Loomis

Reader Input: Help the many who helped US

John Bury (“Vietnam vets feel excluded,” Reader Input, July 5) makes a heartfelt plea on behalf of Vietnam vets who have not been properly cared for regarding their exp ...

Fire funding reaches 'desperate' levels

“I’m sorry to be bringing all of this to your house this morning, but I think the significant point is that we are desperate,” Fire Chief Ian Gow said to Placer C ...

Reader Input: Corporations exempt selves

Praise the Lord for the latest,  greatest advancements in religious freedom in our great corporate Christian land. It started when Hobby Lobby Corp. “convinced” ...

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Loomis, Meadow Vista library future remains uncertain

Placer County supervisors are willing to look at new ideas for keeping Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries open. But board members stopped short Tuesday – despite a steady str ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

Reader Input: Library closures due to pay raise?

So, the residents of Placer County are facing two library closures. The Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries are being considered for closure due to a reported $200,000-plus-a-year ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Keep our libraries open

I have been a Meadow Vista resident for 17 years and am writing to protest the Meadow Vista and Loomis library closings. The Placer County Board of Supervisors is slated to vote on ...

Reader Input: Well-off foment revolutions

L. Adrian Peterson (“The top terrorists are highly educated,” Reader Input, March 1) claims to use “simple observations and basic logic” to prove that unemp ...

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 ...