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Bera Votes Against House Abortion Bill; Issue Exposes Rifts Among Republicans

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May 13, 2015
Bera Votes Against House Abortion Bill; Issue Exposes Rifts Among Republicans


May 13, 2015 |

In the on-going culture wars, another abortion battle was fought today in the U.S. Congress. Today's battle was on the so-called Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

The bill, which would ban most abortions after 20-weeks of pregnancy, passed along mostly party lines by 242 to 184 vote. Among those...

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Even In Elk Grove Politics, Optics Matter

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May 12, 2015
Even In Elk Grove Politics, Optics Matter


By Dan Gougherty | May 12, 2015 |

Earlier this year the Elk Grove City Council voted against an always controversial proposition brought forward by Council Member Steve Detrick. His proposal, which was defeated by a 3-2 vote, would have given Elk Grove City Council Members a 10-percent pay raise. 

At...

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Galt Goes To Stage 3 Water Alert, Will Hire Enforcement Officers

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May 12, 2015
Galt Goes To Stage 3 Water Alert, Will Hire Enforcement Officers


May 12, 2015 |


The City of Galt announced that they will go to a Stage 3 water alert effective Monday, May 18.

In a letter posted on social media, the city said as a result of the State Water Resources Board 32-percent mandated reductions for Galt ratepayers, several reductions will...

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Elk Grove Police Arrest DUI Suspect Who Caused Injury to Passenger

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May 12, 2015
Elk Grove Police Arrest DUI Suspect Who Caused Injury to Passenger

May 12, 2015 |

A Rancho Cordova man was arrested early Monday morning after he caused injury to his passenger after he was allegedly drunk driving.  

According to Elk Grove Police, 21-year old Andre Blaine Morton of Rancho Cordova was operating a motor vehicle that reportedly struck a fixed object near Peets...

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Elk Grove Poised to Adopt One-Day Permit Simplicity Plan

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May 11, 2015
Elk Grove Poised to Adopt One-Day Permit Simplicity Plan

May 11, 2015 |

At their Wednesday night meeting, the Elk Grove City Council is poised to adopt a one day permitting process.

The idea, which is being advocated by the Region Builders developers advocacy group, will the time in which permits are issued for commercial tenant improvement projects. According to...

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Elk Grove Police Arrest Three Burglary Suspects Following Traffic Stop

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May 11, 2015
Elk Grove Police Arrest Three Burglary Suspects Following Traffic Stop

Matthew Meyers.
May 11, 2015 |

A Friday morning traffic stop led to the arrests of three people suspected of burglarizing an Elk Grove retailer.
Richard McCormack. 

According to Elk Grove Police reports, a car being driven by Richard McCormack of Elverta was...

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Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect After Pot House Fire

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May 10, 2015
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect After Pot House Fire

May 10, 2015 |

This morning at 10:55 a.m., the Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 6700 block of Vilamoura Way. Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire which was contained to the garage area and was caused by an overheated illegal electrical power connection.  Firefighters also discovered materials consistent with...

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Chew’s Reviews – Review of a Netflix online series, Grace and Frankie

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May 9, 2015
Chew’s Reviews – Review of a Netflix online series, Grace and Frankie



By Gary Chew | May 9, 2015 |

I just watched the first installment of the latest Netflix series --- it's a freakin' scream. Oh, it would be awesome if every episode in the bunch is as uproarious and this first one. They've titled it “The End.”But the whole series...

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$268,500 Question – Should Elk Grove Mayor, City Council Members Have Personal Full-Time Assistants?

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May 8, 2015
$268,500 Question – Should Elk Grove Mayor, City Council Members Have Personal Full-Time Assistants?


May 8, 2015 |

At their regular meeting next Wednesday night, Elk Grove City Council members will decide whether or not they should hire their own full-time personal assistants.

According to the staff report, the idea was floated at the city council's special off-site retreat meeting held on March...

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Elderly Woman Robbed of Phone Late Thursday Night in Elk Grove

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May 8, 2015
Elderly Woman Robbed of Phone Late Thursday Night in Elk Grove


May 8, 2015 |

A 77-year old woman was robbed of her telephone late Thursday night.

According to Elk Grove Police, the victim was exiting her vehicle on the 6400 block of Paseo Del Sol Way when she was confronted by an unknown suspect. The suspect pushed her into the vehicle and forced...

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