• By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer

It took many battles to end the American Revolutionary War, but an attempt to bring reenactments of that war to Elk Grove Regional Park this April failed before a single battle was fought.

A large crowd got into the Valentine’s Day mood early on Feb. 11 when the Cosumnes CSD hosted the “Dance the Night Away” ball at Laguna Town Hall. The John Skinner Band performed classic tunes at the party.

  • By Cameron Macdonald Citizen News Editor

The Elk Grove school board on Feb. 6 heard the first progress report on how district staff is addressing issues of racism and student equity at their school district’s campuses.

  • By Cameron Macdonald Citizen News Editor

Cycling teams from around the world will return to Elk Grove on Thursday, May 17 when the Amgen Tour of California holds two races in the city that day.

  • By Cameron Macdonald Citizen News Editor
  • Updated

Organizers will carry on the Elk Grove Western Festival tradition of hosting a Friday night carnival this year.

  • By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer

The Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) on Feb. 7 narrowly approved a request to increase the city of Elk Grove’s Sphere Of Influence (SOI). This action allows the city to annex 1,165 acres to the south of Elk Grove’s current city limits at Kammerer Road.

Several local high schools sailed into the Top-10 in this year’s Sacramento County Academic Decathlon that was held on Feb. 3 at Inderkum High School. This competition challenges students on various subjects such as history, math, music, and public speaking. Folsom High won the county champi…

  • By Cameron Macdonald Citizen News Editor

Shoplifters assaulted employees at two stores during the weekend of Feb. 3-4. The suspects remain at large.

  • By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer

The Elk Grove Planning Commission on Feb. 1 approved plans for the operation of an indoor facility for the agricultural processing of mushrooms. The business will not be open to the public.

  • By Lance Armstrong - Citizen Staff Writer

For the second time in four years, the Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) will make a decision on whether to approve a request to expand the city of Elk Grove’s Sphere Of Influence (SOI). That action would move Elk Grove closer to expanding its city limits along the souther…

  • By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer

Derek Cressman, a Democrat who ran for secretary of state in 2014, plans to challenge California Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, in the 2018 Senate District 6 election. The winner will represent the Elk Grove, Sacramento, and West Sacramento communities.   

  • By Cameron Macdonald Citizen News Editor

Elk Grove police on Feb. 2 reportedly found nearly 40 marijuana plants when they visited a home to check on five children living there.

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