Lifestyle

Remind youth of the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, which runs Tuesday to Sunday, unfortunately is relevant today. The week provides students nationwide with scientific facts about drugs and alcohol ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 22, 2009 A Memorial gathering is planned for Harold James "Jim" Hansen, 84, a lifel ...

South Placer calendar starting Jan. 25, 2019

Friday, Jan. 25 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. January blow-out book sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ...

Nominate a deserving person for a 2019 Ruhkala Award

The city of Rocklin is the great place it is today to raise a family and run a business because of many factors, the most important of those being the willingness of the constituen ...

Resident appreciates Hospice’s service

I was one who disliked everything about the term and title, Hospice.  My experience with it told me it was a place where people die. It was a special location, lowly lit, and ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Jan. 15, 2009 A memorial service is planned for Frank and Ann Konrad, who died in a fire that destroyed th ...

South Placer calendar, starting Jan. 18

Friday, Jan. 18 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Walk Through a Book with the Placer Nature Center is from 10:30 to 11 ...

What’s in a name? Here, it’s child abuse prevention

KidsFirst has such a warm, delicate and caring ring to it. How can an organization who puts kids first possibly conjure up bad mojo in anyone? Add to that our tagline, “Educa ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 8, 2009 Services are planned for Delores Anne Thompson, 77, a native of Brooklyn, New York. S ...

Mandapalooza hits Placer restaurants

The tangy taste and bright hues of Placer County’s mandarin crop will be front and center at participating restaurants starting Friday during the inaugural “Placer Cele ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 YEARS AGO Jan. 1, 2009   Services were held for Loomis resident John Brian Poole, 55, after a long batt ...

Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club donates to Shriners Hospital for Children

2018 was an exciting year for the Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club.  A record level of donations into the club has occurred, and for this, the club has been ver ...

South Placer calendar for week starting Jan,. 4

Friday, Jan. 4 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Loomis Library and Community ...

Sky’s the limit for young violinist prodigy in Loomis

Ten-year-old Amaryn Olmeda of Loomis is quite the career violinist and her next major concert will be playing at the Mondavi Center at University of California at Davis. The Mond ...

Oldham reappointed as county health officer

Placer County Health Officer Dr. Robert Oldham has been reappointed to California’s Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, where he has served since 2015. The l ...