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Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Seniors to set sail, take flight for military service academies

Three Del Oro seniors are spreading their wings and soaring to new heights as they head off to attend military academies. Jesse Stafford and Eddie Love will attend the Air Force Ac ...

Salute veterans on Memorial Day at Del Oro High

Monday, May 31, marks the 10th year that Del Oro High School will host the Memorial Day Celebration on the football field. “It starts at 9 a.m. sharp,” said Fuzzy Jarnagin, Ame ...

New movie 'collects' local talent, locations

If you like spotting familiar sites in movies, don’t miss “The Bill Collector.” Several Loomis, Auburn and Roseville locations are featured in the new full-length film, debu ...

Wild animal rescue group opening Loomis HQ

Gold Country Wildlife Rescue is opening its first intake center and – in a growth mode – looking for a few good volunteers. The 28-year-old organization has always relied on h ...

Golden Eagles suddenly soaring

LOOMIS — It’s tough to keep Kyle Russell from smiling on a volleyball court. That wasn’t always the case last spring when the star outside hitter and his Del Oro High teamma ...

Bomhoff pays a heavy price

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on Greg Bomhoff’s quest to run for 24 hours straight and raise money for Franklin Elementary School’s physi ...

Penryn stabbing victim identified

The victim of a stabbing incident that occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon has been identified. The victim is 28-year-old Chris Temple, a transient who was recentl ...

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 ...

Experienced beyond their years

LOOMIS — Just because a team is young doesn’t by definition mean it’s inexperienced. The Del Oro High softball team is a perfect example. The Golden Eagles won their first ...

Prediction made for next election

Why do we now have two Republican parties? Money, money, money. “Democrats” were elected to serve the people, not the corporations. You are going to lose big in the coming el ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Loomis sends help to Haiti

Pocket change can go a long way toward helping victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. That’s what 20 Penryn Elementary School leadership students are counting on. They ...

Wild weather, winds make driving hazardous

Winds of 36 miles per hour, stronger gusts and heavy rains have downed trees and blown branches on roadways and caused power outages throughout the Loomis Basin. A structure fire w ...

Mission possible

A doctor and his wife have given up the comforts and security of their Loomis home to work in impoverished Africa. “We are leaving behind many of the comforts of this world, but ...