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Why our border matters

    Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders.  This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whet ...

South Placer Calendar, starting Dec. 21

Friday, Dec. 21 Today is the first day of winter Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Support Del Oro track and cross-coun ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 25 Years ago Dec. 23, 1993 Services were held for Clifford Duane Lowrie, 53, a resident of Loomis and Placer County for ...

Awaited holiday parade marches Saturday

After being postponed last month due to the unhealthy air from the area wildfires, the 57th annual Sylvia Besana Parade is set for this Saturday in downtown Roseville. Residents h ...

South Placer Council members sworn in

This week was the ceremonial swearing in for council members as new city and town leaders took the oath.   Loomis Town Council Councilwoman Jan Clark-Crets, Councilman Jeff ...

TSI Semiconductors in Roseville suffers workforce reduction

Roseville-based manufacturing company TSI Semiconductors will lay off 240 employees, almost half of its entire workforce in February, according to TSI spokesman Scott Olsen. ...

Placer Union High School District thanks voters for Measure D

  Thank you to our Placer and Del Oro High School attendance area voters for your overwhelming support of our students and schools with the passage of Measures G and D, the s ...

North Auburn arraignment court closed

Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980 ...

Help KidsFirst reduce the numbers of child abuse instances here

Almost 80,000 children throughout California are confirmed victims of child abuse and neglect, according to statistics from child advocacy groups. In Placer County, the number of ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Dec. 25, 2008 A Celebration of Life was planned for Free Way, 56, a Vietnam veteran and a zealous ...

Saturday's annual Loomis Basin Christmas Basket Program made many families happy

Saturday was the annual Loomis Basin Christmas Basket Program that helps scores of area families. The program provides food for families and toys for children. Martha Ga ...

South Placer calendar, starting Dec. 14

Friday, Dec. 14 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Support Del Oro track and cross-country teams by buying a Christmas tr ...

Area’s first all-female scout troop led by Dianne Cooper

Starting Feb. 1, the Boy Scouts of America will make history as girls between the ages of 11 and 17 can register in the same program as boys for the first time since 1910. Girls ...