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Elk Grove School Board Candidate Opposes Bond Measure; State Treasurer Issues Warning

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Aug 29, 2016
Elk Grove School Board Candidate Opposes Bond Measure; State Treasurer Issues Warning


August 29, 2016 |

One candidate for the Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Trustees has come out in opposition to the district's proposed school bond measure.

Nikita Kostyuk, who is running against incumbent Carmine Forcina for the Area 7 seat, announced today that he opposes the EGUSD's Measure...

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Did Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Skirt Multicultural Festival Ban on Electioneering?

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Aug 28, 2016
Did Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly Skirt Multicultural Festival Ban on Electioneering?

With his self-portrait hanging on the wall, Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Ly 
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August 28, 2016 |

Yesterday, Elk Grove celebrated its well-deserved reputation as one of the county's most diverse cities with its Fifth Annual Multicultural Festival.

Along with the presentation of the Key...

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Elk Grove To Hold Two e-Tran, Transit Workshops Tomorrow

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Aug 28, 2016
Elk Grove To Hold Two e-Tran, Transit Workshops Tomorrow


August 28, 2016 |

As part of the ongoing transit analysis, The City of Elk Grove will hold two workshops tomorrow.

The Comprehensive Transit Analysis project began in fall 2015 and will be used to define the short-term and long-term transit needs in Elk Grove's e-Tran bus service...

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Sacramento Mother Who Starved Daughter to Death Sentenced

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Aug 28, 2016
Sacramento Mother Who Starved Daughter to Death Sentenced



The mother who pled guilty to starving her disabled daughter to death was sentenced Friday. 

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny sentenced Sheila Johnson to 15 years to life in prison. Johnson’s daughter, Ravetra Jones, was sentenced to 4 years, 8 months in prison.

On June 29, 2016, Johnson pled no...

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Sacramento County Seeks Poll Workers for November Election

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Aug 27, 2016
Sacramento County Seeks Poll Workers for November Election


​​Sacramento County’s Office of Voter Registration and Elections is calling upon civic-minded citizens to work at polling places for the upcoming November election.

No prior experience is necessary, and training will be provided. Workers will be provided a stipend for their training and service on Election Day. 

Citizens that are fluent...

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Elk Grove Man Gets in Argument, Fires Gun at Liquor Store

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Aug 26, 2016
Elk Grove Man Gets in Argument, Fires Gun at Liquor Store


August 26, 2016 |

An Elk Grove man was arrested late last night after he allegedly fired his handgun at an Elk Grove liquor store.

Just before midnight Elk Grove Police were dispatched to the Stonelake Vine and Spirits shop on West Taron Drive on the city's west side regarding shots...

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Elk Grove Unified School District Candidate’s Ballot Designation Challenged

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Aug 26, 2016
Elk Grove Unified School District Candidate’s Ballot Designation Challenged


August 26, 2016 |

In a complaint filed this week with the Sacramento County Superior Court, the Sacramento County Voters Registrar is being challenged on a ballot designation granted to a candidate for the Elk Grove Unified School Board of Trustees.

That candidate, Marlon Hill, is challenging incumbent Nancy Chaires-Espinoza for...

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Elk Grove Police Busts Marijuana Grow House, Two Suspects Arrested

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Aug 26, 2016
Elk Grove Police Busts Marijuana Grow House, Two Suspects Arrested

August 26, 2016 |

Yesterday morning another marijuana grow house operation was broken up by Elk Grove Police.

Shortly after 7 a.m EGPD Detectives served search warrants on the 8400 block of Camino Vista on the city's north side, near Calvine and Waterman roads. Upon their search officers discovered over 400 marijuana plants and indicia of...

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Elk Grove Educator, Published Historian to Receive Key to the City

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Aug 25, 2016
Elk Grove Educator, Published Historian to Receive Key to the City


August 25, 2016 |

This Saturday's Fifth Annual Multi-Cultural will kick-off with a presentation of the Key to the City to a well known and respected educator and historian.

The recipient of this honor will be longtime Elk Grove resident, Elizabeth Pinkerton.

A native on Northern Wisconsin, Pinkerton and her husband...

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Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce Endorses Spease For Mayor, Others For Local Offices

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Aug 25, 2016
Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce Endorses Spease For Mayor, Others For Local Offices


August 25, 2016 |

The Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce issued several endorsements today including one for the highly watched and competitive Elk Grove Mayoral race and California's Seventh Congressional District.  

Earning the endorsement in the seven-candidate field for Elk Grove Mayor was Elk Grove Planning Commissioner and local business owner, Kevin...

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