank of Eagle ...

Term limits put on November ballot

The Loomis Town Council has put term limits on the November ballot after the county clerk noted an unintentional omission from the proponents’ petition. At the Jan. 11 council m ...