An estimated 250 people of diverse faiths, ethnicities, and generations gathered outside Elk Grove City Hall on Oct. 7 where they honored the legacy of fallen Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal. The Harris County sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot during a traffic stop in the Houston, Texas area on Sept. 27.

Leonardo Urena of Napa captured the day at the 25th annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 5. His pumpkin weighed in at 1,938 pounds, beating his personal record by one pound.

Elk Grove’s Stone Lake Elementary School celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sept. 26. Students and teachers joined the ‘20 Years and Still Rockin’’party where they painted more than 300 rocks for the campus rock garden. Hundreds of books were also donated to the school’s new Free Little Libr…


Laguna Creek is now 2-0 in the Metro League after defeating McClatchy 44-14 on Oct. 11.

It was clear from early on that Monterey Trail came into their Metro League road opener prepared and ready to play. All night long, the Mustangs continuously had their way on offense, defense and special teams and easily cruised to a 63-0 victory over Kennedy and remained unbeaten in the Met…


The memorial fund for fallen Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan received a $10,000 check from the Elk Grove K9 Association on Oct. 9. These proceeds came from the “Cars and K9s” fundraiser held at Elk Grove’s Dreaming Dog Brewery in June. The event that included a car show, raffles an…

Police credits witness for suspected car thief’s arrest

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