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Elk Grove Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision

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Oct 15, 2014
Elk Grove Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision


October 15, 2014 |

At 10:01 p.m.last night, the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the intersection of Elk Grove Boulevard and Bruceville Road regarding a vehicle collision involving a tow truck and a pedestrian.      

Upon arrival, officers determined that the tow truck was travelling eastbound on Elk Grove Blvd....

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Elk Grove: You Can Thank the Drought for that Stench

Oct 14, 2014
Elk Grove: You Can Thank the Drought for that Stench

ELK GROVE- The City of Elk Grove says the foul odor some residents may smell is because of the lack of rain. The smell is said to be around Elk Grove Creek between Laguna Springs Drive and Emerald Vista Dive. According to the city, “organic materials” like grass and leaves have been left in...

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Elk Grove Shoplifter Pepper Sprays Employee, Gets Away With Merchandise

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Oct 14, 2014
Elk Grove Shoplifter Pepper Sprays Employee, Gets Away With Merchandise



October, 14, 2014 |

In what is becoming a common practice, a shoplifter used pepper spray in the commission of a crime last night in Elk Grove.

According to Elk Grove Police, an unknown female suspect selected over $300 worth of merchandise at the Sports Authority store on Laguna Boulevard and...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Saunders Signs With Cardinals, Levin Earns Big Paycheck

Saunders Signs With Cardinals, Levin Earns Big Paycheck


Jalen Saunders has found another job in the NFL. On Oct. 2, after being waived by the New York Jets, the former Pleasant Grove High School and Fresno State/Oklahoma wide receiver was signed by the Arizona Cardinals to their practice squad.

Saunders was selected by the Jets in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL...

Elk Grove News
Opinion – League of Women Voters Urges No on Sacramento’s Measure L

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Oct 13, 2014
Opinion – League of Women Voters Urges No on Sacramento’s Measure L

By Paula Lee, President League of Women Voters Sacramento County | October 13, 2014

Measure L will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot as “The Checks and Balances Act of 2014.”
Nice title -- except Measure L actually erases the checks and balances that exist in our current system. While proponents use all the...

Elk Grove News
From Potholders to Plants, Do Political Gifts Really Work?

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Oct 13, 2014
From Potholders to Plants, Do Political Gifts Really Work?

October 13, 2014 |

In the 2006 hotly contested Elk Grove City Council race between incumbent Rick Soares and then challenger Pat Hume, if you ask any local political watcher what they remember about that race, there is a good chance it will be "potholders."

In what was considered a stroke of campaigning genius at the...

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Elk Grove Brothers Fight, One Lands in Jail on Assault Charges

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Oct 13, 2014
Elk Grove Brothers Fight, One Lands in Jail on Assault Charges


October 13, 2014 |

A fight between two Elk Grove brothers resulted in one allegedly being beaten unconscious.

According to Elk Grove Police, 20-year old Loc Nguyen was involved in a verbal argument with his 23-year old brother that escalated into a physical altercation on the 8500 block of Elk Grove-Florin Road. The suspect...

Elk Grove News
Pan Gets Personal on Recent Mailer

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Oct 12, 2014
Pan Gets Personal on Recent Mailer

October 12, 2014 |

A recent mailing on behalf of California state senatorial candidate Dr. Rich Pan gets personal.

The current independent expenditure mailer targeting registered Democrats not only is directly addressed, it has the person's name boldly printed on the top. One political consultant told us the per unit cost...

Elk Grove News
Corporate Agribusiness Dumps $850,000 into Prop. 1

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Oct 12, 2014
Corporate Agribusiness Dumps $850,000 into Prop. 1

By Dan Bacher | October 12, 2014 |
Special to Elk Grove News

Opponents of Proposition 1, the controversial State Water Bond, blasted Governor Jerry Brown and the backers of Prop. 1 for taking $850,000 in contributions from big agribusiness donors to pass public funding for water transfers to enrich them - and to enable the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
A Thriller In The House Harbaugh Built

A Thriller In The House Harbaugh Built

Elk Grove High School's football team went to football heaven Friday night. At least it felt that way.They walked through the tunnel from the locker room and onto the playing surface of brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, home of the San Francisco...

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