Loomis

Reader Input: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter “No bike lane, no bike,” (Reader Input, Aug. 10). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedic ...

Reader Input: Shame the lazy; praise the CEOs

I really like Jerry Johnson’s spirit (“Writer: ‘Put me in charge,’” Reader Input, Aug. 1). He wants to be put in charge of our social programs so he ...

Reader Input: Glutton for punishment?

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive “almost embarrassing” and yet M ...

Placer Republicans poised to endorse local candidates

The Placer County Republican Party will be holding a convention in Loomis on Aug. 23 to select a list of local-government candidates to support in the Nov. 4 election. The 42-memb ...

Reader Input: Thanks, 911, for quick help

I want to thank Loomis firemen and AMR paramedics who responded to my 911 call on July 1. Your immediate response and quick action may have saved my life, and it certainly reduced ...

Horse owners shepherd Placer County’s trails

It’s been an uphill battle, preserving equestrian trails in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, but a coalition of local horse owners has held the line for thre ...

Reader Input: Missing patriots, not leaders

Let the flag-waving, anthem-singing, we-support-our-troops-from-the-sidelines cheap-shot patriotism have its day. But after the firecracker smoke clears and the ticker tape is swep ...

Reader Input: Restaurateur goes extra mile

Wade Roepke, owner and operator of Chick-fil-A at 4040 Douglas Blvd. in Granite Bay, has a genuine heart for his community. His bottom line of business and his measure of success ...

Reader Input: Earth in focus at film festival

Kudos to the Del Oro Environmental Club and their recent film fest! It was a thoughtful presentation of documentaries concerning our fragile environment and how it’s being af ...

Caltrans I-80 overpass work subject of Newcastle drop-in session

Caltrans will play host to an open-house meeting May 28 in Newcastle to inform residents and businesses about the upcoming Interstate 80 vertical-clearance project on Interstate 80 ...

Reader Input: Data overwhelm climate deniers

Re: “Pulling a fast one on climate change” (Reader Input, May 20): Let me help: Duncan Elledge had trouble finding support for the human activity as a cause for globa ...

Reader Input: Earth lacks time to dither with climate

I wonder how Tom McClintock did in high school and college chemistry, physics and geology (“California water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,” Another Vi ...

Reader Input: Strategy for party survival

We still anxiously await the conservative, almost-as-smart-as-a-fifth-grader, who will impress us with facts supporting trickle-down tea economics. In the meantime we must contin ...

Reader Input: Humans excrete enormous effluent

I agree with Jerry Johnson that we should get serious about these geese that don’t even pay taxes to support our parks and then defecate on them (“Geese and their poop ...

Loomis to contribute $20,000 for Hidden Falls lot expansion

The Horseshoe Bar Municipal Advisory Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to dedicate $20,000 of county park fees from Recreation Area 7 in Loomis toward a parking lot expansion ...