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Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center Opens to Praise on Earth Day

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Apr 22, 2014
Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center Opens to Praise on Earth Day


April 22, 2014 |

In a nod to the 44th anniversary of the first Earth Day, the City of Elk Grove held a grand opening ceremony today for its state-of-the-art special waste collection facility on Grantline Road.

The new center, which will provide Elk Grove residents a fee-free facility to leave...

Elk Grove News
Woman Mugged in Elk Grove Parking Lot

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Apr 22, 2014
Woman Mugged in Elk Grove Parking Lot

April 22, 2014 |

A woman was mugged early yesterday afternoon in an Elk Grove parking lot.

According to Elk Grove Police, the 41-year old victim was walking through a parking lot on the corner of Elk Grove-Florin Boulevard and Bond Road when three men in a blue Toyota Camry drove...

Elk Grove News
Earth Day 2014

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Apr 21, 2014
Earth Day 2014


By Dan Gougherty | April 22, 2014 |

Normally on this site, I try not to engage is self-indulgent postings, but for the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, an exception will be made.

As a wide-eyed 12-year old sixth grade student at Herbert Hoover Herbert Elementary School, (yes possible the only school named...

The Sacramento Bee
Film crew aims to help solve Elk Grove killings

Film crew aims to help solve Elk Grove killings

On the afternoon of March 4, 2011, Sikh grandfathers Surinder Singh and his friend Gurmej Atwal were taking a break from their daily walk along East Stockton Boulevard when they were shot. Singh, 67, died at the scene, while Atwal, 78, succumbed to his...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Tellez Preps For First Full Season In The Minors

Tellez Preps For First Full Season In The Minors

Rowdy Tellez has spent much of April in extended spring training with other up and coming Toronto Blue Jays’ prospects. In the next few days he’ll be assigned to one of the Jays’ minor league franchises, barely a year removed from the season in which he powered Elk Grove High School to a Sac-Joaquin...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Quickly Apprehend Suspected Car, ID Thieves

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Apr 21, 2014
Elk Grove Police Quickly Apprehend Suspected Car, ID Thieves

April 21, 2014 |

A quick response by Elk Grove Police led to the arrest of two suspected car and identification thieves on Saturday afternoon.

According to police reports, an EGPD officer observed that 27-year old Santos Vela of Sacramento was driving a car that had just been reported stolen from the 8400...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove To Open New Waste Facility as Part of Earth Day Celebrations

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Apr 21, 2014
Elk Grove To Open New Waste Facility as Part of Earth Day Celebrations

April 21, 2014 |

As part of worldwide Earth Day celebrations, the City of Elk Grove will host a grand opening of its new special waste collection center tomorrow.

The new facility, located at 9255 Disposal Lane, is a new $4.6 million state-of-the-art special waste collection facility. When open, the facility...

FOX40
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

Apr 21, 2014
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

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An unsolved double murder in Elk Grove three years ago is getting some media attention this week. Parts of Stockton Boulevard near Power Inn Road will be closed to allow a TV show crew to film.

The crew …


Elk Grove News
Large Contingent of Precinct Walkers Target Pocket Area for Cooper

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Apr 20, 2014
Large Contingent of Precinct Walkers Target Pocket Area for Cooper


April 20, 2014 |

In a primary election that has no controversial ballot initiatives and an expected low turnout, every vote is going to matter.

That was the message conveyed by Elk Grove City Council Member and California Assembly Ninth District candidate Jim Cooper to over 50 precinct walkers yesterday morning...

Elk Grove News
Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt

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Apr 19, 2014
Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt


By Dan Bacher | April 19, 2014 |

Fish advocates scored a legal victory on April 16 when a federal court threw out earlier rulings that failed to consider endangered Delta smelt, an indicator species found only in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.

An eleven-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth...