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Cooper’s Ride Share DMV Pull Notice Bill Sent to Governor

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Aug 31, 2015
Cooper’s Ride Share DMV Pull Notice Bill Sent to Governor



August 31, 2015 |

A bill sponsored by Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D - Elk Grove) that would require ride sharing services to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicle Pull Notice program was sent to Governor Jerry Brown today.

Assembly Bill 1422 would require services such as Uber...

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Son Brandishes Stolen Gun on Mother, Gets Arrested by Elk Grove Police

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Aug 31, 2015
Son Brandishes Stolen Gun on Mother, Gets Arrested by Elk Grove Police

August 31, 2015 |

An Oakley, Calif. man is in custody at the Sacramento County jail after he threatened his mother with a handgun.

According to Elk Grove Police, 30-year old Durshawn Van Turner was involved in an argument with his mother. During the course of the argument, Turner allegedly brandished a handgun...

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Elk Grove Police Arrest DUI Suspect Who Allegedly Hit Parked Cars

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Aug 31, 2015
Elk Grove Police Arrest DUI Suspect Who Allegedly Hit Parked Cars


August 31, 2015 |

A Sacramento man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly hit three parked cars while drunk driving.

According to Elk Grove Police, 25-year old Singching Vang hit three parked cars in the vicinity of the 8900 block of Shasta Lilly Drive. Upon contract by responding officers, Vang displayed signs...

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Possible Old Town Plaza Layouts

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Aug 30, 2015
Possible Old Town Plaza Layouts

August 30, 2015 |

As a starting point, the City of Elk Grove has released graphics of three possible uses for the city-owned parcel in Old Town now known as the Old Town Plaza.

As it contemplates how the parcel will be developed, the city will seek input at a pop-up workshop this Wednesday night at...

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Budding Elk Grove Actress Invited to Major Hollywood Talent Event

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Aug 30, 2015
Budding Elk Grove Actress Invited to Major Hollywood Talent Event

August 39, 2015 |
Rochelle Marie Arsenault looks like the stereotypical girl next door. This blonde-haired, blue-eyed 10-year-old loves cats, reading comics, and playing with her friends. 
She was also just invited to the International Performing Arts Academy’s prestigious Hollywood Showcase in Los Angeles next May.
Elk Grove native and...

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Elk Grove Police Conducting DUI Checkpoint TONIGHT

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Aug 28, 2015
Elk Grove Police Conducting DUI Checkpoint TONIGHT


August 28, 2015 |

Tonight, Elk Grove Police will be conducting a DUI checkpoint.
The checkpoint, which will start at 7 p.m and go until 3 a.m. Saturday, is part of the Sacramento County-wide focus on drunk driving.
Tonight’s checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location within city limits. The 18-day,...

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Sacramento Transit Authority to Spend $600k For Study on Possible Ballot Measure

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Aug 28, 2015
Sacramento Transit Authority to Spend $600k For Study on Possible Ballot Measure



UPDATED 3:15 p.m. |
August 28, 2015 |

At their regular meeting yesterday afternoon, the Sacramento Transit Authority board of directors approved a $600,000 expenditure to study the feasibility of asking Sacramento County voters to increase sales taxes to fund various transportation and infrastructure needs. 

The expenditure will be used...

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Brewer, Cooper, Suen Hosting ‘Back to School" Food Truck Event Tonight

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Aug 28, 2015
Brewer, Cooper, Suen Hosting ‘Back to School" Food Truck Event Tonight


August 28, 2015 |

California Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D -Elk Grove) will join forces tonight with Elk Grove City Council Member Darren Suen and Cosumnes Community Services District Director Rod Brewer and host a 'back to school' food truck event in Elk Grove.

The event will be at Lawrence Park...

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Elk Grove Police Bust Alleged Pot House, Find Over 400 Plants

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Aug 28, 2015
Elk Grove Police Bust Alleged Pot House, Find Over 400 Plants

August, 28, 2015 |

The efforts of Elk Grove Police Department's Street Crimes Unit paid-off again yesterday when another pot growing operation was nipped in the bud.

According to police department reports, the Street Crimes unit served a search warrant on the 8500 block of Zinnia Way and discovered an active indoor marijuana growing operation. Officers...

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Chew’s Review – Mistress America

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Aug 28, 2015
Chew’s Review – Mistress America



By Gary Chew | August 28, 2015

Opens today

I couldn't help thinking about a 1964 Peter Sellers movie directed by George Roy Hill as I watched Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach's latest movie called Mistress America. The Sellers film was The World of Henry Orient. Of course, Sellers gave us his magnificent best in...

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