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UPDATED – Elk Grove Has No Announced Tours, Shows of Fan Support For MLS Roadshow

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Sep 17, 2014
UPDATED –  Elk Grove Has No Announced Tours, Shows of Fan Support For MLS Roadshow

September 17, 2014 |

As Woody Allen once said, 80-percent of success is just showing up.

In the rivalry between Elk Grove and Sacramento to lure a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, Sacramento is following Allen's advice and is working to get lots of fans to show up at a slew...

Elk Grove News
Should Citizen Participation Be Part of The Interview Process For Elk Grove’s Economic Development Director?

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Sep 17, 2014
Should Citizen Participation Be Part of The Interview Process For Elk Grove’s Economic Development Director?


September 17, 2014 |

At last week's Elk Grove City Council Meeting, an interesting concept was floated in the wake of the mutually agreed separation between the city and former Economic Development Diector, Randy Starbuck.

The idea came from Elk Grove resident Nikki Carpenter, who said during public comment that the...

The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove school district names Hoffman as new superintendent

Elk Grove Unified School District’s board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to hire a local resident and Valley High School graduate as its new superintendent.

Elk Grove News
Suspect Arrested After Shooting Elk Grove Store Employee With Airsoft Pellet Gun

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Sep 16, 2014
Suspect Arrested After Shooting Elk Grove Store Employee With Airsoft Pellet Gun

September 16, 2016 |

A Sacramento man was arrested yesterday morning after he allegedly fired and hit a retail store employee with an airsoft pellet gun.

According to Elk Grove Police, 22-year old DeMarcus Knowles entered the Bel Air store on Elk Grove-Florin Road and concealed merchandise on his person. When confronted by...

Elk Grove News
Fong Receives Endorsement From Matsui in Assembly Race

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Sep 16, 2014
Fong Receives Endorsement From Matsui in Assembly Race


September 16, 2014 |

Sacramento City Council Member and California Assembly Ninth District candidate Darrell Fong announced this morning he has received the endorsement of Congresswoman Doris Matsui.

"Improving Sacramento’s level of flood protection and protecting the Delta are top priorities of mine in Congress and the basis of my strong endorsement of...

The Sacramento Bee
Two injured when car crashes into Elk Grove preschool

Two injured when car crashes into Elk Grove preschool

A car plowed into an Elk Grove preschool Tuesday morning. Car crashes into Elk Grove preschool

The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove Unified names finalist from El Dorado Union for district’s top job

Elk Grove Unified names finalist from El Dorado Union for district’s top job

A superintendent from the El Dorado Union High School District is the finalist for the top job in the Elk Grove Unified School District, both districts announced Monday. Christopher R. Hoffman

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove City Council To Receive Wayfinding Sign Progress Report Next Week

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Sep 15, 2014
Elk Grove City Council To Receive Wayfinding Sign Progress Report Next Week


September 15, 2014 |

At the Elk Grove City Council's September, 24 meeting, a progress report on the city's wayfinding sign project will be presented according to the city's public information officer.

As their name implies, wayfinding signs are meant to help out-of-town visitors find their way to various points of...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Man Sentenced to 30 Years For Ponzi Scheme

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Sep 15, 2014
Elk Grove Man Sentenced to 30 Years For Ponzi Scheme

September 15, 2014 |

Three Sacramento-area residents were sentenced today for their roles in the Diversified Management Consultants Ponzi scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Among those was an Elk Grove man who received 30 years in the multi-million dollar Ponze scheme. Christopher Jackson, 46, of Elk Grove,...

Elk Grove News
Three Visits With 54 Days to Go Until the General Election; No Visits From Ly or Ose

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Sep 14, 2014
Three Visits With 54 Days to Go Until the General Election; No Visits From Ly or Ose


By Dan Gougherty | September 14, 2014 |

With 54 days until the November general election, some candidates have their campaign volunteers out working the precincts.

At my residence in the 95624 zip code, home to three registered voters, since Labor day we have received three visits from representatives for two...

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