Dave Wheeler

CalPERS says Loomis Fire permanently hired a 'retired annuitant'

The state and the Loomis Fire Protection District don’t agree on the terms of hiring for Chief Dave Wheeler. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) r ...

Does Loomis Fire audit 'smack of politics?'

The political battle being fought in Loomis over Fire Chief and Town Councilman Dave Wheeler may be spreading to the state level. Loomis Fire Protection District board members ...

Grass fire extinguished near Placer Elementary

A grass fire broke out Thursday afternoon near Placer Elementary School, in rural Loomis. Dave Wheeler, Loomis Fire Protection District Chief, said the call came in at 1:45 p.m., ...

Loomis man dies in house fire, son critical

  A Loomis house fire on Sunday left one man dead and his son in critical condition, fire officials said. Dave Wheeler, Loomis Fire Protection District chief, said the call ...

Wheeler attorney general complaint goes pro bono

Sacramento lawyer Richard Miadich has taken the potential legal case against Loomis Fire Protection District Chief Dave Wheeler, who also serves on Town Council, on a pro bono basi ...

Lawyer threatens Loomis Councilman Wheeler with lawsuit

A Sacramento lawyer threatened Loomis Town Councilmember Dave Wheeler with a quo warranto lawsuit if he did not resign as Loomis Fire Protection District chief. The action follows ...

Loomis roads slated to be improved

With the completion of Blue Anchor Park and related projects, Loomis public works is focusing on local roads. Road improvement and upkeep projects totaling $700,000 are on tap for ...

Loomis firefighters deployed to Rim Fire

Loomis Fire Protection Chief Dave Wheeler said Loomis Fire personnel have been reassigned to the Rim Fire near Yosemite. According to Cal Fire’s Daniel Berlant, the Loomis c ...

Loomis strike team makes narrow escape at American Fire

Loomis strike team members had a harrowing experience while fighting the American Fire. On their first day out, the four-member Loomis Fire Protection District crew escaped unharm ...

Loomis planning commissioner cries foul

A Loomis planning commissioner is crying foul over the mayor’s attempt to oust her. Planning Commissioner Janet Thew has been Mayor Walt Scherer’s appointee to the co ...