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Joey Chestnut to Compete in Elk Grove’s MLE Sanctioned World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on Sunday

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Oct 1, 2016
Joey Chestnut to Compete in Elk Grove’s MLE Sanctioned World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on Sunday

Top-ranked competitive eater Joey Chestnut (far right), will
be competing in Elk Grove's World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest. |

October 1, 2016 | 

If watching competitive eating is one of your guilty pleasures, then  you will want to make your way to Elk Grove Regional Park on Sunday afternoon. 

As...

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Ly Reports Over $100,000 in Warchest For Elk Grove Mayoral Campaign

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Sep 30, 2016
Ly  Reports Over $100,000 in Warchest For Elk Grove Mayoral Campaign



September 30, 2016 |

According to California Form 460 financial disclosures filed with the Elk Grove City Clerk's office, Elk Grove Vice Mayor and Mayoral candidate Steve Ly reported $101,240 in total contributions.

For the period between January 1 and September 24, 2016, the mayoral aspirant reported $86,969 in cash contributions...

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Elk Grove Pitches STA’s Measure B Sales Tax Increase via Taxpayer Paid Political Mailer

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Sep 30, 2016
Elk Grove Pitches STA’s Measure B Sales Tax Increase via Taxpayer Paid Political Mailer



September 30, 2016 | 

In the last few days, Elk Grove residents received an of out-of-the-ordinary campaign mailer in their mailboxes. 

What made this political mailer unusual was the source of the literature - the City of Elk Grove. The four-page glossy mailer was sent as an implied endorsement of the...

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Chew’s Reviews – Deep Water Horizon

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Sep 29, 2016
Chew’s Reviews – Deep Water Horizon


By Gary Chew | September 30, 2016 |

Based on a true story” is a common preface to motion pictures. It's your cue to assume that license has likely been taken with the narrative even though what you're about to see, to some degree, is what real people have experienced...

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Bus Route, Traffic Delays Expected For Friday’s Franklin High’s Homecoming Parades

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Sep 29, 2016
Bus Route, Traffic Delays Expected For Friday’s Franklin High’s Homecoming Parades

September 29, 2016 |

As part of their Homecoming weekend festivities, Franklin High School in Elk Grove will hold a parade tomorrow afternoon.

The City of Elk Grove has issued a traffic advisory and eTran bus route delay notices. 

Whitelock Parkway (between Franklin High Road and Franklin High Road/Bellaterra) and Franklin High...

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Challenger Kostyuk Outpaces Incumbent Forcina In Elk Grove School Board Race

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Sep 29, 2016
Challenger Kostyuk Outpaces Incumbent Forcina In Elk Grove School Board Race


September 29, 2016 |

In a bit of a role reversal, a challenger has outpaced an incumbent in fundraising for an Elk Grove area race.

The challenger, in this case, is Nikita Kostyuk (pictured above) who is taking on incumbent Carmine Forcina for the Area 7 seat on the Elk Grove Unified School...

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Elk Grove, Wilton Rancheria Reach Agreement on MOU Financial Terms For Proposed Casino

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Sep 28, 2016
Elk Grove, Wilton Rancheria Reach Agreement on MOU Financial Terms For Proposed Casino

September 28, 2016 | 

By a unanimous vote, tonight the Elk Grove City Council approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Wilton Rancheria that helps pave the way for the proposed $400-million casino resort. The casino is proposed for a 35-acre parcel that is currently home to the unfinished...

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Cooper’s Bill on By-District Municipal Elections Signed Into Law

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Sep 28, 2016
Cooper’s Bill on By-District Municipal Elections Signed Into Law



September 28, 2016 |

A bill sponsored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D - Elk Grove) that gives California city's more flexibility in how council member are elected was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today.

Assembly Bill 2220 would allow a city with a population over 100,000 that elect its city council members at-large to...

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Detrick Kicks-off Campaign For Third Elk Grove City Council Term

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Sep 28, 2016
Detrick Kicks-off Campaign For Third Elk Grove City Council Term



September 28, 2016 |

With exactly six weeks until election day, Elk Grove City Councilman Steve Detrick kicked-off his campaign for a third term representing the City's Third District. This year Detrick faces two challengers, unlike 2012 where he ran unopposed. 

Held at the Falls Event Center in Elk Grove, close...

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Stand Up For California to BIA – Proposed Elk Grove Casino Site Encumbered, Community Not Properly Notified

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Sep 28, 2016
Stand Up For California to BIA – Proposed Elk Grove Casino Site Encumbered, Community Not Properly Notified



September 28, 2016 |  

In a detailed 14-page letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Stand Up For California, a statewide organization focused on gaming issues, has said the Wilton Rancheria's proposed casino cannot be put into trust which is required for the development to proceed in...

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