Cosumnes Fire Department officials want a new home for their emergency medical services division. Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin said that the staff now works out of a temporary facility at the department’s headquarters. He described that building as a “double-wide, manufactured residence.”

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 9 signed two vaccination bills that Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, and Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, authored to strengthen the state’s childhood vaccination law. Pan represents Elk Grove in the State Senate’s District 6.

Local musician Neil Nayyar lives in a house full of musical instruments and he is now working to master his 108th instrument. And he just happens to be 13 years old. Check out our profile of this versatile musician in this issue’s lifestyle section.

Elderly suspects allegedly grow 500-plus marijuana plants

The Elk Grove police arrested a 34-year-old man allegedly robbed a resident at gunpoint during the early morning of Sept. 4. A witness reportedly forced the suspect out of the home after the robbery. No injuries were reported.

An unknown suspect allegedly committed cybercrimes against the computer systems of the city of Elk Grove and the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD), the Elk Grove police announced on Sept. 5.


He’s playing for the Milwaukee Brewers but before he was called up on Sept. 1 to the majors, Elk Grove High School product David Freitas played for the Brewers’ Triple-A farm team, the San Antonio Missions and on Sept. 3 Missions announced that Freitas is the 2019 Pacific Coast League battin…

The Sacramento River Cats played a roller coaster ballgame in game one of the Pacific Coast League Championship Series, with shortstop Abiatal Avelino giving them an 8-7 walk-off win over the Round Rock Express (0-1) on Sept 10.


Elk Grove History Week will soon be here, on Sept. 21-28! There will be an earlier History Week event on Monday, Sept. 16 – the meeting of the Elk Grove Historical Society, 6 p.m. Our well-known and famous Dr. Arnie Zimbelman will be the presenter at the Presbyterian Church, 8153 Elk Grove B…

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