Politics

Consider negative consequences proposed Village at Loomis and Costco could have

It's disappointing to read editorials from former Loomis officials who are pushing for approval of the Village at Loomis development of nearly 400 residential units behind the ...

Thank you for voting in Measure D

When I describe Loomis to friends who have never been there, I say it’s like a college town but with a high school instead. Del Oro and its traditions have been central to ou ...

Managing our public lands needs a dramatic and abrupt change in policy

There are things yet to learn about the devastation brought by the Camp Fire but this much we do know. The fire will have destroyed more than 14,000 structures, burned more than 15 ...

Loomis is waiting for its missing pieces

I moved to Loomis 20 years ago, yet I’m still waiting for the town to fill in its missing pieces – walkable, residential, mixed use, commercial and civic areas to energ ...

Shop Placer County’s small businesses this holiday season

Small businesses are the backbone of our local communities. Now that the  holiday shopping season is in full swing, I would like to share how our communities benefit from your ...

With Reagan-family aplomb, ill GOP chair steps down

Placer County GOP chief Dennis Revell has resigned as he fights a battle with a medical condition — Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — that has resulted in major surgery sc ...

Rocklin Council report

Agenda item 13 was quite the hot button issue at Tuesday night’s Rocklin City Council meeting as amendments were proposed to Rocklin’s General Plan regarding a West ...

Thank you, every candidate, for running

The local election season is almost over, as the Placer County Elections Office has until Dec. 6 by election code to audit all ballots and release official race results. That mean ...

Protest in support of Mueller investigation hits home in Placer County

A national protest Thursday night hit home in Roseville as droves of protesters flooded  downtown into Vernon Street Square. Thursday’s national protest was in respons ...

Decision 2018; winners and losers

Republicans won big in Placer County. However, the rest of California made the decision on who would be elected governor and who would continue on the U.S. Senate. On Election Nigh ...

Decision 2018; City Council Elections

Loomis Loomis Town Council has a new face. Jan Clark-Crets captured more than 30 percent of the total vote with 942 votes on Election Night, according to the Placer County Electio ...

Implement Loomis General Plan and approve Village at Loomis

I served 11 years as Loomis town manager (April 2000 through September 2011) and worked with some members of the current council and Planning Commission.  I also worked with M ...

McClintock defeats Morse; looks to continue in office for another 2 years

UPDATED NOV. 8 AT 1 P.M.  Rep. Tom McClintock, representing California’s 4th Congressional District, will continue for another two years as the longtime R ...

Clark-Crets elected as new Loomis council member

Loomis Town Council has a new face. Jan Clark-Crets captured more than 30 percent of the total vote with 942 votes. Jeff Duncan won a tightly-contested  race to retain his s ...

Decision 2018: Measure D for Del Oro suffers major defeat by a minor margin

UPDATED at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday   Measure D is a $40.3-million bond measure on the ballot with major implications for Del Oro High School. The measure would go toward major ...