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Lost Opportunity For Elk Grove With This Weekend’s National Soccer Tournament

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Apr 24, 2016
Lost Opportunity For Elk Grove With This Weekend’s National Soccer Tournament



April 24, 2016 |

For all the talk coming about making Elk Grove a sports destination, there was no publicity from City Hall about a major collegiate-level soccer tournament held here this weekend.

For those who were not aware, this weekend the West Coast Soccer Association held a major tournament at...

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Water Rates Will Increase To Pay For Delta Tunnels

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Apr 24, 2016
Water Rates Will Increase To Pay For Delta Tunnels

By Dan Bacher | April 24, 2016 |

How would you like to find out that a new fee was added to your groundwater bill to support Governor Jerry Brown’s “legacy” project,” the salmon-killing Delta Tunnels, without your consent?  

Well, that’s exactly what happened when ratepayers attended a public hearing of Santa Clara County Water...

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Traffic in Elk Grove – ‘The Best It Is Going to Be’

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Apr 22, 2016
Traffic in Elk Grove – ‘The Best It Is Going to Be’

Elk Grove traffic

By Dan Gougherty | April 22, 2016 |

Towards the end of Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis' "Greater Than Three" town hall meeting conducted a few weeks ago, an Elk Grove resident said something that came to mind...

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Sacramento Transportation Authority Moves Closer to Seeking Countywide Sales Tax Increase

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Apr 22, 2016
Sacramento Transportation Authority Moves Closer to Seeking Countywide Sales Tax Increase



April 22, 2016 |

On Wednesday, a subcommittee of the Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) approved a refined transportation expenditure plan (TEP) that moves the agency one step closer to approving a plan to place a countywide sales tax increase measure on this November's general election ballot.

That tax increase, currently dubbed...

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Animal Cruelty Conviction Earns ‘Three Striker’ 29 Years to Life in Prison

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Apr 22, 2016
Animal Cruelty Conviction Earns ‘Three Striker’ 29 Years to Life in Prison




April 22, 2016 


A man convicted of animal cruelty was sentenced yesterday by Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Robert Twiss to 29 years to life in prison.

The suspect, 63-year old Jimmy Wayne Brown was convicted in a jury trial on February 2 of animal abuse with a firearm, two counts...

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Chew’s Reviews – Miles Ahead

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Apr 22, 2016
Chew’s Reviews – Miles Ahead



By Gary Chew April 22, 2016 |

Opens today |

Which question has more relevancy: what did Miles Davis do for jazz, or what did Miles Davis do to jazz? From where I've been listening over several decades, both questions have precisely the same answer: “Quite a bit!”

Miles Ahead -- not the tune composed...

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Two Women Caught, Arrested in Elk Grove Police Prostitution Sting

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Apr 21, 2016
Two Women Caught, Arrested in Elk Grove Police Prostitution Sting



April 21, 2016 |

Two women are in custody at the Sacramento County Jail on a variety of charges after they were arrested last night as part of a prostitution sting conducted by Elk Grove Police.

The two suspects, 21-year old Nalysha Takerri Benson (pictured above) of Elk Grove and 21-year...

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Vehicle Stop in Elk Grove Leads to Discovery of Two Loaded Handguns, Arrest of Suspect

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Apr 20, 2016
Vehicle Stop in Elk Grove Leads to Discovery of Two Loaded Handguns, Arrest of Suspect

Bradley Wint arrested for loaded handguns


April 20, 2016 |

A suspect is being held at the Sacramento County Jail after a vehicle stop led to the discovery of loaded handguns.

Yesterday afternoon Elk Grove Police stopped a car being driven by 19-year old Bradley Earle Wint (pictured...

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During 2015 Cap to Cap Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Skips Crucial Meetings, Goes Golfing

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Apr 20, 2016
During 2015 Cap to Cap Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Skips Crucial Meetings, Goes Golfing



April 20, 2016 |

During the April 2015 Capitol to Capitol lobbying trip, Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly took to the golf links instead of lobbying on behalf of the city.

Those are the findings of an examination of the Ly's 2015 California Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests...

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To Commemorate Earth Day, New Sculpture to be Unveiled in Elk Grove

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Apr 19, 2016
To Commemorate Earth Day, New Sculpture to be Unveiled in Elk Grove



April 19, 2016 |

As a part of the 47th annual Earth Day, a new piece of public art will be unveiled this Friday in Elk Grove.

The piece, a metal sculpture created by noted artist Gina Rossi that uses recycled material called Carl the Cart, will be formally presented at the...

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