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Tim O’Hara took this recent drone photograph of the Sky River Casino project’s construction site near Highway 99 and Kammerer Road. The Wilton Rancheria and operator Boyd Gaming plan to open the Elk Grove facility this fall.

Citizen contributor Tim O’Hara took this drone photograph top of Old Town Elk Grove during crisp, sunny weather on New Year’s Day. This view overlooks the corner of Elk Grove Boulevard and Railroad Street, and overlooks the Old Town Plaza.

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Elk Grove Restaurant Week, an annual showcase of the city’s vibrant and diverse restaurant scene, kicks off on Friday, Jan. 14 and lasts through Sunday, Jan. 23.

Cosumnes firefighters, Elk Grove police officers, and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to the children of local families in need during the morning of Dec. 18. Gifts were donated by the community as part of the Elk Grove’s 26th annual Toy Project. Presents were reportedly delivered to…

Ally Carda, a 2020 Olympian and a Pleasant Grove High School graduate, returned to her hometown of Elk Grove on Dec. 20. The softball pitcher delivered a motivational speech and signed autographs at Elk Grove Regional Park’s Pavilion. Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen and Elk Grove City Cou…

A century-old, brick building that sat vacant for years was revived as a craft beer destination this month. Turlock’s Dust Bowl Brewing Company opened their taproom there on Dec. 18 after six months of renovations.

Cosumnes firefighters, and Elk Grove and Galt police officers invited the community to check out the elaborate Christmas displays at the Cosumnes Fire Department’s training center on Dec. 8-9.

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The Remedies, a Sacramento region band led by two doctors, is reuniting for a concert at Steve’s Pizza in Elk Grove on Saturday, Dec. 18.

Paul Allen Jones was born May 24, 1945, to Paul and Bernice Jones in San Diego.

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After two years of doing business in pop-ups and online sales, Elk Grove bookseller A Seat at the Table Books now has a brick-and-mortar store, with books, coffee and an actual table dedicated to fostering community.

Maureen Gabriel, a World War II veteran and longtime resident of Elk Grove, died at her home on Nov. 28 at the age of 102.

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