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Above: Elk Grove Police Chief Tim Albright (pictured making funny faces at the children) held a story time with author and KCRA anchor Leticia Ordaz at the District56 center on Sept. 15. They read her bilingual children’s book, ‘The Adventures of Mr. Macaw,’ which was written in English and …

A man died from an unknown medical emergency while he was in the Elk Grove police’s custody at a hospital on Sept. 23. The police earlier placed him in a restraint device after he intentionally hit his head into concrete and assaulted officers during a confrontation on a street, the Elk Grov…

Updated, Sept. 20: A driver traveled the wrong way on Highway 99, north of Elk Grove, and crashed head-on into a car during the early morning of Sept. 16. That impact fatally injured his passenger, authorities reported. The suspect was hospitalized, as of press time.

Sports

(Editor’s Note: Elk Grove High School’s reputable baseball program has generated more Major League Baseball players the past few years than any other prep school in the country, according to the MLB Network. One young man who made the jump from Wackman Field to PAC-12 Player of the Year at O…

Talk to most high school varsity football coaches and they’ll tell you how invaluable a youth program starting as young as age six through middle school is to their programs. After a pandemic-filled year-and-a-half, along with missing entirely the 2020 season, these youth programs, especiall…

Lifestyle

The annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival will be with us again next weekend. We look forward to many great activities in Elk Grove Regional Park.

I’ve officiated dozens of weddings in my 30 years as a minister, but few were as fraught with risk as the one I performed several years ago in the acute care unit of the Sacramento VA Medical Center.

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