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Anti-SLAPP Status Ruling Affirmed Today; Detrick v Conley Dismissed

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Apr 17, 2014
Anti-SLAPP Status Ruling Affirmed Today; Detrick v Conley Dismissed

April 17, 2014 |

A tentative ruling issued last Thursday that said Elk Grove community activist Connie Conley was being subjected to a so-called SLAPP lawsuit was affirmed today.

Conley, who was being sued for defamation by Elk Grove resident Brian Detrick, son of Elk Grove City Council Member Steve Detrick, has asserted...

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Elk Grove Police Arrest Man After Allegedly Shooting at Former Girlfriend’s Car

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Apr 17, 2014
Elk Grove Police Arrest Man After Allegedly Shooting at Former Girlfriend’s Car

April 17, 2014 |

Elk Grove Police arrested a Sacramento man last night after he allegedly shot a car occupied by his former girlfriend in the very early hours of Wednesday.

According to police reports, the two female victims were in a car near Heather Gate Way and Rose Point Court,...

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Chew’s Reviews – ‘Under The Skin’ and ‘Transcendence’

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Apr 17, 2014
Chew’s Reviews – ‘Under The Skin’ and ‘Transcendence’


By Gary Chew | April 17, 2014 |
“Under The Skin” lingers only briefly on the dermatological. But the dermis is important to this rather unique film by Jonathan Glazer. The English director and writer blew me away with his 2000 film that hangs in my memory so well: “Sexy Beast.”
With that...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
EG Nips Buchanan, Gains Boras Finale

EG Nips Buchanan, Gains Boras Finale

Elk Grove junior left-hander Chris Martin tossed a complete game three-hit gem Wednesday night to lead the Herd to the Northern California championship game of the Boras Baseball Classic for the second year in a row. Martin confounded Buchanan High Sch...

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Study Shows Elk Grove Drivers Pay Higher Than Statewide Average Car Insurance Premiums

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Apr 16, 2014
Study Shows Elk Grove Drivers Pay Higher Than Statewide Average Car Insurance Premiums


April 16, 2016 |

In a recently released study looking at car insurance premiums in California, Elk Grove drivers were found to be paying higher rates than the statewide average.

The study, which was conducted and released by Wallet News, found that auto insurance policy holders in Elk Grove were paying on average...

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Howard Jarvis Taxpayers and Sustainable Water Advocates Slam Tunnel Plan

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Apr 16, 2014
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers and Sustainable Water Advocates Slam Tunnel Plan


By Dan Bacher | April 16, 2014 |

Politics can make for strange bedfellows, but so can drought, as exemplified by the concurrence between the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN) over the enormously expensive pork barrel project known as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.

Tom...

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Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow

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Apr 16, 2014
Forum on Trans-Pacific Partnership in Elk Grove Tomorrow


April 16, 2014 |

A community forum on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be held in Elk Grove tomorrow night.

The TPP is a proposed trade agreement  between the U.S., Canada, Mexico and nine other Pacific Rim countries. The one country not included in the on-going negotiations is China. 

Groups...

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Money Pouring into Bera’s, Ose’s Campaign Warchests; Birman Still in the Hunt

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Apr 16, 2014
Money Pouring into Bera’s, Ose’s Campaign Warchests; Birman Still in the Hunt


April 16, 2014 |

If money were a gauge of popularity, the two front-runners in the Seventh Congressional District race would be freshman Democratic Congressman Dr. Ami Bera in first and former Republican Congressman Doug Ose in second.

Today both campaigns released recent fundraising totals for the first quarter of the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Younger Brother’s Efforts Pushes Tourney To Prominence

Younger Brother’s Efforts Pushes Tourney To Prominence


The name Scott Boras is synonymous with term “sports agent.” The 62-year-old graduate of Elk Grove High School has as impressive a list of clients as any of his colleagues: Matt Holliday, Prince Fielder, Magglio Ordonez, Stephen Strasburg and Barry Zito (plus at one time, Alex Rodriguez).

It was just a few years ago, though,...

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Ose Signs Norquist’s Tax Pledge, Promises to Oppose All Tax Increases

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Apr 15, 2014
Ose Signs Norquist’s Tax Pledge, Promises to Oppose All Tax Increases


April 15, 2014 |

Former Republican Congressman and current congressional candidate Doug Ose announced today that he has resigned the Americans for Tax Reform’s (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge.

“I want to congratulate Doug Ose for taking the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. The American people are tired of the tax-and-spend policies coming from Washington...