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Ex-football star pleads to burglary, impersonating a cop

A Rocklin man originally facing charges of extortion can now expect a sentencing at his next court date. Chad Richard Mowry, who was 26 when he was arrested in July, pleaded no co ...

See the Sierra in a different way

Get to know the Sierra Nevada more intimately through the words of more than 75 observers of the majestic mountains. “The Illuminated Landscape, A Sierra Nevada Anthology,” is ...

Sheriff’s Office wins national award

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was recently recognized on a national level for one of its community outreach events. For the second year in a row, the Sheriff’s Office was ...

Local students construct robots for competition

High school students who like technology, robotics or video games can try their hand at creating a technologically advanced game of their own. The students on the South Placer Robo ...

Horseshoe Bar's Alexander brings local California flavor

Chef Vincent Paul Alexander has a following and the success of his restaurant, Alexander’s Horseshoe Bar Grill, shows it. “You have to have emotion, passion, behind the food, ...

Newcastle Sewer Project underway

The South Placer Municipal Utility District broke ground Dec. 2 on a project to repair and replace sanitary systems throughout Newcastle. As part of the $6.84 million Newcastle Se ...

Chamber music series brings Schubert alive

As 31-year-old Franz Schubert lay in bed dying from what is now believed to have been mercury poisoning, he composed a romantic story with musical notes that remains immortal. The ...

Loomis man dies in head-on collision, two injured

A Loomis man is dead and two other Loomis residents were injured in a head-on collision late Tuesday afternoon on Horseshoe Bar Road, according to Dave Martinez, California Highway ...

Rocklin 60 housing project plan rejected

The Rocklin Planning Commission has unanimously rejected the proposed map for the Rocklin 60 housing project, which borders Loomis. According to Rocklin city officials, all technic ...

Loomis-area roadwork motoring along

Roadwork may bring improvements, but it can be a real nuisance for drivers. Many Loomis Basin roads are under construction and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and Cal ...

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 ...

Placer farm tour not to be missed

One of Placer County's most unique events beckons on Sunday, Oct. 10. After a year off, the Placer Farm & Barn Tour is back. This unique, self-drive tour of nine family farms, ...

Students harvesting wine-making skills

Sierra College’s “Vine to Wine” course teaches students the ropes of winemaking at Secret Ravine Vineyard and Winery in Loomis. Ron Morris, Ph.D., owner of Secret Ravine, te ...

Knoxes celebrate 50 years of marriage

Dick and Marilyn Knox recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family vacation to Cancun, Mexico. They were married Aug. 20, 1960 in Greensboro, N.C. The couple ...

Former fair official alleges wrongful termination in suit

A former fair official is suing the Placer County Fair Association for wrongful termination after he claimed the board fired him for reporting a sexual harassment incident. Brock ...