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Obamacare medical card scam strikes in Placer County

AUBURN CA - With a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the federal Affordable Care Act, a crook was at work in Placer County attempting to put a fresh spin on the old medical-card sca ...

Orphaned, injured fawns find new life with rescue group

Spring brings new birth, and a Loomis rescue group is gearing up to help fawns that run into trouble. Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue is in its second season as an independent rescue ...

Bomhoff off and running again

Greg Bomhoff is no stranger to long runs. Not your five and 10 mile variety, but the 100-plus ones. The veteran ultramarathoner has run in the Western States Endurance Run and won ...

Thrifty prom shopping can save teens money and earn prizes

It’s high school prom season, when teens spend a fortune for overpriced formalwear, but not if a local family has their way. Wendy and Lane Steinmetz, of Loomis, are owners, al ...

Earth Day celebrates all things green

Go green, shop and eat locally, and learn to save money and the environment during the fifth annual Loomis Earth Day Celebration. The celebration will be held from noon to 4 p.m., ...

Teen brings aquaponics to Del Oro

A local teen has been recognized for bringing a sustainable farming system to Del Oro High School. Del Oro sophomore Pierre Beauchamp, who lives in Christian Valley, was awarded t ...

Del Oro senior earns Eagle with major medical supply donation to Tonga

An Eagle Scout service project turned a Del Oro senior into a celebrity in the South Pacific. When Taylor Butterfield, 18, decided to send medical supplies to Tonga, an archipelag ...

Falcons look to build on breakthrough

The expectations for the Colfax High baseball team escalated right along with the Falcons’ record last spring. After losing just two players from the 20011 squad that finished 15 ...

Driver walks away after car crashes, burns in Highway 49 canyon mishap in Auburn

AUBURN CA - A car left the road Wednesday on Highway 49 near Auburn, plummeted over a cliff, crashed and burst into flames. But the driver and lone occupant told police he was abl ...

New Year’s warning from Loomis family touched by tragedy: Don’t drink and drive

AUBURN CA - With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday and some people getting Monday off, the odds of over-imbibing and getting behind the wheel during celebrations will increase ...