The California Fire Chiefs Association honored Cosumnes Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin as the Fire Chief of the Year. They surprised him with the announcement and the Ronny Jack Coleman Award during their meeting in Elk Grove on Sept. 10. McLaughlin’s family joined the surprise.

Editor's note: The Citizen staff learned on Sept. 17 that Bobbie Singh-Allen's campaign misattributed a recording at the Sept. 15 press conference. Mia Foster did not make the recorded remarks at the Elk Grove City Council's Sept. 9 meeting. The statement was made by Mai Tou. 


Derek Hill (Elk Grove High School alum) of the Detroit Tigers pinch ran for Miguel Cabrera on Sept. 15 in the eighth inning of the Tigers’ 6-0 win over Kansas City.

Over the Sept. 11-12 weekend, thousands of elite youth soccer players will kick off 2020 competition as part of MLS NEXT, the new elite youth development platform created by Major League Soccer in collaboration with the top elite youth academies around the country, ushering in the future of …

Republic FC elevated its current undefeated streak to eight games after Saturday night’s 3-3 draw against Reno 1868 FC at Papa Murphy’s Park, but they fell just short of breaking their record for consecutive wins after Reno tied the game at 3-3 just before the final whistle blew.

In the dying moments of the match on Wednesday afternoon, Mario Penagos and Julian Chavez – two products of the Republic FC Academy development pipeline – scored their first career goals with the first team. Their late match efforts ensured that all three points head back to Sacramento after…


Have you heard the song, “Blessings” by Laura Story that she concludes with, “What if trials of this life … are your mercies in disguise?”

The Elk Grove Historical Society’s Yard Sale started yesterday, but you can go there today, tomorrow, and Sunday. The hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and it all takes place at the Historical Society Museum site in the northwest end of Elk Grove Regional Park.. You will be amazed to see what…

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