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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 ...

Holiday villages crop up in Loomis

Russ Kelley, of Loomis, spends weeks preparing his homes for Christmas – all 100-plus of them. He and his wife, Joyce, create holiday village displays with porcelain collectable ...

Foster program 'saves' teen

Lauren Johnston, of Loomis, has overcome some huge hurdles in her young life. The 18-year-old was a drug-addicted, troubled teen and now she is heading to college to become a vete ...

Suspect arrested in Rudy Ramos murder

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Rudy Ramos, whose bludgeoned body was found Sept. 14 in his rural Loomis home. Lt. Jeffery Ausnow said in a news releas ...

Getting out of the financial doghouse

A bank foreclosure is threatening the home of 69 disabled, old, and special-needs animals and their two human caretakers. A Chance For Bliss Animal Sanctuary in Penryn has provid ...

Larry Dubois steps down as Placer County Democratic Party chairman

Larry Dubois has resigned as Placer County Democratic Party chairman to devote more time to his business. Dubois’ last meeting was Thursday, although he still had eight months t ...