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Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow

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Apr 16, 2014
Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow


April 16, 2014 |

A community forum on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be held in Elk Grove tomorrow night.

The TPP is a proposed trade agreement  between the U.S., Canada, Mexico and nine other Pacific Rim countries. The one country not included in the on-going negotiations is China. 

Groups...

Elk Grove News
Money Pouring into Bera’s, Ose’s Campaign Warchests; Birman Still in the Hunt

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Apr 16, 2014
Money Pouring into Bera’s, Ose’s Campaign Warchests; Birman Still in the Hunt


April 16, 2014 |

If money were a gauge of popularity, the two front-runners in the Seventh Congressional District race would be freshman Democratic Congressman Dr. Ami Bera in first and former Republican Congressman Doug Ose in second.

Today both campaigns released recent fundraising totals for the first quarter of the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Younger Brother’s Efforts Pushes Tourney To Prominence

Younger Brother’s Efforts Pushes Tourney To Prominence


The name Scott Boras is synonymous with term “sports agent.” The 62-year-old graduate of Elk Grove High School has as impressive a list of clients as any of his colleagues: Matt Holliday, Prince Fielder, Magglio Ordonez, Stephen Strasburg and Barry Zito (plus at one time, Alex Rodriguez).

It was just a few years ago, though,...

Elk Grove News
Ose Signs Norquist’s Tax Pledge, Promises to Oppose All Tax Increases

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Apr 15, 2014
Ose Signs Norquist’s Tax Pledge, Promises to Oppose All Tax Increases


April 15, 2014 |

Former Republican Congressman and current congressional candidate Doug Ose announced today that he has resigned the Americans for Tax Reform’s (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge.

“I want to congratulate Doug Ose for taking the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. The American people are tired of the tax-and-spend policies coming from Washington...

Elk Grove News
Gunshots Fired at Elk Grove House

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Apr 15, 2014
Gunshots Fired at Elk Grove House

April 15, 2014 |

An East Elk Grove house had gunshots fired at it last night.

According to Elk Grove Police, several shots were fired into a residence on the 10000 block of Corton Way. The structure was hit several times and police collected evidence at the scene.

There were no injuries.    

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Elk Grove News
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away

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Apr 15, 2014
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away


April 15, 2014 |

Two victims were robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects last night just after 8:30 on the 9300 block of Big Horn Boulevard.

Elk Grove Police report that the 17 and 18-year old male victims were walking on Big Horn when three unknown suspects approached them. Two...

Elk Grove News
EGPD Questioning Three Individuals of Interest in Armed Robbery

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Apr 14, 2014
EGPD Questioning Three Individuals of Interest in Armed Robbery


April 14, 2014 | UPDATED

10:55 p.m., According to Elk Grove Police, "After further investigation, the 3 individuals detained were identified and released. No arrests made."

Elk Grove Police are questioning three individuals in connection to an armed robbery that happened earlier tonight in Elk Grove.

According to Elk Grove Police tweets, three unknown...

Elk Grove News
Robber Grabs Cash and Goes at Elk Grove Walmart

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Apr 14, 2014
Robber Grabs Cash and Goes at Elk Grove Walmart

April 14, 2014 |

A unknown suspect grabbed cash from a Walmart cashier early Sunday morning.

According to Elk Grove Police, an unknown suspect was in the service center area of the Elk Grove Boulevard Walmart store when he reached over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from an employee's...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Teenaged Girl Attacked Inside Residence by Unknown Assailant

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Apr 14, 2014
Elk Grove Teenaged Girl Attacked Inside Residence by Unknown Assailant

April 14, 2014 |

A 16-year old Elk Grove girl was reportedly attacked inside her residence late Saturday afternoon by an unknown assailant. 

According to he Elk Grove Police, the victim was in her residence on the 8900 block of Altameda Place when she observed an unknown man enter the house through a living room window. The...

The Sacramento Bee
Wheels back on for derby days

Wheels back on for derby days

Soap box derby competitor Alejandro Noche, 9, above, of Lincoln concentrates before a race Sunday in Elk Grove. At right, David Stagnaro checks on Jeremy Johnston, 11, as he and Wyatt Coffing, 10, square off for their race. Below right, Miranda Ricks, 12, in front, competes with Amanda McVey, 11. Community organizers brought the...