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Former Loomis mayor recalls 27 years of service

After 27 years of service to the town of Loomis, former councilmember Walt Scherer called it a political career in October and stepped down as mayor. Last month he received a pl ...

Tossing support to softball park

The Loomis Town Council has donated $20,000 toward installation of restrooms at Loomis Community Park North. According to Loomis Mayor Gary Liss, the total cost of the project is e ...

Council has done well

Loomis is admired by many as the “little town that could.” From sustainable growth to financially sound decisions, the Loomis Town Council has made Loomis one of the most desir ...

Loomis' ag regulations under fire

Placer County agriculture officials have voiced alarm at plans by the Town of Loomis to put restrictions on agriculture. “The talk of an agricultural EIR (environmental impact re ...

Measure A takes on council terms

Even after the Nov. 2 election, it may not be clear who will sit on the Loomis town council. If Measure A, the term limits initiative, passes — and if incumbents Walt Scherer and ...

Town of Loomis aiming for master plan balance

The Town of Loomis and its consultants are trying to find a balance between competing needs. During recent public meetings and workshops, MIG has been wading through issues and opi ...

State cuts Loomis a big check

Loomis doesn’t have to wonder anymore if the check is in the mail. The town finally got it and it’s a big one. Town staffers recently received a $500,000 payment from the stat ...

Meeting set on proposed housing sites

Affordable housing locations in Loomis are still up for discussion. The Loomis Planning Commission will take one more look at possible sites for affordable housing at their next me ...

Walking tour of Loomis aims to study possible improvement

Loomis town council and planning commission members are taking it to the streets. The town officials will be walking the streets of downtown Loomis during a joint workshop from 3 t ...

Oversized garage draws complaints

Six inches may not seem like a lot to most people, but residents on South Holly Street think differently. Two separate have been filed over a recent planning commission decision to ...

Commission approves Homewood fee waiver

A development agreement between Homewood Lumber and the Town of Loomis has been modified to lower fees by the planning commission and passed on to town council for a decision. “ ...

Supports Gary Liss, wants a small Loomis

Recent votes by the Loomis Town Council have brought some interesting facts to light. By a couple of 3-to-2 majority votes, some council members have showed their true colors of p ...

Encourages votes for Millward, Morillas

I am writing to encourage you to vote for Tom Millward and Rhonda Morillas. I have known both for a long time. We need a balanced council. Without these two people, any balance tha ...

Liss will 'balance expansion, business, and community needs'

Change is not easy, but it is critical that citizens vote to change the ruinous pro-development direction Loomis is taking. Gary Liss must be elected to turn the tide of ever-incre ...

Officials ponder possible Brown Act violations

Mike Hogan, chairman of the Loomis Planning Commission, believes that three planning commissioners, including him, may have inadvertently been involved in a possible violation of t ...