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Reserves used to make town budget work

The Loomis Town Council has approved a budget for fiscal year 2010-11 that uses $250,000 of reserves to make ends meet. Vic Markey, of Loomis, questioned the council during the fin ...

Loomis tree ordinance revisions proposed

Saving trees in Loomis is the goal of proposed tree ordinance revisions that have gotten stuck at the committee level. The Loomis Planning Commission is working with the Parks, Rec ...

Tree ordinance not good idea

The Town of Loomis is considering a new tree ordinance that will have an enormous impact on private property rights. Some of the issues worthy of your attention: The ordinance was ...

Community says no to pot shops

The Loomis Town Council has voted – there will be no pot shops in Loomis. The council unanimously voted to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries within the town limits at a spe ...

Council made right decision

I would like to commend the Town Council for their unanimous decision to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in Loomis. It was important that the entire council came together and de ...

Taller cell phone tower will dominate Loomis skies

There is a project before the Planning Commission that you may want to know more about. Metro PCS would like to add on to its existing tower on Rippey Road. Currently, the tower is ...

Intolerance is real threat to marriage

I’d like to respond to Bob Griffin’s letter published July 24, 2008 in the Loomis News. I am forever fascinated when people use the Bible as a platform for espousing their own ...