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8 arrested in Elk Grove after buying alcohol for minors

Elk Grove Police arrested eight people for buying alcohol for minors in the past several weeks as part of the Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.

Elk Grove News
Eight Suspects Arrested by Elk Grove Police in Sting Operation

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Jul 3, 2014
Eight Suspects Arrested by Elk Grove Police in Sting Operation


July 3, 2014 |

Officers from the Elk Grove Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit arrested eight suspects in a sting operation targeting adults who purchase alcohol for minors. The Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation took place on May 29, June 2 and June 26 at different locations within Elk Grove.

Under...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Davidson, Finnerty To Host H.S. Sports TV Show

Expanding on its tradition of covering High Schools sports, The Sacramento Bee will debut “The Bee Preps Show” on Aug. 26. Presented by title sponsor Save Mart and airing on Comcast SportsNet California, “The Bee Preps Show” will be the only show dedicated solely to high school sports in the Sacramento region.


Co-hosted...

The Sacramento Bee
SWAT officers seek to talk domestic violence suspect out of Elk Grove home

Elk Grove police SWAT officers have responded to a home in the 8800 block of Silverberry Avenue, off Elk Grove Florin Road, after a man with a warrant for domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon refused to come out of the residence.

Elk Grove News
By The Numbers – Elk Grove’s 2013 Housing, Commercial Building Permits

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Jul 2, 2014
By The Numbers – Elk Grove’s 2013 Housing, Commercial Building Permits

July 2, 2014 | 

At last Wednesday night’s Elk Grove City Council meeting, the consent calendar contained the city’s 2013 annual growth report.

Although the item was not discussed by the council, the matter was put forward during the Silveraldo project hearing. As was pointed out, the report shows the city’s residential building continues to outpace...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
World Cup Soccer (As Seen At Bull Wings)

World Cup Soccer (As Seen At Bull Wings)


There are 18 flat screen TV monitors peppered on the walls of Bull Wings Sports Bar and Restaurant and on this Tuesday afternoon every one of them is showing the soccer event of the year – USA vs. Belgium in the World Cup.

And, this isn’t just any World Cup game, either. It’s the round...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Man Allegedly Threatens Good Samaritan, Secretly Records Cops in Domestic Violence Case

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Jul 1, 2014
Elk Grove Man Allegedly Threatens Good Samaritan, Secretly Records Cops in Domestic Violence Case

July 1, 2014 |

An Elk Grove man is being held on $175,000 bail after an alleged domestic violence incident that happened last night.

According to Elk Grove Police, 24-year old Asad Ali was involved in an argument with his vicitm that escalated into a physical altercation. During the course of the altercation, Ali...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Thames Drafted By Raptors, Traded To Nets; Larson’s Day At Kentucky Short

Thames Drafted By Raptors, Traded To Nets; Larson’s Day At Kentucky Short

Former Pleasant Grove basketball star Xavier Thames may have achieved something very rare amongst ex-Elk Grove Unified School District players. We believe he is just the second EGUSD graduate to be drafted by the National Basketball Association.The on...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Fourth of July Fireworks; Free Transit Available to Elk Grove Park

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Jun 28, 2014
Elk Grove Fourth of July Fireworks; Free Transit Available to Elk Grove Park

June 28, 2014 |

The City of Elk Grove will sponsor the Salute to the Red, White & Blue on Friday, July 4, 2014. The 18th annual family-friendly event is held at the Elk Grove Regional Park.

The day's event will culminate with the fireworks show that will start at approximately...

Elk Grove News
Part I – Bill to ban oil drilling in marine protected area passes

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Jun 28, 2014
Part I – Bill to ban oil drilling in marine protected area passes



By Dan Bacher | June 28, 2014 | 

A bill to ban offshore oil drilling in state waters in the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge passed out of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on June 26 by a vote of 6 to 2. 

Senate Bill 1096, sponsored by State...

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