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Bureau of Reclamation Will Cut American River Flows to 500 cfs

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Mar 23, 2015
Bureau of Reclamation Will Cut American River Flows to 500 cfs


By Dan Bacher | March 23, 2015 |

(Sacramento) This year was the worst ever for steelhead returns to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the American River – and things aren’t getting any better with a planned drop in flows on the river to 500 cubic feet per second (cfs.)....

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Suspected Credit Card Thieves Apprehended at Elk Grove Retailer

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Mar 23, 2015
Suspected Credit Card Thieves Apprehended at Elk Grove Retailer

March 23, 2015 |

Elk Grove Police arrested two suspects Sunday afternoon after they allegedly tried to purchase goods with a stolen credit card at an area retailer.

According to police reports, 38-year old Michael Henderson and 32-Alvina Leon, both of Stockton, went to the Toys R Us store on Bond...

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Woman Has Purse Snatched Late Friday Night in Elk Grove

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Mar 23, 2015
Woman Has Purse Snatched Late Friday Night in Elk Grove

March 23, 2015 |

A 69-year old woman was victimized late Friday night in Elk Grove by a purse snatcher.

According to Elk Grove Police, the victim was getting into her car on the 7200 block of Laguna Boulevard when she was approached an unknown suspect. The suspect forcibly grabbed the...

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Opinion – A Bit More Than Three Minutes

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Mar 23, 2015
Opinion – A Bit More Than Three Minutes


By Lynn Wheat | March 22, 2015 |

As a regular attendee of city meetings and recognizing the three minute limit to address council and with no opportunity to offer a rebuttal to council's response to my comments I submit to the council these thoughts. 

For years, I have opposed our...

Elk Grove News
Whose Voice Is This? Enter Contest to Win

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Mar 22, 2015
Whose Voice Is This? Enter Contest to Win

March 22, 2014

In our post on Elk Grove's abundance of semen trees, we offered a $5 gift certificate to Grace Coffee Roasters to the first person who correctly identified the location of the tree.

Even though there were eight entries, the correct location of the tree was not identified. This week we...

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Elk Grove Planning Commission Approves Moore’s Billboard Design; We Coulda Been a Contender!

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Mar 21, 2015
Elk Grove Planning Commission Approves Moore’s Billboard Design; We Coulda Been a Contender!

March 22, 2015 |


On Thursday night, Elk Grove's very own fast food and gas station impresario secured what he has long characterized as the key component to land and ensure the success of a McDonald's franchise. That key component is a tall billboard on Highway 99.

The Elk Grove Planning Commission approved a redesigned 70-foot...

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An Aerial View – The Elk Grove Promenade, Outlet Collection at Elk Grove

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Mar 21, 2015
An Aerial View – The Elk Grove Promenade, Outlet Collection at Elk Grove


March 21, 2015 |

Much has been written and said about the place everyone loves to hate -  the half-built shopping center in Elk Grove, the place formerly known as the Elk Grove Promenade and now the so-called Outlet Collections at Elk Grove.

Construction on the shopping center abruptly came to...

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Fourth Annual Sacramento Food Film Festival Kicks-off

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Mar 21, 2015
Fourth Annual Sacramento Food Film Festival Kicks-off

March 21, 2015 |

The Fourth Annual Sacramento Food Film Festival kicked-off Thursday night with a special viewing of award winning short documentaries.

Held at the Goldfield Trading Post in Midtown Sacramento, the event was the kick-off of the 10 festival that celebrates film, Sacramento's emergence as...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
PG Wins First Delta League Game

PG Wins First Delta League Game

You almost never see it – a balk in softball. On Friday evening, however, Monterey Trail pitcher Celestina Ruela made a windup and delivered towards the plate, but held up on pitching the ball. The umpire behind the plate immediately called a balk.


What made it such an unusual play was that Pleasant Grove had...

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Elk Grove to Explore Permit Simplicity Proposal

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Mar 20, 2015
Elk Grove to Explore Permit Simplicity Proposal

March 20, 2015 |


While California is considered a trendsetter in many different ways, if one proposal under consideration is adopted by Sacramento area governments, they will have taken their lead from Arizona.

The proposal, the so-called permit simplicity is being advocated by Region Builders and one of the two local governments taking a...

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