Loomis

Rocklin and Loomis PONY Invitational Tournament

The Rocklin and Golden Eagle (Loomis) PONY Baseball leagues will host a weekend tournament for 8-under through 14-under this weekend. The games are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. an ...

Dining View: Green Elephant serves up scrumptious Burmese cuisine

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Finding hidden gems is one of my favorite things to do when it comes to searching out great restaurants. I use many differen ...

Animal rescue groups lend a helping hand

For the love of animals, several rescue groups exist in south Placer County to help rehabilitate injured wild animals and find forever homes for domesticated pets in need. Below, t ...

Allegiant aims to help veterans, youth athletes

A local nonprofit is providing help for wounded warriors and returned veterans, and also offering a hand to youth sports and education all with community support. The nonprofit is ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...

The long recovery

Mark Soto remembers the day his oldest son shared his plans to join the U.S. Marines with acute detail. The family had a home in Granite Bay at the time and Soto made a good livin ...

State championship game was ‘the icing on the cake’

The community of Loomis came out for Del Oro High School’s Division I CIF State Championship game on Friday. They came by plane, car, truck, motor home and bus – five ...

Golden Eagles top Serra, go after state title Friday

The longest football season in Del Oro High history just keeps on going. And, Friday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Del Oro will get the chance to make this the school' ...

Fundraiser organized for family displaced by Roseville shooting

A Loomis business owner is hosting a fundraiser for the Roseville family displaced when their home was allegedly invaded on Oct. 25 by an armed, fleeing parolee who engaged in nume ...

Loomis critter lover to the rescue

Fawning season means extreme sleep deprivation for Diane Nicholas, a Loomis woman who runs a rescue for injured, orphaned and sick baby deer. Nicholas wakes by 5 a.m. and does the ...

Reader Input: Shame on the rodeo watchers

Why do we tolerate animal cruelty and abuse in rodeos? Why is such activity allowed anywhere in civilized communities when the illegal electric shocking, tail raking, wire poking, ...

Grass fire behind Sierra College contained

A grass fire burning behind Sierra College next to Interstate 80 has been contained as of 1:58 p.m. Friday, according to Rocklin Fire Chief James Summers. The call came in at 1:04 ...

Lunch at the Flower Farm Café

It’s not often the words “dining” and “lunch” are used in the same sentence, especially in this column. But just off Auburn Folsom Road, on the outsk ...

Placer DA seeks death penalty in Loomis triple-slaying

  The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is now seeking the death penalty against triple-murder suspect Jeremy Baker. Baker, 33, has been jailed since May 2011 o ...