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Loomis Caregiver Who Served Wild Mushrooms Barred For Life By State

The caregiver who served poisonous mushrooms to residents at a senior care facility in Loomis, resulting in four deaths, has been barred for life by the Department of Social Services from working in any state-licensed community care facility.


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UPDATE: Fourth Person Dies After Eating Poisonous Mushrooms At Loomis Elder Care Facility

A fourth person has died after eating poisonous mushrooms used in a soup at an assisted living home in Placer County earlier this month.


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Third Person Dies After Eating Poisonous Mushrooms At Loomis Elder Care Facility

A third person has died after eating poisonous mushrooms at an assisted living home in Placer County earlier this month.


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Loomis Heats Up Over Fire Chief Elected To Town Council

There was a Town Hall showdown on Tuesday in sleepy little Loomis, now wide awake with political intrigue. The drama is over a newly elected council member Dave Wheeler, who won in a landslide.


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175 Pounds Of Marijuana Uncovered After Traffic Stop In Loomis

A traffic stop in Loomis turned into a felony drug and weapons arrest after a Placer County sheriff’s K-9 sniffed out a large load of marijuana.


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Making a Scene in Sacramento: Get Hooked on Knitting at Got Your Goat Yarn Studio

If you want to learn a skill that will benefit the entire family, why not join in the handcrafting Renaissance and create your own fashion this winter?


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Burglars Brazenly Targeting Upscale Placer Neighborhoods

A series of break-ins throughout Placer County have followed a similar pattern. The suspect or suspects strike at night with a brash method of entry: kicking the door down.


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Disabled And Seniors Worry About Cuts To In-Home Care

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing reductions to California’s In-Home Supportive Services program, which helps about 435,000 California seniors and people with disabilities stay in their homes


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Best Places to Learn How to Swim in Sacramento

With the season’s cold and rain making outdoor activities less comfortable now is the perfect time to enroll your family in swim lessons. The perk? The kids will tire themselves out while you float away via latte.


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Del Oro Football Team Heads South For Big Bowl Game

The Del Oro High School football team received a hero’s sendoff Thursday as the Eagles head off for a bowl game against one of the best teams in the state.


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Sacramento Man Sentenced 21 Years For 2009 Killing Of Loomis Man

A 24-year-old Sacramento man was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Wednesday for the September 2009 death of a Loomis man, the Placer County District Attorney’s Office announced.


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Bear Family Wanders Through Loomis

Jim Paclik has been living in a country-style Loomis home since the 1970s, and for decades he’d spot maybe a racoon or mountain lion, but the past two years he’s seen the tracks of a furry family of four.