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Getting out of the financial doghouse

A bank foreclosure is threatening the home of 69 disabled, old, and special-needs animals and their two human caretakers. A Chance For Bliss Animal Sanctuary in Penryn has provid ...

Placer artists open studios to hundreds for annual weekend tour of discovery

Down a Penryn dirt road people don’t necessarily take, walking amid Steve Harrington’s sculptures, people were chuckling, pointing, smiling and even guffawing throughout the we ...

More Penryn chicken deaths blamed on marauding black bears

More chickens have been reported killed by marauding bears in the Penryn area. In the most damaging coop break-in to date, longtime Penryn resident Terry Wicks said 18 of her chic ...

Rampaging Penryn bears appear to have moved on

A Penryn family – and its chickens – are resting easier five days after bears rampaged through their poultry coop. Floyd and Suzanna Giaccani were victimized Thursday night af ...

Shots fired after three bears raid rural Placer County chicken coop

Three bears were shot at after rampaging through a Loomis-area chicken coop but escaped into the darkness Thursday. While a state Fish & Game Department spokesman said the adult f ...

Media Life: Placer County products are Emmy nominees for “Deadliest Catch”

“Deadliest Catch” has netted another Emmy nomination for cinematography, which means Placer County products Todd and Doug Stanley are up for a second win. The brothers – Tod ...

Dolphins swim program is therapy and fun for Julia Hay

You can see Julia Hay’s enthusiasm for swimming in her eyes. And even though she has a speech disability, it doesn’t keep her from being part of the Loomis Basin Dolphins swim ...

Man dies in Penryn fire

A 75-year-old Penryn man died in a fire in his home early Sunday morning, but his wife, Gretel Heinrichs was able to escape without injury. Fire units from Penryn, Loomis, Newcast ...

Bobcat spotted in Penryn

Liisa and Jim Chandler have nicknamed the new visitor to their Penryn home “B.C.” That’s short for bobcat. Liisa Chandler said they saw the animal several times earlier in t ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 27, 1959 Issue) The First Congregational Church of Loomis honored the choir in their worship service. Frank Law led the congregation in the reading of the “Lit ...

Drunk driver "wreaks havoc" in Penryn

An Iowa Hill man was arrested in Penryn on Friday, Nov. 28, for driving under the influence, evading and other charges after “wreaking havoc,” according to the Placer County Sh ...
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