Loomis

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

For area fire districts, funding outlook bleak

It all comes down to money, or a lack there of, for six area fire districts. Mounting operational cost and dwindling revenues are signaling dire times ahead. Talk with those at th ...

Reader Input: Look within, help homeless veterans

Our veterans need Placer County to back them like never before. It is important that everyone understand that they can make a difference for our homeless veterans by becoming part ...

Warm weather confusing to crops

A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...

Reader Input: Obama succeeds, despite Congress

Repeatedly, Nobel Laureate (economics) Paul Krugman has praised President Barack Obama and his administration for its actions in the face of blind opposition, which started in a Wa ...

Reader Input: Del Oro did wrong by team

I’m very disappointed in (the) Del Oro High School Board of Trustees and principal Dan Gayaldo’s decision to terminate the entire water polo staff this past week. To ...

Gun sales jump locally

Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...

Reader Input: Loomis has the Christmas spirit

Loomis Fire Department fire trucks and crews escorted old Saint Nick through Loomis on his annual visit the Saturday before Christmas. Santa and his elves greeted children of all a ...

Reader Input: Protected trees in fact aren’t

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re ...

Reader Input: Cars towed if Old Town lot fee unpaid

Perhaps the only thing worse than not being able to find a parking space in Old Town is finding your vehicle has been towed while you were at lunch. That’s what happened (r ...