Loomis

Unlicensed deer hunters unsafe

Stop the deer hunt in Granite Bay and Loomis, where children ages 12 to 17 will be allowed to kill does. No hunting license needed for those children or the adult that will accomp ...

Help Each Other to Create a Sustainable Future

The time has come to expand our efforts to help each other create a sustainable future. Our quality of life, and that of our childrens’ depend on it. Sustainability includes food ...

Information sought on woman’s death

Officials are seeking information about woman’s body that was possibly dumped at a Loomis school July 3. The body of Charsha Rene Smith was found about 10 feet from Boyington Ro ...

Placer cancer fighters break out eye-catching bras

It’s whimsical yet serious. It’s about bras but it’s also about cancer. And it’s a phenomenon touching down in Loomis over the weekend that is also breaking out throughout ...

Stop bogus deer hunt

We vehemently oppose the proposed special junior deer hunt or any dangerous lethal hunt in rural residential areas. If there is a deer problem, there are many solutions other than ...

Placer County assessment roll echoes drop in real estate values

Placer County’s assessment roll dropped 2.6 percent this year, according to figures released Monday by Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears. Spears blamed declining real estate ...

Grand jury recycles blue bag controversy

A Placer County grand jury report is putting renewed pressure on participating communities, including Auburn, to toss out programs that now see residents bagging recyclables. The ...

Give protest a rest on holiday

To the “Tea Party” entrants at the Auburn Fourth of July parade — shame on you. For one day can’t we just give it a rest and actually celebrate this great country? This par ...

Little good in deer hunt idea

Based on anecdotal stories of deer/auto collisions, Supervisor Kirk Uhler irresponsibly put into motion a most egregious Placer County proposal: A special “junior” deer hunt (1 ...

Sheriff's Department identifies body found in Loomis

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department has identified a body found Friday adjacent to the Del Oro High School back parking lot in Loomis. A woman walking in the area about 6:30 a ...

Hope for blind school

Things are looking up for Auburn’s school for the blind. The 34-year-old Placer Visual Center is being shut down by the Placer School for Adults because of budget cutbacks. The ...

More study needed for deer plans

Placer’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday moved forward with efforts to cull the area’s deer population but held off on recommending a controversial youth doe hunt, offici ...

Deer hunt is dangerous, unjustified

Nothing justifies giving guns or bows to 12-year-olds, with 18-year-old buddies as adult “supervisors,” and terrorizing deer and citizens in rural residential neighborhoods, as ...

Without further proof, deer hunt is off target

When Placer County Fish and Game Commission members meet tonight to consider thinning the area’s deer population through a special doe hunt, their decision shouldn’t be a shot ...

Deer kill: How’s this for ludicrous?

A fun-filled festive family free-for-all hunting day is being proposed and will be heard at the Placer County Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 in Auburn. W ...