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Community Outreach Underway to Help Replace Elk Grove Lions’ Club Stolen Equipment

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Jan 27, 2015
Community Outreach Underway to Help Replace Elk Grove Lions’ Club Stolen Equipment



January 27, 2015 |

An community outreach is underway to help the Elk Grove Lions Club replace valuable stolen equipment.

Last Friday the club's food trailer was stolen and when it was recovered two days later, over $20,000 worth of equipment was missing. The trailer and equipment was used at community-based events and...

Elk Grove News
Man Killed On Elk Grove UPRR Track

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Jan 27, 2015
Man Killed On Elk Grove UPRR Track


January 27, 2015 |

A man was killed on Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Elk Grove this afternoon.

According to Elk Grove Police, the unidentified man was walking his bicycle shortly after 4 p.m. on the track section shortly between Elk Grove-Florin and Sheldon roads. The train sounds horns but the...

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Local Toastmaster Club to Host Open House With Elk Grove Council Member Darren Suen

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Jan 27, 2015
Local Toastmaster Club to Host Open House With Elk Grove Council Member Darren Suen

January 27, 2015 |

The Elk Grove-based Bits-and-Speeches Toastmasters will be holding an open house featuring a presentation by Elk Grove City council Member Darren Suen. The recently appointed District 1 representative will discuss the state of the city and the importance of communication skills for today’s professional.

Darren Suen. 
After hearing from Suen, members and guests are...

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Elk Grove City Council to Discuss Proposed Animal Shelter Tomorrow Night

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Jan 27, 2015
Elk Grove City Council to Discuss Proposed Animal Shelter Tomorrow Night



January 27, 2015 |

The City of Elk Grove has several big dollar plans. 

Among them are the $100 million soccer stadium-facility, a $17 million aquatics center and a $2.3 million Veterans Hall. Another big plan the city will explore, a proposed animal shelter that could cost up anywhere from $8.4...

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Chaires Appointed to Fill EGUSD Area 6 Vacancy

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Jan 27, 2015
Chaires Appointed to Fill EGUSD Area 6 Vacancy

Nancy Chaires

January 27, 2015 |

At a marathon special meeting last night, Elk Grove resident Nancy Chaires was selected to fill a vacancy on the Elk Grove Unified School District's Board of Trustees. Chaires, an Elk Grove Planning Commissioner since 2008, will fill the two years remaining for the...

Elk Grove News
Does the Elk Grove City Council Have Courage, or Do Parochial Interests Rule?

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Jan 26, 2015
Does the Elk Grove City Council Have Courage, or Do Parochial Interests Rule?


January 24, 2015 |

Buried in Wednesday night's agenda is an item that will reveal much about our current city council. Voters will find out if the Elk Grove City Council is interested in enhancing democracy or looking out for their parochial interests and those of their...

Elk Grove News
Audio Interview – Rick Guerrero, Environmental Council of Sacramento

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Jan 26, 2015
Audio Interview – Rick Guerrero, Environmental Council of Sacramento

January 26, 2015 |

Below is an interview with the President of the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS), Rick Guerrero.

ECOS, which dates its founding to the first Earth Day event in April 1970, has a stated mission "To achieve regional and community sustainability and a healthy environment for existing and...

Elk Grove News
Opinion – The Elk Grove City Council Wish List: Is the Council Being Fiscally Responsible?

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Jan 24, 2015
Opinion – The Elk Grove City Council Wish List: Is the Council Being Fiscally Responsible?


By Connie Conley | January 24, 2015 |

Why the sudden rush?  The city hasn’t even broken ground on the approved aquatics center.  And less we forget that 3P International defaulted on the contract to secure financing for said aquatics center. 

However, P3 certainly took their portion of the $700,000 feasibility...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Cattolico to Coach At Franklin? Plus, Quick Hits ….

Cattolico to Coach At Franklin? Plus, Quick Hits ….

Don't be surprised if very soon Franklin High School announces that Joe Cattolico will be their next varsity football coach. It would make sense to replace one quality coach,  Mike Johnson, with another proven man who already has ties to the Elk G...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site

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Jan 23, 2015
Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site


January 23, 2015 |

The City of Elk Grove will unveil the plans for its proposed soccer stadium and competitive fields at next Wednesday's Elk Grove City Council meeting.

According to a staff report prepared for the meeting, the proposed facility is estimated to cost between $105.1 and $117.7 million dollars...

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