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School Boundary Changes Coming For Several Elementary Students in the EGUSD

May 27, 2016
School Boundary Changes Coming For Several Elementary Students in the EGUSD

By Lorelei Miguel-Rossow | May 27, 2016 

A change is occurring within Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) that will affect students and their families.  

Students that attend Sunrise, Franklin or Arlene Hein Elementary schools, may have to move school sites in the upcoming school year. There is a community information meeting that all affected...

Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Could Learn Something From Councilman Pat Hume

May 27, 2016
Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Could Learn Something From Councilman Pat Hume



By Dan Gougherty | May 27, 2016 |

Wednesday night's Elk Grove City Council meeting hearing on the proposed Costco planned for City Council District 4 was interesting on several different levels.

First, there were the comments by Councilman Steve Detrick, who said the media, including this site, had misled the...

It’s Official – Elk Grove is an ‘International Point of Destination’ According to Vice Mayor Steve Ly

May 26, 2016
It’s Official – Elk Grove is an ‘International Point of Destination’ According to Vice Mayor Steve Ly



May 26, 2016 |

Memorial Day marks the traditional kick-off the American summer vacation travel season, and according to AAA estimates, this years three-day weekend could be great. With cheaper gas and an improving economy, the AAA says this could be the second busiest Memorial Day on record. 

This is...

Elk Grove Police Arrests Man Suspected of Early Morning Van Break-in

May 26, 2016
Elk Grove Police Arrests Man Suspected of Early Morning Van Break-in


May 26, 2016 |

Elk Grove Police apprehended a man suspected of breaking into a vehicle yesterday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 8900 block of Sheldon Creek Drive on the city's north side just before 4 a.m. in response to an in-progress burglary. A witness observed Eddie Ford Barrett (pictured...

Elk Grove Signals Support For Costco, Seeks Design Changes Prior to Formal Approval

May 26, 2016
Elk Grove Signals Support For Costco, Seeks Design Changes Prior to Formal Approval

May 26, 2016 |

At their regular meeting last night the Elk Grove City Council voiced support for the Costco proposed near Elk Grove Boulevard and Bruceville Road but did not formally approve the project pending design modifications.    

After nearly two hours of public comment and deliberations, the big box retailing behemoth was instructed...

What Happens When a Cup of Coffee Costs More Than a Share of The Sacramento Bee, MNI?

May 25, 2016
What Happens When a Cup of Coffee Costs More Than a Share of The Sacramento Bee, MNI?

 | Has the time come to short MNI? |
May 25, 2016 |

It is no secret that mid-sized major metropolitan daily newspapers are under siege and our very own Sacramento Bee is no exception.

For those who follow such things, a share of McClatchy Company, owner of the...

Will City Qualify Survey as Unscientific as Elk Grove Soccer Attempts to Skew Results?

May 24, 2016
Will City Qualify Survey as Unscientific as Elk Grove Soccer Attempts to Skew Results?



May 24, 2016 |

Anyone who have ever taken an online poll knows, or should know, those results should be viewed more like a popularity contest. It is not unlike voting for a Prom King and Queen - a contest based more on popularity than anything else.

Indeed, when a survey...

Elk Grove Police Holding Community Meeting This Thursday Night at Roy Herburger School

May 24, 2016
Elk Grove Police Holding Community Meeting This Thursday Night at Roy Herburger School



May 24, 2016 |

As part of their on-going outreach efforts, the Elk Grove Police will hold a community meeting this Thursday night.

The public is invited to attend the meeting at Roy Herburger Elementary School, 8670 Maranello Drive, and will cover topics of interest to residents the department's Beat Area...

Elk Grove to Unveil 2017 Proposed Budget at Tomorrow’s City Council Meeting

May 24, 2016
Elk Grove to Unveil 2017 Proposed Budget at Tomorrow’s City Council Meeting

May 24, 2016 |

With fiscal year 2016 ending on June 30, 2016, the City of Elk Grove's executive team head by City Manager Laura Gill is set to unveil its proposed budget at tomorrow night's City Council meeting.

By law, California municipalities are required to adapt a balanced budget for...

Elk Grove Police Investigating Assault, Armed Robbery With Gunshots

May 23, 2016
Elk Grove Police Investigating Assault, Armed Robbery With Gunshots

May 23, 2016 |

An early Friday morning assault and gunpoint robbery is under investigation by Elk Grove Police.

Police officers contacted the victim at an area hospital who was being treated for a facial injury. The victim was a passenger in a vehicle near Black Kite Drive and Springhouse Way that was...

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