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Elk Grove Car Dealer, Customers Pitch-in On Historic Water Conservation Efforts

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Jul 31, 2015
Elk Grove Car Dealer, Customers Pitch-in On Historic Water Conservation Efforts

August 1, 2015 |

Faced with a historic drought, people throughout California are pitching in to conserve water. These conservation efforts were reflected recently when it was reported Californians have reduced year-over-year water consumption by 27-percent.

One Elk Grove business and its customers that have vowed to help in the effort...

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Man Robbed at Gunpoint, Knifepoint in Late-Night Elk Grove Weed Deal

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Jul 31, 2015
Man Robbed at Gunpoint, Knifepoint in Late-Night Elk Grove Weed Deal

July 31, 2015 |

A  marijuana deal soured for the potential buyer late last night when he was robbed by up to five suspects. 

According to Elk Grove Police, the 19-year old male victim and another individual agreed to meet on the 9000 block of Bruceville Road to buy marijuana. During the sale,...

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Elk Grove Police Officers, K-9 Catch In-Progress Burglary Suspect

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Jul 31, 2015
Elk Grove Police Officers, K-9 Catch In-Progress Burglary Suspect

July 31, 2015 |

Elk Grove Police officers, with the help of a K-9 unit, were able to apprehend a burglary suspect yesterday morning.

According to police reports, officers were dispatched to the 6700 block of Storia Way in response to an in-progress burglary. Upon arrival, officers observed that the backdoor...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Area Golf Courses Use Technology and Science To Keep It Green

Area Golf Courses Use Technology and Science To Keep It Green


With California facing one of the most severe droughts on record, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought State of Emergency in January and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages.

On Thursday state officials announced that even with record-breaking heat throughout June, Californians continued to conserve water, reducing water...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Mayer To Coach Baseball at LC/Dragmire, Jack Ink LOI’s

Mayer To Coach Baseball at LC/Dragmire, Jack Ink LOI’s

Danny Mayer, a 2005 graduate of Sheldon High School, will be the next baseball coach at Laguna Creek High School. Corey Clonce, the school's athletic director, made that announcement last week.

Mayer comes to Laguna after a road well traveled. He played college and independent professional baseball before returning to the area to be the...

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Urban Aerial Mosquito Spraying Being Considered For Elk Grove, Davis

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Jul 30, 2015
Urban Aerial Mosquito Spraying Being Considered For Elk Grove, Davis

July 30, 2015 |

Because of a spike in West Nile Virus (WNV)  activity, the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District is considering aerial spraying in Elk Grove.

Laboratory results received yesterday by the district confirmed that a total of 26 mosquito samples have tested positive. Additional surveillance results will be...

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Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club Holding Fundraiser Next Week

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Jul 30, 2015
Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club Holding Fundraiser Next Week

July 30, 2015 |

The Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club will be holding a fundraising event next week in Elk Grove that will feature prominent area politicians, including Congressman Dr. Ami Bera.

The "getting to know you" event will be held next Thursday, August 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at Logan's Steakhouse,...

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A Father and Son’s Journey Through Foreign Exchange Study

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Jul 29, 2015
A Father and Son’s Journey Through Foreign Exchange Study


Special to Elk Grove News | July 29, 2015 |

It seems like a lifetime ago. In the late 80s I was a young student leaving Ecuador headed to Kent, Ohio, for what would be an experience like no other. An experience that would certainly stay with me for a lifetime. Following...

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Retail Employee Threatened With Knife During Elk Grove Shoplifting Incident

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Jul 29, 2015
Retail Employee Threatened With Knife During Elk Grove Shoplifting Incident


July 29, 2015 |

A retail employee was threatened with bodily injury in an Elk Grove shoplifting incident yesterday afternoon.

According to Elk Grove Police reports, an unknown person was observed shoplifting by an employee at the Walgreens drugstore on the 8400 block of Elk Grove-Florin Road. When confronted, the shoplifter...

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Woman Threatened, Robbed at Knifepoint in Elk Grove

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Jul 28, 2015
Woman Threatened, Robbed at Knifepoint in Elk Grove

July 28, 2015 |

A 52-year old woman was robbed at knifepoint yesterday afternoon in Elk Grove.

According to Elk Grove Police, the victim was sitting in her car on the 9900 block of Elk Grove-Florin Road when she was approached by an unknown person. Upon contact, the suspect brandished a knife and...

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