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Large Contingent of Precinct Walkers Target Pocket Area for Cooper

Apr 20, 2014
Large Contingent of Precinct Walkers Target Pocket Area for Cooper


April 20, 2014 |

In a primary election that has no controversial ballot initiatives and an expected low turnout, every vote is going to matter.

That was the message conveyed by Elk Grove City Council Member and California Assembly Ninth District candidate Jim Cooper to over 50 precinct walkers yesterday morning...

Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt

Apr 19, 2014
Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt


By Dan Bacher | April 19, 2014 |

Fish advocates scored a legal victory on April 16 when a federal court threw out earlier rulings that failed to consider endangered Delta smelt, an indicator species found only in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.

An eleven-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth...

Elk Grove Police Release Composite of Suspected Armed Robber Who Posed as SMUD Employee

Apr 18, 2014
Elk Grove Police Release Composite of Suspected Armed Robber Who Posed as SMUD Employee


April 18, 2014 |

Elk Grove Police released a composite sketch (see above) of a suspect who staged an armed robbery while posing as a SMUD Employee.

The armed robbery occurred on the evening of Thursday, April 12 when the suspect posed as a SMUD employee to gain entry into a...

Store Employee Sustains Head Injury During Elk Grove Shoplifting Incident

Apr 18, 2014
Store Employee Sustains Head Injury During Elk Grove Shoplifting Incident

April 18, 2014 |

A retail employee sustained a head injury in Elk Grove last night during a shoplifting incident.

According to Elk Grove Police, three unknown females entered the Bath and Body Works store on East Stockton Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m. and were observed shoplifting merchandise. When the suspects exited the store with the merchandise, they were...

Anti-SLAPP Status Ruling Affirmed Today; Detrick v Conley Dismissed

Apr 17, 2014
Anti-SLAPP Status Ruling Affirmed Today; Detrick v Conley Dismissed

April 17, 2014 |

A tentative ruling issued last Thursday that said Elk Grove community activist Connie Conley was being subjected to a so-called SLAPP lawsuit was affirmed today.

Conley, who was being sued for defamation by Elk Grove resident Brian Detrick, son of Elk Grove City Council Member Steve Detrick, has asserted...

Elk Grove Police Arrest Man After Allegedly Shooting at Former Girlfriend’s Car

Apr 17, 2014
Elk Grove Police Arrest Man After Allegedly Shooting at Former Girlfriend’s Car

April 17, 2014 |

Elk Grove Police arrested a Sacramento man last night after he allegedly shot a car occupied by his former girlfriend in the very early hours of Wednesday.

According to police reports, the two female victims were in a car near Heather Gate Way and Rose Point Court,...

Chew’s Reviews – ‘Under The Skin’ and ‘Transcendence’

Apr 17, 2014
Chew’s Reviews – ‘Under The Skin’ and ‘Transcendence’


By Gary Chew | April 17, 2014 |
“Under The Skin” lingers only briefly on the dermatological. But the dermis is important to this rather unique film by Jonathan Glazer. The English director and writer blew me away with his 2000 film that hangs in my memory so well: “Sexy Beast.”
With that...

Study Shows Elk Grove Drivers Pay Higher Than Statewide Average Car Insurance Premiums

Apr 16, 2014
Study Shows Elk Grove Drivers Pay Higher Than Statewide Average Car Insurance Premiums


April 16, 2016 |

In a recently released study looking at car insurance premiums in California, Elk Grove drivers were found to be paying higher rates than the statewide average.

The study, which was conducted and released by Wallet News, found that auto insurance policy holders in Elk Grove were paying on average...

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers and Sustainable Water Advocates Slam Tunnel Plan

Apr 16, 2014
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers and Sustainable Water Advocates Slam Tunnel Plan


By Dan Bacher | April 16, 2014 |

Politics can make for strange bedfellows, but so can drought, as exemplified by the concurrence between the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN) over the enormously expensive pork barrel project known as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.

Tom...

Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow

Apr 16, 2014
Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow


April 16, 2014 |

A community forum on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be held in Elk Grove tomorrow night.

The TPP is a proposed trade agreement  between the U.S., Canada, Mexico and nine other Pacific Rim countries. The one country not included in the on-going negotiations is China. 

Groups...