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Cooper Earns Democratic Party Endorsement Over Fong in Ninth Assembly Race

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Jul 28, 2014
Cooper Earns Democratic Party Endorsement Over Fong in Ninth Assembly Race


July 28, 2014 |

Elk Grove Vice Mayor Jim Cooper announced today he received the Democratic Party endorsement in his race against Darrell Fong for the California State Assembly Ninth District seat.

Cooper and Fong, both Democrats, were the top two finishers in the June primary and under new state election...

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Elk Grove Shooting Victim Expected to Survive

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Jul 28, 2014
Elk Grove Shooting Victim Expected to Survive

July 28, 2014 |

An 18-year old man is expected to survive a gunshot wound he received on Saturday afternoon in Elk Grove.

According to Elk Grove Police, at 5:25 p.m. officers responded to the 8500 block of Armada Court regarding reports of gunshots but were unable to locate the source. At 6:03 pm., EGPD received...

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What Have They Done Lately? Constuction Halt on Elk Grove Promendade Now in its Sixth Year

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Jul 27, 2014
What Have They Done Lately? Constuction Halt on Elk Grove Promendade Now in its Sixth Year

July 28, 2014 |

On or about July 25, 2008, construction on the Elk Grove Promenade came to an abrupt stop. The unanticipated and sudden stop of construction precipitated the Great Recession's credit crunch and the bankruptcy of the mall's developer, Chicago-based General Growth.

In the six years since then there has been much speculation on...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
EG Ripken 9s Win; Laguna 12′s Take Second At Ripken Regionals

Elk Grove Youth Baseball's 9-year-old All-Stars defeated the Laguna Youth squad, 15-5,  Saturday in the championship game of Cal Ripken Baseball's Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament in Panguitch, Utah.The 12-year-old squad representing Laguna Y...

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Stop Fooling California exposes oil lobbyist conflict of interest

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Jul 27, 2014
Stop Fooling California exposes oil lobbyist conflict of interest


By Dan Bacher | July 27, 2014 |

The same oil industry lobbyist who led the task force to create marine protected areas in Southern California is now opposing a bill to protect the Vandenburg State Marine Reserve from offshore oil drilling. 

Stop Fooling California recently created...

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Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall

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Jul 26, 2014
Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall


By Dan Bacher | July 26, 2014 |

It appears that California is not only running out of water during the drought, but it is running out of money to move that water because of mismanagement, according to the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN). 

The environmental...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Jr. Football Drills Underway

Jr. Football Drills Underway

There are more football teams than the NFL clubs in camp this week. It's the opening week of drills for our area junior football squads. Below are some photos of the Elk Grove Jr. Thundering Herd Pee Wees, working out at their long-time practice field ...

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Person of Interest in Custody Related to Elk Grove Homicide

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Jul 25, 2014
Person of Interest in Custody Related to Elk Grove Homicide


July 25, 2014 |

Elk Grove Police disclosed they have a person of interest in custody relating to the discovery of the body of a 75-year old man yesterday.

Early yesterday afternoon the body of Xihao Huang of Elk Grove was discovered in a field near Bellaterra Drive and Whitelock Parkway. The victim suffered...

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Another Candidate Draws Papers For Elk Grove’s District 4 City Council Race

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Jul 25, 2014
Another Candidate Draws Papers For Elk Grove’s District 4 City Council Race

July 25, 2014 |

According to information posted on the Elk Grove City Clerk's webpage, another person has drawn candidate papers to enter the race for the Elk Grove City Council.

In documents filed earlier today, Elk Grove resident J. Kristoper Tan has submitted a Form 501, candidate intention statement....

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Identity of Suspicious Death Victim in Elk Grove Revealed

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Jul 25, 2014
Identity of Suspicious Death Victim in Elk Grove Revealed


July 25, 2014 |

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has released the name of the victim found yesterday in Elk Grove.

The victim has been identified as 75-year old Xihao Huang. The victim's body was found in a field near Bellatara Drive and Whitelock Parkway on the city's southwest side.

Elk Grove Police...

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