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Audio Interview – Rick Guerrero, Environmental Council of Sacramento

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Jan 26, 2015
Audio Interview – Rick Guerrero, Environmental Council of Sacramento

January 26, 2015 |

Below is an interview with the President of the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS), Rick Guerrero.

ECOS, which dates its founding to the first Earth Day event in April 1970, has a stated mission "To achieve regional and community sustainability and a healthy environment for existing and...

Elk Grove News
Opinion – The Elk Grove City Council Wish List: Is the Council Being Fiscally Responsible?

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Jan 24, 2015
Opinion – The Elk Grove City Council Wish List: Is the Council Being Fiscally Responsible?


By Connie Conley | January 24, 2015 |

Why the sudden rush?  The city hasn’t even broken ground on the approved aquatics center.  And less we forget that 3P International defaulted on the contract to secure financing for said aquatics center. 

However, P3 certainly took their portion of the $700,000 feasibility...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Cattolico to Coach At Franklin? Plus, Quick Hits ….

Cattolico to Coach At Franklin? Plus, Quick Hits ….

Don't be surprised if very soon Franklin High School announces that Joe Cattolico will be their next varsity football coach. It would make sense to replace one quality coach,  Mike Johnson, with another proven man who already has ties to the Elk G...

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Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site

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Jan 23, 2015
Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site


January 23, 2015 |

The City of Elk Grove will unveil the plans for its proposed soccer stadium and competitive fields at next Wednesday's Elk Grove City Council meeting.

According to a staff report prepared for the meeting, the proposed facility is estimated to cost between $105.1 and $117.7 million dollars...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Burandt Named Head Football Coach At Florin


It was a sad football season for the Florin Panthers. They won their opener against Mira Loma then proceeded to lose the next nine games. Most were blow-outs.

Monterey Trail drubbed them, 69-0. Even in a weak Metro League, Florin barely competed. They even had to forfeit its game with Burbank because they didn’t have...

Elk Grove News
Just in Time For Gaudy Billboards and Gil Moore’s Beer Cave, McDonald’s Suffers a Slew of Bad Publicity

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Jan 22, 2015
Just in Time For Gaudy Billboards and Gil Moore’s Beer Cave, McDonald’s Suffers a Slew of Bad Publicity



January 22, 2015 |

Some of the more laughable moments, and there have been several in the last few years, coming from the Elk Grove City Council dais have centered on Gil Moore's forthcoming AM/PM gas station-McDonald's-yogurt shop-beer cave and the justification used to rezone the Sheldon Road-East Stockton Boulevard...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect For Shoplifting, Passing Counterfeit Cash

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Jan 22, 2015
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect For Shoplifting, Passing Counterfeit Cash



January 22, 2015 |

Elk Grove Police arrested an Antioch woman yesterday afternoon after she allegedly tried to shoplift and make a purchase with counterfeit money.

According to police reports, 34-year old Brianna Williams was detained for suspected shoplifting at the Nugget Market on Elk Grove Boulevard. Williams also reportedly tried to purchase merchandise with...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove to Host Budget Town Hall Meetings

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Jan 21, 2015
Elk Grove to Host Budget Town Hall Meetings

January 21, 2014 

With the city of Elk Grove more than half-way through its current fiscal year, and budget planning for the next fiscal well underway, a series of town hall meeting are planned.

The purpose of these meetings is to inform the public about the city's budget planning process and...

Elk Grove News
Four Store Employees Needed to Detain Elk Grove Shoplifting Suspect

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Jan 20, 2015
Four Store Employees Needed to Detain Elk Grove Shoplifting Suspect

January 20, 2015 |

A woman arrested on suspicion of shoplifting and outstanding warrants on Saturday afternoon didn't give up without a fight.

Elaina Marie Sillano
According to Elk Grove Police, 30-year old Elaina Marie Sillano of Sacramento was observed shoplifting at the Laguna Boulevard Target store. When Sillano left the store without purchasing the merchandise, she was approached by a store loss prevention employee who...

Elk Grove News
California Appelate Court Tosses Red Light Camera Conviction

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Jan 20, 2015
California Appelate Court Tosses Red Light Camera Conviction


January 20, 2015 |

A Riverside man had a red light camera traffic conviction overturned by the State of California Fourth District Court of Appeal recently.

In an opinion published on Friday, January 9 finding for defendant Viktors Retke, the appellate court said the testimony of an expert witness overcame statutory presumption of the validity...

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