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FPPC Investigation Initiated on Elk Grove City Council Member

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Apr 8, 2014
FPPC Investigation Initiated on Elk Grove City Council Member

April 8, 2014 |

According to a letter issued by the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), an investigation has been initiated on a member of the Elk Grove City Council.

In a letter dated April 2, 2014, the FPPC has informed Elk Grove City Council Member Steve Detrick he...

Elk Grove News
Sac City Council Candidate Proposes Clean Vote Ordinance; Time For ‘Tin Cup’ in Elk Grove?

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Apr 7, 2014
Sac City Council Candidate Proposes Clean Vote Ordinance; Time For ‘Tin Cup’ in Elk Grove?

April 8, 2014 |

Faced with an uphill battle to gain traction against a well-entrenched incumbent, Sacramento City Council candidate Ellen Cochrane has proposed an ordinance particularity appropriate given the on-going scandals embroiling the capitol.

Cochran, who is running against four-term incumbent Steve Cohn for Sacramento's District 3 seat, has...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Prep For Boras Classic Underway, Belton Commits To Sierra College

Prep For Boras Classic Underway, Belton Commits To Sierra College


Spring Break starts on Monday, but there will be little rest for a couple local baseball squads. Elk Grove High School will host the Northern California part of the 32-team Boras Baseball Classic, Apr. 14 – 17, at McAuliffe Fields.

Pleasant Grove will defend its 2013 Boras North Championship title next week.

Elk Grove News
Key Vote Tomorrow For Elk Grove City Council Aspirants Chaires, Ly

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Apr 7, 2014
Key Vote Tomorrow For Elk Grove City Council Aspirants Chaires, Ly


April 7, 2014 |

Although the general election is still seven months away, the Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club has been steadily conducting votes of its membership to determine endorsements in key area races. While the endorsements votes have been conducted early because of the June primary where there are...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Walmart Shoplifting Suspects Found With Stolen Credit Cards, Tax Returns

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Apr 7, 2014
Elk Grove Walmart Shoplifting Suspects Found With Stolen Credit Cards, Tax Returns

April 7, 2014 |

Two Sacramentoresidents arrested on suspicion of shoplifting Friday night were also slapped with identity theft charges.  

According to Elk Grove Police, 23-year old Channell Lobato and 31-year old Anthony Cervantes were detained by loss prevention personnel at the Elk Grove Boulevard Walmart on suspsicion of shoplifting. Responding officers...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Assault Rifle, Counterfeit Cash

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Apr 7, 2014
Elk Grove Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Assault Rifle, Counterfeit Cash


April 7, 2014 |

A traffic stop late Friday night led to the arrests of two Sacramento men on a variety of charges including possession of an altered assault rifle and counterfeit money.


According to Elk Grove Police, a vehicle driven by 23-year old Earl Harden was stopped near
Sheldon Road
...

Elk Grove News
Coffee on the Go: New Drive-thru Coffee Kiosk Planned For Elk Grove

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Apr 7, 2014
Coffee on the Go: New Drive-thru Coffee Kiosk Planned For Elk Grove


April 7, 2014 |

At tonight's Elk Grove zoning administrator meeting, a design review for a new drive-thru coffee kiosk will be heard.


The proposed kiosk, which will be an Oregon-based Dutch Brothers outlet, seeks plan approval for a drive-thru coffee outlet on the corner of
Elk Grove Boulevard
and
East...

The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove launches new social media effort to feed the hungry

Elk Grove launches new social media effort to feed the hungry

Popular websites already help consumers connect with private owners to rent vacation homes, parking spaces and vehicles. Elk Grove is using a new social media venture for a more charitable purpose: connecting residents in need with excess food that wou...

The Sacramento Bee
Residents of Elk Grove are spending money again as economy recovers

Residents of Elk Grove are spending money again as economy recovers

Alexis Thompson doesn’t need charts and graphs; she can tell by looking out at the parking lot of the shopping center where she works. Matt Bassett sees it in the new cars rolling out of his showroom.


Yvonne Hall of Elk Grove shops for LED lights with help from Home...

Elk Grove News
Starrh & Starrh Cotton Growers: $10 Million in Taxpayer Subsidies Behind The ‘Tears’

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Apr 5, 2014
Starrh & Starrh Cotton Growers: $10 Million in Taxpayer Subsidies Behind The ‘Tears’


By Dan Bacher | April 4, 2014 |

To understand what is really going on in California water politics, you have to "follow the money." 

Restore the Delta, opponents of Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the salmon-killing peripheral tunnels, is doing just this in its series of...