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Loomis expresses traffic-congestion concerns over 150-unit residential complex in Penryn

Citing traffic-flow concerns, the town of Loomis waded into the debate Thursday over a 150-unit residential complex a San Diego company plans to build on a vacant 15-acre parcel in ...

150-unit Orchard housing development tapped for Penryn

In the development stage with Placer County for the past four years, the 150-unit Orchard at Penryn housing project goes before the planning commission Thursday for a public hearin ...

Driver injured in I-80 truck rollover tumble

A Rocklin woman suffered major injuries on Interstate 80 Sunday night when she lost control of the truck she was driving and it slammed into the concrete center median. Still in ...

Project Linus volunteers sew comfort

Linus, a character in the comic strip “Peanuts,” gets a great deal of comfort and security from his blanket. With the support of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz, the li ...

Pet dog suffers third-degree burns

A Loomis family believes someone came onto their property recently and burned their dog with caustic chemicals. Chloe, a three-year-old Labrador retriever, is being treated for se ...

Penryn gym helps kids fight obesity

September is national Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and a local gym is joining the fight to help get kids healthy and fit. Anytime Fitness, in Penryn, is offering free trial m ...

Outlaw barkeep jailed 15 days for Valencia Club ownership hoax

Travis Kevie, a homeless, bullriding cowboy who managed to bamboozle customers at Penryn’s Valencia Club for four days into believing he owned the bar, has been sentenced to 15 d ...

Penryn’s outlaw barkeep ordered freed from Placer jail to widespread media buzz

Outlaw barkeeper Travis Kevie was ordered released from jail today with the buzz of media attention spreading his exploits to a widespread audience. But in the eyes of the law, he ...

Homeless man who opened illegal bar in Penryn’s vacant Valencia Club faces more charges

A homeless man who the Placer County Sheriff’s Department discovered illegally selling alcohol out of the vacant Valencia Club bar in Penryn is now facing a felony burglary charg ...

Family’s pet burro, 23, suffers chemical attack

Placer County Animal Services is investigating an attack on a Penryn burro that suffered chemical burns. Betsy, a 23-year-old burro, is owned by Shannon and Bob McClurg, of Penry ...

Penryn’s landmark Valencia Club bar shuttered

Like the clip-clop sound of tires on granite-gray sections of Taylor Road cement that have remained rock-solid since the middle of the last century, the Valencia Club had stood the ...

Meeting tonight on bridge closures

Plans by Caltrans to close Loomis bridges over Interstate 80 for several months will devastate Loomis businesses, a town official said. “Times are tough. This would really hurt ...

County Board of Education president suddenly resigns, leaves board

A former top county official has made another quick exit – this time from his elected position with the Placer County school board. Rich Colwell has resigned from the Placer Cou ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Placer County No. 2 post vacant after sudden departure of Rich Colwell

Rich Colwell has abruptly left the No. 2 administrative position with Placer County. The county’s chief assistant executive officer for the past three years and a 20-year county ...