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Opinion – Elk Grove Unified Leads by Bad Example

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Oct 7, 2016
Opinion – Elk Grove Unified Leads by Bad Example



By Richard Michael (California School Bonds Clearinghouse) | October 7, 2016 | 

Of the 184 school bonds on November's ballot, Elk Grove Unified is the only district where a C.A.S.H. (Coalition for Adequate School Housing) board member, Rob Pierce, is managing district facilities. With that in mind, it sets...

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We’re Not Going Anyplace – Report From The Sioux Nation at Standing Rock

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Oct 6, 2016
We’re Not Going Anyplace – Report From The Sioux Nation at Standing Rock



By Michael Monasky | October 4, 2016

To hear Dennis Banks talk about it, this is the worst election in US history; unless you count the 1828 election of Andrew Jackson, and the 1830 Indian Removal Act he signed into law. It depopulated the southeast and sent the native peoples on...

Elk Grove News
Opinion – The Facts About Measure B and Transportation Funding

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Oct 6, 2016
Opinion – The Facts About Measure B and Transportation Funding



By Bob Murdoch and Jeffrey Spencer | October 6, 2016 |  

There were several inaccuracies in the opinion piece posted on this site by Debra Desrosiers of Don't Double the Tax about Measure B that we would like address.

What Ms. Desrosiers failed to mention is that Measure...

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Guest Opinion – No on Sacramento County Measure B, and Here’s Why…

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Oct 3, 2016
Guest Opinion – No on Sacramento County Measure B, and Here’s Why…

Don't double the tax


October 3, 2016 |

From Don’t Double The Tax – No on Measure B Committee

Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA), Sacramento County, the Cities of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights and Folsom are pushing for another half-cent sales tax for...

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What If?

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Oct 2, 2016
What If?



By Dan Schmitt | October 2, 2016 | 

Donald Trump’s derogatory comments about women continue to make news. It is strikingly clear that these childish and hurtful comments don’t much matter to his supporters.

And why should they? Earlier in the campaign, Trump boasted at...

Elk Grove News
Opinion: No on EGUSD’s Measure M – We Can Do Better

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Sep 27, 2016
Opinion: No on EGUSD’s Measure M – We Can Do Better



By Nikita KostyukSeptember 27, 2016 |

We’ve received another opportunity to talk about Elk Grove Unified School District's Measure M and we welcome the chance to discuss this issue further. We’d like to highlight a couple different aspects of this bond, specifically its development and the lack of any real teeth in...

Elk Grove News
Letter to the Editor – Will You Vote?

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Sep 26, 2016
Letter to the Editor – Will You Vote?



September 26, 2016 |  


Will You Vote? 

One of my concerns is will people vote when it comes to our City of Elk Grove?  

I'm campaigning for Kevin Spease as our next Mayor. I understand his values as well as his expectations for our City.  

Yes, I have a very...

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Bera – The Clear Choice on Women’s Issues

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Sep 20, 2016
Bera – The Clear Choice on Women’s Issues


September 20, 2016 |

Sheriff Scott Jones, running against Congressman Ami Bera in the 7th Congressional District race, has stated he will be voting for Donald Trump in November and, as far as we can tell, has not repudiated any of Trump's statements denigrating women.
     
High among Donald Trump's most outrageous...

Elk Grove News
Numerous Down Ballot State, Local Measures Could Cost Californian Taxpayers Big Bucks

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Sep 15, 2016
Numerous Down Ballot State, Local Measures Could Cost Californian Taxpayers Big Bucks



By John Coupal | September 15, 2016 | 

Election month is rapidly approaching. That’s right, “election month” because, since 2002, California voters have been freed from casting ballots in person on the official Election Day, which this year is November 8. Voting by mail begins October 10.

Polls show that many...

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Sacramento Midtown Train Stall – We Were Lucky This Time

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Sep 13, 2016
Sacramento Midtown Train Stall – We Were Lucky This Time



From 350 Sacramento
 
The train that broke and stalled in midtown today is a stark reminder of the dangers we face from trains carrying explosive oil through Sacramento. Oil refineries in the Bay Area are currently seeking permits to receive explosive Bakken crude and toxic tar sands oil. If successful, we could...

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