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Former Rival Sheriff Scott Jones Endorses Cooper

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Oct 22, 2014
Former Rival Sheriff Scott Jones Endorses Cooper



October 22, 2014 |

Elk Grove Vice Mayor Elk Grove Jim Cooper received the endorsement of his opponent in 2010 Sacramento County Sheriff's race. 

Today, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones announced his endorsement of Cooper in his bid for the  California Assembly Ninth District seat. Cooper, who unsuccessfully ran against Jones...

Elk Grove News
Mud Flying in Heated Dickinson, Pan Senate Race

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Oct 22, 2014
Mud Flying in Heated Dickinson, Pan Senate Race

October 22, 2014 |

With less than two weeks until the general election, the tone of the mailers being sent by, or on behalf of, Roger Dickinson and Dr. Richard Pan is getting downright muddy.

Pan and Dickinson, both Sacramento-based Democrats and two-term Assembly Members, are vying for the Sixth District California Senate seat being vacated...

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Elk Grove Yogurt Shop Robbed Again

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Oct 22, 2014
Elk Grove Yogurt Shop Robbed Again


October 22, 2014 |

An Elk Grove yogurt shop was victimized last night for the second time in less than one month by a robber. 

According to Elk Grove Police, an unknown male entered the Tops Yogurt shop on Bruceville Road shortly after 10 p.m, told the store employee he had a gun...

Elk Grove News
Fong Snags Endorsement of Former Sac Sheriff McGinness

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Oct 22, 2014
Fong Snags Endorsement of Former Sac Sheriff McGinness


October 22, 2014 |

Darrell Fong snagged a major law enforcement endorsement yesterday in his bid for the California Ninth Assembly District seat.

Fong, a current Sacramento City Council, was endorsed by former Sacramento County Sheriff  John McGinness. Fong, a 30-year retired veteran with the Sacramento Police Department, is facing fellow...

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Cattolico Still A Very Interested Observer

Cattolico Still A Very Interested Observer

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These days he’s at one son’s flag football game. Then the next day he’s rooting on his other son on the soccer field.

Former Pleasant Grove head coach Joe Cattolico is staying busy this fall, his first one since he began teaching that he hasn’t been coaching...

Elk Grove News
Elected Officials Discuss Southeast Connector, Job Development at Region Builder Forum

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Oct 21, 2014
Elected Officials Discuss Southeast Connector, Job Development at Region Builder Forum


October 21, 2014 |

At a panel discussion featuring numerous elected officials centered on transportation infrastructure needs the Southeast Connector highway project was seen a keystone in area development. Sponsored by Region Builders, the Friday, October 17 forum held at Sacramento's Sutter Club also featured two keynote speakers...

Elk Grove News
Chaires Beneficiary of Democratic Party Mailer

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Oct 20, 2014
Chaires Beneficiary of Democratic Party Mailer



October 20, 2014 |

While one Elk Grove city council candidate can claim the support of the hometown party club, another of the same party is benefiting from a county-wide endorsement.

Such is the case for the two District 4 candidates of the same party, Elk Grove Democrats Nancy Chaires and...

Elk Grove News
Ly Targets Elk Grove Party Partisans With Recent Mailer

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Oct 20, 2014
Ly Targets Elk Grove Party Partisans With Recent Mailer



October 20, 2014 |

Although the candidates running for the Elk Grove City Council District 4 seat appear on the ballot as a non-partisan race, all four have clearly signaled their party alliances.

On the Democratic side are Nancy Chaires and Steve Ly, while Daniel Jimenez and Nayyar Sarfaraz occupy the...

Elk Grove News
Staged Vehicle Accident in Elk Grove Leads to Armed Robbery

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Oct 20, 2014
Staged Vehicle Accident in Elk Grove Leads to Armed Robbery


October 20, 2014 |

Two females victims, one of them 83, were robbed at gunpoint Friday night in what appears to have been a staged vehicle accident.

According to Elk Grove Police, the two female victims ages 55 and 83 were driving eastbound on Calvine Road near Winterberry Drive when their vehicle...

Elk Grove News
Big Oil Company Donates $250,000 to Yes on Propositon 1 campaign

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Oct 20, 2014
Big Oil Company Donates $250,000 to Yes on Propositon 1 campaign


Top contributors to water bond donated over $8 million 

by Dan Bacher |October 20, 2014 |

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) revealed on October 17 that Aera Energy LLC, a company jointly owned by affiliates of Shell and ExxonMobil, has contributed $250,000 to the Yes on Proposition 1 and...

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