John Todd

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

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


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...

Rio Linda Football Hires New Head Coach

Feb 11, 2014
Rio Linda Football Hires New Head Coach

It’s been just 2 months since Coach Mike Morris announced that he was stepping down as the Rio Linda High School football team’s Head Coach. Today, the team has a new head coach to lead them into the rarefied air of the “next level”.  Rio Linda High School has hired Justin Reber, formerly Head...

Sacramento County Launches 311 Connect

Feb 10, 2014

Where do I report an abandoned vehicle? Who fixes broken street lights? These are an example of the hundreds of questions coming in every day to County operators. It’s easy to be confused about who to call for the many services offered throughout the County, or even where to start. Now there is a...

1-4-5 Club: making food count in Rio Linda

Jan 19, 2014

(This is a reprint of an article by Allen Pierleoni published in the Sacramento Bee on Friday, Jun. 28, 2013.) Rio Linda is only a 20-minute drive from downtown Sacramento, but it’s a world away. The former poultry capital is workin’-folk country where the dented pickup trucks are actually used to haul stuff, and you’re...

2014 Rio Linda Little League Sign Ups

Jan 19, 2014

It’s that time of year… no, not the holidays… it’s time for Rio Linda Little League sign ups! Sign ups are Wednesdays 6-8 and Saturdays 11-2 at Papa’s Pizzaria. January: Wednesday, January 22nd, 6:00pm-9:00pm Saturday, January 25th, 11:00pm-2:00pm Wednesday, January 29th, 6:00pm-9:00pm February: Saturday, February 1st, 11:00am-2:00pm Wednesday, February 5th, 6:00pm-9:00pm Location: Papas Pizzeria...

The Fight Against Illegal Dumping is On

Jan 8, 2014
The Fight Against Illegal Dumping is On

From Sacramento County: Have you ever driven by an abandoned mattress or refrigerator dumped on the side of the road? These “illegal dumping sites” are dangerous, often contain hazardous waste, attract rodents and other vectors, and can hinder the flow of traffic. They mar rural scenery throughout the County and crop up in neighborhoods,...

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