John Todd

John Todd is a lifelong resident of Rio Linda since 1969.

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Locust Road Closure Open Letter

Sep 22, 2016

I recieved an open letter from a resident affected by the Locust Road Closure: Per the MAC meeting on September 14, 2016 Locust Road will be closed until further notice. They said they might revisit the impact of the road closure in a year. Most of the people in our southwest Placer community (with...

Wrap-up Meeting for 2016 Country Faire Monday October 3

Sep 22, 2016

From Charlea Moore: Congratulations! By all accounts this year was the biggest and best ever!  You all did it!!!  Your hard work, hours and hours of work and the sacrifices you each made paid off once again. This is the most impressive volunteer group anywhere!!!  For 4 years in a row the RLE Country...

Food Review: This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Tummys!

Sep 21, 2016

So, I doubt there’s anyone in Rio Linda or Elverta over the age of twelve who hasn’t heard of Tummy’s Sub Shop, and hasn’t lamented their closure over the past months. When you talk old school Rio Linda, a town fixture, something integral to the fabric of the community, you’re talking about Tummy’s and...

2016 Country Faire is the Biggest and Best Yet

Sep 21, 2016

With thousands of visitors, nearly 150 vendors, and many family friendly, fun, free attractions, the 2016 Rio Linda Elverta Country Faire was another huge success. Thanks to everyone who came out, and our community looks forward to seeing even more of ...

“Eye on Sacramento” Issues Report that Critiques Spending of Measure A Taxes

Sep 6, 2016

(Publisher’s note- I have always been very critical regarding the distribution and use of the money collected by Measure A, a transportation infrastructure initiative intended to fund repair and replacement of transportation assets. Millions of dollars have been spent since 2009, yet our roads are still in a state of disrepair and entirely inadequate according to...

Homemade Spike Strips Causing Tire Damage in Rio Linda

Sep 5, 2016

The Rio Linda/Elverta Community should be aware that someone is tossing out homemade spike strips along U Street. The dangerous and damaging devices have caused at least 6 flat tires since April of this year. Another was reported in June, and more in August. They present as pieces of rubber hose or garden hose...

Knights Fall to #20 Roseville

Sep 3, 2016

Let’s not make any excuses here; The Rio Linda Knights lost under the Friday night lights to a bigger and faster Roseville Tigers team. Roseville High’s two senior running backs, Razzano and McMinn scored six touchdowns in a 42-23 romp that elevated the Tigers to 2-0, and saw the Knights fall to 0-2 on the young season. The...

Rio Linda Library to celebrate 100th anniversary

Sep 2, 2016

  Sacramento, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2016) — Sacramento Public Library invites the community to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Rio Linda Library on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 5-8 p.m. at 631 L St. in Rio Linda. The anniversary event will include a presentation of historical photographs and a light meal made...

Threat of West Nile Virus Continues

Sep 1, 2016

Stay Protected from Mosquitoes this Labor Day Weekend  Elk Grove, Ca. — Labor Day is the last official holiday of the summer, however this doesn’t mean it’s the end of mosquito season! This weekend many will be enjoying family barbeques, pool parties and fun outdoor activities, however the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District...

Lions Club “Welcome Sign” Presentation September 8th

Sep 1, 2016

Please join the Rio Linda Lions Club from 6:30 to 7:00 on Thursday September 8, 2016 at the Rio Linda Grange for a informational presentation on the “Welcome to Rio Linda” Sign. The Rio Linda Grange is located at 1315 G Street in Rio Linda. The Lions Club will be providing lemonade and appetizers...

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