Highly esteemed members of Elk Grove’s arts and literary scenes were honored during an awards ceremony held on Nov. 2 at Elk Grove Regional Park’s Pavilion.

Rod Brewer was elected to his third term on the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) board in the November election. Joining him will be newcomer Jaclyn Moreno who ran alongside him in the “Team Elk Grove” coalition of candidates.

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on Oct. 31 approved a management contract for the proposed Wilton Rancheria tribal casino-resort at Highway 99 and Kammerer Road. This deal is between the Wilton Rancheria and casino company Boyd Gaming.

It’s official – this year’s Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival won the Guinness World Record for largest jack-o-lantern. The Cosumnes Community Services District announced the feat on Halloween. Pumpkin carvers (pictured) Michael Brown, Brandy Davis, and Deane Arnold spent the weekend of Oct. …

The city of Elk Grove is asking its residents how they would like their tax dollars spent in the next two years.


For many high school students, juggling class work, homework, and a social life is challenging enough. Mix in playing several sports, maintaining a 4.0 GPA, and jet-setting to several college campuses while being recruited by Division I college football programs, and no one would blame a you…

The United Soccer League announced today the finalists for its 2018 USL Awards, with Sacramento Republic FC goalkeeper Josh Cohen nominated for Goalkeeper of the Year. The award winners will be announced during USL Awards Week between Monday, Nov. 12 and Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Kerby Rychel of the Stockton Heat scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season but San Jose’s strong second period helped them beat the Heat by a 5-2 final. Coming off the shutout loss on Saturday, it was important for the Heat to get on the board first and they did just that, scoring an…


Each month, new members of the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce are welcomed at the monthly luncheon and given an opportunity to introduce themselves and their businesses. This October, three new members gave those in attendance a description of what products or services they offer. From left: …

Our Miwok People  - Supergrad Dr. Crystal Martinez-Alire, (Florin High School, Class of 1998) was the presenter at the Elk Grove Historical Society’s recent meeting. She is an expert on local Native American affairs, and she was assisted by a member of the Wilton Rancheria. Crystal is also a…

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