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Proposal for 76-foot billboard being heard again by Elk Grove Planning Commision

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Jul 14, 2014
Proposal for 76-foot billboard being heard again by Elk Grove Planning Commision

July 14, 2014 |

At their Thursday night meeting, the Elk Grove Planning Commission will once again hear from an applicant hoping to place the first of what he said will be two billboards in excess of 76-feet along Highway 99.

The proposal for the billboard is being made by Bruce...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Larson Finishes Third (NSCS), Fourth (NNS) At New Hampshire

Kyle Larson had one of his better weekends thus far this season at NASCAR's races last weekend in New Hampshire. He placed fourth Saturday in the Nationwide circuit race and third Sunday in NASCAR's Sprint Cup dash."We made some good decisions that let...

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Elk Grove students grateful for continued ag funds

As the State Fair began last week, 18 Elk Grove High School students showed off sheep and other animals they spent the past year raising in one of the area’s largest agriculture education programs.

Elk Grove News
Federal judge denies motion to block water transfers

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Jul 12, 2014
Federal judge denies motion to block water transfers


By Dan Bacher | July 12, 2014 |


A federal judge on July 11 denied a motion by an environmental group and fishing organization for a preliminary injunction against water transfers from northern California to San Joaquin Valley irrigators. 

Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill of the U.S. District Court in Fresno rejected...

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Elk Grove Sports Corner
Throwing Their Way To Nationals

Throwing Their Way To Nationals

The weighted ball thuds to the ground kicking up a cloud of dust with it.


On one side of a dry, weed-filled empty lot on the east side of Elk Grove’s city limits the boy who tossed this contraption, resembling a ball-and-chain device used years ago in the prison systems, steps out the steel-line...

Elk Grove News
Letter to the Editor – Bera Wrong on Hobby Lobby Decision

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Jul 10, 2014
Letter to the Editor – Bera Wrong on Hobby Lobby Decision


July 10,2014 |

This letter is in reference to a July 4, 2014 story in the Elk Grove Citizen.

"It sets a dangerous precedent of putting employers in charge of the employees health care choices"  says U.S. REP. Ami Bera (D) Elk Grove. "Woman and their Doctors should be able to decide...

Elk Grove News
SEPA EIR Gets OK from Elk Grove City Council

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Jul 10, 2014
SEPA EIR Gets OK from Elk Grove City Council

July 10, 2014 |

The planning and development of Elk Grove's last unplanned area took a major step forward last night when the Elk Grove City Council approved certification of the environmental impact report (EIR) for the so-called Southeast Policy Area (SEPA).

The SEPA, located as the name implies on the city's southeastern side, is the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Petition Drive To Reinstate Gomes Gains Momentum

Officials at Cosumnes Oaks High School remain mum on the reason for the firing of head varsity football coach Ryan "Scooter" Gomes.  The school's athletic director Bill Kapp steered inquiries towards Elk Grove Unified School District athletic dire...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Catch Daytime Residential Burglary Suspect

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Jul 10, 2014
Elk Grove Police Catch Daytime Residential Burglary Suspect

July 10, 2014 |

Elk Grove Police apprehended a man suspected of breaking-in and burglarizing a residential dwelling yesterday afternoon.

According to police reports, officers responded to a burglar alarm from a house on the 9400 block of Cote D'or Drive. As officers responded, witnesses gave a description of the suspect...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Detrick Moves Up In Waterskiing Ranks; Grubbs Joins CSUS Baseball

Detrick Moves Up In Waterskiing Ranks; Grubbs Joins CSUS Baseball

Professional Water Skier Brian Detrick has moved into the top ten of slalom skiing’s elite. Detrick, an Elk Grove High School graduate, is currently ranked eighth according to International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF).


Detrick’s performances have moved him up ten places on the IWWF Elite Skier List since the onset of the 2014...

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