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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 ...

Candidates outline goals for Loomis

Loomis voters will have an opportunity to choose from five candidates running for three town council seats in the Nov. 2 general election. Two of the candidates are incumbents, whi ...

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 ...

Five candidates campaigning for Loomis council

Five candidates are vying for three Loomis council seats in what could be a contentious race. Two incumbents – Walt Scherer and Miguel Ucovich – are running for re-election and ...

Four plan to run for 3 Loomis council seats

Three seats will be open on the Loomis Town Council and so far at least four men plan to run. According to Cricket Strock, town clerk, as of Tuesday morning councilmen Miguel Ucovi ...

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 preps for Creek Week

Loomis goes green the next two weekends, as it observes Creek Week this Saturday and Earth Day on April 24. Creek Week activities on April 17 will take place at Heritage Park, the ...

Loomis, Rocklin to fight Caltrans

Loomis and Rocklin are getting together and it’s not in a courtroom. Rocklin councilman Peter Hill calls it a “new era” of cooperation and Loomis mayor Gary Liss calls it ...

Del Oro to go dark in July

Community groups are scrambling after learning they will be kicked off the Del Oro High School campus for two weeks in July. Doug Marquand, Placer Union High School District assis ...

Town looks to boost business

Loomis town and business leaders recently put their heads together to discuss ways to benefit the downtown. Linda Lawrence, owner and manager of the Ugly Mug Café on Taylor Road, ...

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 ...

New Loomis mayor issues appointments

New Loomis Mayor Gary Liss has made his committee appointments for 2010. Councilman Miguel Ucovich will serve on the Placer County committees that include Economic Development Com ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 18, 1959 Issue) The students at Del Oro High School were planning their first Christmas Ball. Furnishing the music for the semi-formal affair would be the Golden ...

Voters to decide term limits

Voters may get two chances to decide Loomis council term limits in 2010 – in the June primary and November general elections. The Loomis Town Council voted 3 to 1 to place the te ...