Sacramento County’s school districts were allowed to reopen their campuses with safety measures in place on Oct. 13. That ability is allowed under the state’s reopening plan for counties that have the Red Tier 2 status during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated, Oct. 21: A driver struck a 14-year-old bicyclist at Whitelock Parkway during the afternoon of Oct. 17. The victim was hospitalized and later succumbed to injuries suffered from the collision, the Elk Grove police announced. 

The Elk Grove Food Bank Services staff announced on Oct. 16 they will have a new home built at 9888 Kent St., just north of its current facility at Dino Drive. They want to move into this location next fall.

Ballots were mailed to voters across Sacramento County last week, and two Elk Grove mayoral candidates kicked off the home stretch of their campaigns. Incumbent Steve Ly and his opponent Bobbie Singh-Allen held get-out-the-vote events last weekend. The mayor also had volunteers prepare campa…


Don Thames, a longtime Rancho Murieta resident and the former golf pro at the Rancho Murieta Country Club, qualified last month for the PGA Senior Professional National Championship to be held Oct. 15-18 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. at the PGA Club. This event will advance the top 35 club profess…

Republic FC goalkeeper Rafael Diaz and forward Dariusz Formella have been selected for the USL Championship Team of the Week starting 11 after a pair of tremendous performances that lead to their side’s 4-0 win over Portland Timbers 2 on Saturday.


Local nonprofit The Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation (SASF) was founded 27 years ago to provide youth sports and community programs in Sacramento County. Since those early years, their programs kept its focus on youth and their needs, personal growth, and professional enhancement.

These are challenging times for the Elk Grove Unified School District. It is hard to predict what may take place in the weeks and months ahead of us. Our EGUSD leaders – trustees, Superintendent Christopher Hoffman, district and school staff members, principals, and teachers are to be commen…

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