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Jerome Andrew “Jerry” Warren, who was a longtime biology and ecology teacher at Elk Grove High School (EGHS), died in his Wilton home at the age of 81 on July 30.Born in Turlock on July 30, 1940, Jerry spent more than a half-century living in Wilton, having moved there in 1973 after being hi…

The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) board on Aug. 3 expressed support for the Elk Grove city tax measure that’s bound for the November ballot.

A 39-year-old, armed suspect allegedly robbed three Elk Grove restaurants within a week, starting on July 25. The Galt police pursued and arrested him on Highway 99 in Elk Grove during the evening of July 30 after they discovered that he was driving a stolen vehicle.

Elk Grove has 45 homeless people living within its borders, according to the Point-in-Time (PIT) homeless population count conducted in February.

The Elk Grove Planning Commission on July 21 unanimously approved a major design review for the proposed construction of a four-story hotel on East Stockton Boulevard, near Sheldon Road.

A 100-acre community park is proposed for Elk Grove’s southern border along Kammerer Road. The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) board on July 20 unanimously voted to allow district officials to finalize an $8 million purchase of two agricultural lots for the park.

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on July 12 reviewed a proposed ballot measure that would have voters decide if their county should tax cannabis and hemp businesses if they are allowed to operate on unincorporated county land.