Loomis

We the people ‘panhandled’

I am trying to wrap my mind around my latest experience. I am in the dollar store buying cleaning fluids and toilet tissue, and the clerk asked if the customers would donate $1 for ...

Complex to wreak change

Penryn and Loomis residents must make their voices heard concerning the high-density apartment complex proposed for Penryn Road. If The Orchard development proceeds as planned, i ...

Development to destroy rural community

As people of the unincorporated areas of the county, areas such as Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir, it has long been known that we reside under the whims and influences of the (Placer) ...

Kudos go out to rescuers

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, and all the professionals who helped with the seizure of approximately 75 neglected animals in rural Loomis, deserve a huge round of app ...

Gays should be recognized

I would like to respond to Linda Thompson’s July 19 letter. Including the contributions of gay and lesbian persons in school curriculum has nothing to do with “what individual ...

Speeder crippled dog

I just wanted to say to the person who hit my neighbor’s dog on Aug. 9, in front of the Loomis Basin South park on King Road, first, you had to have felt the impact due to the fa ...

She earned her stripes calling the shots

Sylvia Buschmann feels real comfortable in a gym, and she spends a lot of time wearing the black and white striped shirts that dominate her wardrobe. Buschmann is a sports official ...

Raid reveals animals in ‘dungeon-like’ barn

At least 13 neglected dogs and dozens of farm animals were rescued Tuesday when the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills conducted a raid at a Loomis property, according to Rosem ...

Community Portrait: Teen’s rocky journey makes him want to help others

Brandon Scott recently got a car. It’s an older Honda, the air conditioner doesn’t work and the windows don’t roll down, but it’s OK because it’s all his. Considering his ...

Be dazzled at no charge

With the economy down and family budgets tighter this year than last, a great way to experience a family afternoon of fun on Monday, July 4 is to attend a parade and see some firew ...

Stop stealing tea party signs

I live in Loomis and have joined the Loomis Tea Party Patriots. I believe that our governments are on the wrong course — local to Washington D.C. I have been working in our boo ...

Look out for rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes! Be on the lookout! I live in rural Loomis and started to get into my car and something caught my eye. There it was, a big, fat rattler in my garage. I didn’t have ...

Family night shows our best

Once again the community of Auburn put her best foot forward in organizing Auburn Family Night Out. This evening event last Saturday ran seamlessly due to the efforts of the volunt ...

Lookie loos just in the way

It is utterly ridiculous that people drive, and walk up-and-down, Rachel Lane where three people were just murdered (Journal, May 31). What are people looking for? There is nothin ...

Ban the torture that is rodeo

Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer-wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for thei ...