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Opinion: City of Elk Grove Code of Ethics – Worth The Computer it Was Written On?

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Jan 25, 2016
Opinion: City of Elk Grove Code of Ethics – Worth The Computer it Was Written On?


By Connie Conley | January 25, 2016 |
Last week I was copied on an email to the Elk Grove City Council whereby the sender included the city of Elk Grove’s Code of Ethics and rated one of the Council members after many of the ethics statements.  In my opinion, it painted not only a disgraceful ethical picture,...

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Sacramento Unified Schools Give Green Light to 2.5-acre Learning Garden, Kitchen

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Jan 24, 2016
Sacramento Unified Schools Give Green Light to 2.5-acre Learning Garden, Kitchen



January 24, 2016 |

On Thursday night the Sacramento Unified School District gave the green light to the Food Literacy Center's new "Broccoli Headquarters" program.

The program will permit the FLC to operate a 2.5-acre urban farm on the Leataata Floyd Elementary School campus in the Northwest Land Park...

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Assemblymember Eggman Introduces Bill to Force Vote on Delta Tunnels

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Jan 24, 2016
Assemblymember Eggman Introduces Bill to Force Vote on Delta Tunnels

Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman


January 24, 2016 |

By Dan Bacher |

Elk Grove's Cooper joins as co-sponsors |

On the day after Governor Jerry Brown once again touted his Delta Tunnels Plan ("reliable conveyance") as a "solution" to California's water problems in his State of the...

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Man Suffers Gunshot Wound in Elk Grove

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Jan 24, 2016
Man Suffers Gunshot Wound in Elk Grove


January 24, 2016 |

A man was shot last night in Elk Grove.

According to the Elk Grove Police Department's Twitter feed, the shooting occurred at 8:10 on the 5300 block of Harvest Moon Court on the city's northwest side. 

The adult victim was found in the driveway and taken to an...

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Elk Grove’s Consumer Credit Rating – Not as Good as Davis, But Better Than Galt, Sacramento

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Jan 23, 2016


Source: Wallethub |


January 23, 2016 |

As consumer credit worthiness goes, Elk Grove residents as a group can say that at least they are ahead of a few neighboring Sacramento-region cities.

That study, conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub.com, found that as an aggregate, Elk Grove residents rank in the 66th percentile of 2,570 American...

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Grand Opening of Elk Grove’s Flatland Brewing Draws Huge, Happy Craft Beer Drinking Crowd

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Jan 23, 2016
Grand Opening of Elk Grove’s Flatland Brewing Draws Huge, Happy Craft Beer Drinking Crowd

January 23, 2016 |

Memo to Elk Grove Economic Development Director Darrell Doan - if you are searching for a growing industry to stoke the local economy, consider reaching out to the burgeoning microbrewing industry. If last night's grand opening celebration of Flatland Brewing Company was any indication, there is an enormous untapped market right...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Update: Boy Dies Playing Basketball At Middle School

A 12-year-old Elk Grove middle schooler died Friday while playing basketball at Joseph Kerr Middle School.


The boy was playing with a group not affiliated with the Elk Grove Unified School District, according to school district spokesperson Xanthi Pinkerton.


“Reportedly the student dropped to the floor with what appeared to be a leg cramp on...

Elk Grove News
Poll Shows Strong Oppostion to Proposed Elk Grove Sales Tax Increase

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Jan 22, 2016
Poll Shows Strong Oppostion to Proposed Elk Grove Sales Tax Increase

January 22, 2016 |

A poll that closed earlier today showed little popular support for a possible sales tax increase in Elk Grove. The five-day unscientific poll asked participants if they would support an increase in sales taxes paid by Elk Grove shoppers, and under what circumstances.

Of the 50 respondents, 42, or 84-percent said they...

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Elk Grove to Hold Workshops on General Plan Updates

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Jan 22, 2016
Elk Grove to Hold Workshops on General Plan Updates



January 22, 2016 |

As part of its outreach effort, Elk Grove will hold two workshops regarding the city's General Plan Update.

The workshops will be held on Thursday, January 28 and Monday, February 1 and will focus on transportation and preservation of community values respectively.

The January 28 session is titled...

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Chew’s Review’s – The 5th Wave

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Jan 21, 2016
Chew’s Review’s – The 5th Wave



By Gary Chew | January 21, 2016 |

Now showing |

In 1972 a Western directed by Mark Rydell hit the movie house circuit. I was doing film reviews then on television. The movie bowled me over. John Wayne had the lead. It told the story of a tough rancher (Wayne)...

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