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Opinion – The dogs have heard the Trump whistle, and now they are barking

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Feb 10, 2016
Opinion – The dogs have heard the Trump whistle, and now they are barking



By Congressmember  Karen Bass |February 10, 2016 |

In 2005 The Economist introduced a new term into our political lexicon: Dog whistle politics. It is the act of “putting out a message that, like a high-pitched dog-whistle, is only fully audible to those at whom it is directly...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police to Hold Community Meeting, Patrol Beat 1

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Feb 9, 2016
Elk Grove Police to Hold Community Meeting, Patrol Beat 1



February 9, 2016 |

On Tuesday, February 16th the Elk Grove Police Department will be hosting a community meeting for Patrol Beat 1. 

Personnel from various units within the EGPD will be available to answer residents questions may have regarding crime issues. Community beat meetings are designed to strengthen the partnership...

Elk Grove News
American River flows will rise to 3,000 cfs as Folsom Lake reaches 61% capacity

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Feb 9, 2016
American River flows will rise to 3,000 cfs as Folsom Lake reaches 61% capacity

By Dan Bacher | February 9, 2016 |

Anglers, rafters, kayakers and others who recreate on the Lower American River be advised — the Bureau of Reclamation will increase releases below Nimbus Dam into the lower American from 1,750 cubic feet per second to 3,000 cfs for "storage management" in Folsom Reservoir beginning tonight.

Elk Grove News
Cash Room at Elk Grove Walmart Robbed at Gunpoint, Under Investigation

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Feb 9, 2016
Cash Room at Elk Grove Walmart Robbed at Gunpoint, Under Investigation

February 9, 2016 4:55 a.m | UPDATED 5:22 a.m.

According to information posted on social media by the Elk Grove Police in the last 30 minutes, a gunman robbed the cash room at the Elk Grove Boulevard Walmart store in Elk Grove.

The suspect was described as Black male adult, 5'9", 225 lbs., wearing a white...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove City Council’s Road Maintenance Growing, Risky Tab

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Feb 8, 2016
Elk Grove City Council’s Road Maintenance Growing, Risky Tab

February 7, 2016 |

Ask people of a certain age from particular parts of our country about running an on-going bar tab, and they will know how this sort of credit system works.

For those who have had nothing but corporate-owned chain drinking establishments where an on-going tab is verboten, indulge...

Elk Grove News
Sacramento Transit Authority to Discuss Sales Tax Surveys This Thursday

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Feb 8, 2016
Sacramento Transit Authority to Discuss Sales Tax Surveys This Thursday




February 8, 2016 |

At this Thursday's Sacramento Transit Authority's regular meeting, board member will hear a  status report on the effort to position voters for a possible supplemental transportation sales tax initiative in November 2016.

The presentation will be made by Duffy & Capitolo and will cover their various outreach...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Mayor, Vice Mayor to Address Recent Crime Spike at Community Meeting

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Feb 7, 2016
Elk Grove Mayor, Vice Mayor to Address Recent Crime Spike at Community Meeting

February 7, 2016 |

In a mass email distribution yesterday, Mayor Gary Davis addressed concerns widely discussed on internet forums and social media about last week's headline-grabbing crime spree in Elk Grove. Among other events, that spree included an armed robbery of a Franklin High School student and a gang-related street shootout.

In his email titled...

Elk Grove News
Cozying Up to Development Interests, Elk Grove City Council’s Newest Baller Darren Suen Raises $49,000

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Feb 5, 2016
Cozying Up to Development Interests, Elk Grove City Council’s Newest Baller Darren Suen Raises $49,000



February 5, 2016 |

Unlike his fellow Elk Grove City Council Members, Darren Suen was appointed to his seat in 2014 and did not have to raise money for an election campaign. Like his colleagues however, Suen has quickly learned that if you want to be an Elk Grove City Council baller, ...

Elk Grove News
Chew’s Review – Hail, Caesar

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Feb 4, 2016
Chew’s Review – Hail, Caesar



By Gary Chew | February 4, 2016 |

Opens Friday |

I submit that most actors who appear in movies made by the Coen brothers must be falling all over themselves to get even a small part in whatever new project Joel and Ethan have hatched. Such is the...

Elk Grove News
EGUSD Staff Report Raises Serious Financial Concerns Over Proposed Elk Grove Charter School

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Feb 4, 2016
EGUSD Staff Report Raises Serious Financial Concerns Over Proposed Elk Grove Charter School



February 4, 2016 |

When the Tri-Valley Learning Corporation asked for a 30-day extension of their petition Tuesday night at the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) meeting, they may have had an idea things would not be going their way.

Tri-Valley Learning, which is seeking to open the...

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