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Old Town Elk Grove Chili Festival This Saturday; Enter our Contest For Free Tickets

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May 14, 2014
Old Town Elk Grove Chili Festival This Saturday; Enter our Contest For Free Tickets



May 15, 2014 |

The Seventh Annual Old Town Elk Grove Chili Festival benefiting the Shriners Children Hospital of Northern California is being held this weekend.

The festival features live entertainment, street food, a kids zone, a beer tent and of course chili sampling, will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Leisure Leads EG Track Team Into DVC Trials Weds.

Leisure Leads EG Track Team Into DVC Trials Weds.


If it wasn’t for basketball and track, Tierra Leisure would just, well, just wouldn’t know where she would be mentally and emotionally right now.

The Elk Grove High School senior has found comfort and support from her teammates on those two squads through some very trying days.

On Jan. 23, just one day shy of...

Elk Grove News
Opinion: VOTE YES ON PROP 42

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May 13, 2014
Opinion: VOTE YES ON PROP 42


May 13, 2014 |

By Peter Scheer, Executive Director, First Amendment Coalition |

Prop 42, on the ballot for California’s June 4 election, will amend the Constitution to assure that local governments are legally bound to observe open-government requirements. If you prefer transparency to secrecy in your city government, local school board or...

Elk Grove News
Dr. Pan’s IE’s Good Cop, Bad Cop Mailers

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May 13, 2014
Dr. Pan’s IE’s Good Cop, Bad Cop Mailers


May 13, 2014 |

From a politician's point of view, so-called Independent Expenditure committees are the best thing in elections since the days of Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. 

Independent Expenditures committees, or IE's, are advocacy group's that are legally unaffiliated with any candidates or initiative. As such, they are free...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Roommates Argue, Handgun Fired

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May 13, 2014
Elk Grove Roommates Argue, Handgun Fired


May 13, 2014 |

An argument between two Elk Grove roommates ended Saturday night with a bullet flying.

According to Elk Grove Police, 29-year old Brock Henderson was involved in a verbal argument with his 41-year old male roommate. After the argument, Henderson and his roommate went to their respective rooms,...

Elk Grove News
Complaint Filed on Mailer Sent by Independent Committee on Cooper’s Behalf

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May 12, 2014
Complaint Filed on Mailer Sent by Independent Committee on Cooper’s Behalf


May 19, 2014 |

In the quickly heating-up race for the California Ninth District Assembly seat, a complaint has been filed with the California Fair Political Practices Commission regarding a mailer sent by an independent expenditure committee on the behalf of candidate Jim Cooper.

The complaint, which was filed by William...

Elk Grove News
Four Suspects Arrested After Elk Grove Police Respond to Gunshot Call

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May 12, 2014
Four Suspects Arrested After Elk Grove Police Respond to Gunshot Call


May 12, 2014 |

Four men were arrested in Elk Grove after police responded to calls of gunshots early Friday evening.

According to Elk Grove Police Department reports, officers responded to Terra Linda Court and Via Court after receiving reports of gunfire in the area.  Officers located the car in the...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Elk Grove Spraygrounds Open May 15

Elk Grove Spraygrounds Open May 15

The forecast for this Thursday, May 15, is 100 degrees! Whoah! How perfect that it happens to also be opening day for all Elk Grove Spraygrounds. Pull out those bathing suits and surprise your kids! The best FREE way to cool off! My kids have been chomping at the bit and keep asking when...

Elk Grove News
New Operator for Beleaugured Proposed Aquatic Center to be Considered by Elk Grove City Council

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May 12, 2014
New Operator for Beleaugured Proposed Aquatic Center to be Considered by Elk Grove City Council


May 12, 2014 |

At Wednesday night's meeting, the Elk Grove City Council will be asked to consider a new operator for the city's proposed aquatic center.

As part of the city's endeavor to bring an Olympic-sized pool and water amusement park, in October, 2013 the city contracted with P3 International...

Elk Grove News
Big Oil Spokesman Admits Water Use Will Rise With Expanded Fracking

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May 10, 2014
Big Oil Spokesman Admits Water Use Will Rise With Expanded Fracking



By Dan Bacher |May 10, 214 |

Oil and gas industry representatives constantly like to talk about the “small amounts” of water that the industry currently uses in fracking operations in Kern County and coastal areas of California. 

However, on April 28, Tupper Hull, spokesman for the Western States Petroleum Association...

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