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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 ...

Excited Loomis send-off for Del Oro football team to state championship game

LOOMIS – A community’s pride swelled Thursday as a bus carrying the Del Oro High School football team bound for the state championship was enthusiastically sent off by a crowd ...

Heat turned back on for Del Oro-Placer football

Ask Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner about the Del Oro-Placer football rivalry that will again play out tonight in Loomis and the floodgates of memories open. Bonner, a 1969 Del Oro ...

Railroad repairs may force Loomis road closures

Union Pacific track upgrades chugging toward Loomis promise to slow the pace this holiday season. The track renewal project, slated to hit Loomis Dec. 18, could close up to three ...

Lady Eagles volley

A season-closing win at Woodcreek Tuesday night could propel the Del Oro Lady Eagles’ volleyball squad into a top seed for the upcoming CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II playoffs. ...

Hollywood animal trainer lauds Del Oro teacher

A Hollywood animal trainer credits a Del Oro High School teacher with giving him skills that have spelled success. Hayden Rosenaur, who graduated in 1986, wrote a letter to retire ...