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Elk Grove looks to build train station

Apr 11, 2014

Elk Grove wants to build a train station to serve commuters in the fast-growing city, with hopes of turning dirt on the project in summer 2015.

Elk Grove launches new social media effort to feed the hungry

Apr 6, 2014
Elk Grove launches new social media effort to feed the hungry

Popular websites already help consumers connect with private owners to rent vacation homes, parking spaces and vehicles. Elk Grove is using a new social media venture for a more charitable purpose: connecting residents in need with excess food that wou...

Residents of Elk Grove are spending money again as economy recovers

Apr 5, 2014
Residents of Elk Grove are spending money again as economy recovers

Alexis Thompson doesn’t need charts and graphs; she can tell by looking out at the parking lot of the shopping center where she works. Matt Bassett sees it in the new cars rolling out of his showroom.


Yvonne Hall of Elk Grove shops for LED lights with help from Home...

Sandeen appointed to West Sacramento City Council

Apr 3, 2014

West Sacramento leaders appointed a new council member

Costs rising for Sacramento County 911 center renovation

Mar 31, 2014

New revisions to the substation’s power supply system and server room, as well as to masonry and duct work, have added more than $260,000 and a month’s delay to the center’s construction, according to a March report to the county Board of Supervisors. That follows earlier cost increases totaling more than $147,000.

Green Acres to open fourth nursery in Elk Grove

Mar 27, 2014

Green Acres Nursery & Supply is planting roots in Elk Grove with plans to open a new location in 2015.

Elk Grove seeks to increase jobs in Southest Policy Area plan

Mar 21, 2014

It’s the last remaining expanse of land open for development in Elk Grove’s urban core, and what gets built there could shape the future direction of Sacramento County’s second-largest city.

Elk Grove cites Nigerian violence in dropping sister-city plan

Mar 5, 2014

Elk Grove leaders over the weekend abruptly backed out of a proposed sister-city relationship with a Nigerian city after learning of escalating sectarian violence and human rights atrocities in its region.

Yolo judge says jury can consider Davis teen’s confession in killings

Mar 2, 2014
Yolo judge says jury can consider Davis teen’s confession in killings

The confession by a Davis teenager accused of killing an elderly couple last year can be used at trial, a Yolo Superior Court judge ruled Friday. Daniel Marsh

Jury finds West Sacramento cop guilty in sexual assault case

Feb 28, 2014
Jury finds West Sacramento cop guilty in sexual assault case

Former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez could be imprisoned for life for kidnapping and sexually assaulting women while on patrol in 2011 and 2012. Former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez is lead from the Yolo County Cour...



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