John Todd

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

Web Site: http://www.riolindaonline.com


Darren Oliver joins the Texas Rangers for Spring Training

Mar 5, 2014
Darren Oliver joins the Texas Rangers for Spring Training

Darren Oliver, who spent four years as a pitcher at Rio Linda High School and 20 years in the majors as a left-handed starter and reliever, began a new career as a pitching consultant. Oliver was in uniform for the start of the Texas Rangers’ four-day mini-camp for 24 players, including 14 pitchers, at...

Reservoir and Pump Station Groundbreaking Ceremony

Mar 5, 2014
Reservoir and Pump Station Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Rio Linda Elverta Community Water District will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the L Street reservoir and pump station on Thursday March 6th at 9 am. The address is 730 L Street in Rio Linda at the Water District office. This Reservoir and Pump Station is part of the $7.5 million dollar...

Rio Linda Carjacking Ends in Elverta Crash

Mar 3, 2014
Rio Linda Carjacking Ends in Elverta Crash

At 7:20am today, March 3, 2014, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department was contacted to assist the California Highway Patrol in a call they received regarding a possible carjacking just-occurred in the 7000 block of Elder Street. Deputies received updated information that a vehicle matching the description of the carjacked vehicle had been involved in...

Rio Linda News: Volume 1, Issue #1, March 1983

Feb 27, 2014

As many of you may know, the longtime publisher of the Rio Linda News, Don Flesch, is moving out of his office on Front Street and is going to continue to publish the Rio Linda News from home. During this moving process he noted how many copies of back issues he had accumulated over...

Twin Rivers Community Forums

Feb 26, 2014
Twin Rivers Community Forums

We have before us an incredible opportunity to reshape the educational experience for all students in our district, but we can’t do it alone. We need your input in setting priorities that will ensure that every student at every grade level is on track to graduate college and career ready. Please share your ideas...

Fire Damages Structures in Rio Linda

Feb 25, 2014

As reported first on the RioLindaOnline Facebook page, A large fire ignited around 5pm on the 7300 block of Dry Creek Road, between Q and U streets. The fire destroyed a barn and a trailer on the property, but were able to save the primary home and a secondary residence on the property. According...

A Bridge between Citizens and the Justice System

Feb 24, 2014
A Bridge between Citizens and the Justice System

Most of us know there are police and sheriff academies throughout the country that are aimed at recruitment and tactical training. Did you know there is also a Citizens Academy designed to increase communication and understanding between our citizens and the criminal justice system? The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department...

County Awarded for First-Ever Green Street

Feb 22, 2014
County Awarded for First-Ever Green Street

When walking down the new sidewalks of Freedom Park Drive, (off North Watt) you may notice the streets are lined with young trees or freshly painted bike lanes that make bicycling a breeze. What may be harder to see are the approximately 4,000 recycled tires used in the road’s asphalt, or the plants that...

…Horses that wont share with the humans.

Feb 20, 2014
…Horses that wont share with the humans.

(Today I reprint an article originally posted at The Natomas Farm blog by Deno McFez. Deno is building a farm here in Rio Linda and is smart enough to see the beauty in our town that so many people miss. Please drop by the Natomas Farm blog, or the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TheNatomasFarm to let him know...

RLHS is Cooking in Style!

Feb 12, 2014

New appliances glisten in the background as students scurry about, serving up delicacies to a small group of guests during a test drive of the newly renovated kitchen at the Rio Linda High School Culinary Academy. “I was excited because I’ve never been in the kitchen before,” says Hrmelindo Rubio, a junior. “This is...



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