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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…

The Elk Grove city staff and the Sacramento Zoological Society on Sept. 23 announced plans to consider the relocation and expansion of the Sacramento Zoo to Elk Grove.

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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.

With the arrival of a special election day, on Sept. 14, the Citizen spoke to local voters who each shared their thoughts on why they voted for the gubernatorial candidate of their choice in the California recall election.

Those who knew, loved and worked with Harminder Grewal gathered on Sept. 13 to give a final send-off to the fallen Galt police officer.

Bus drivers, school vehicle mechanics and union activists called upon Elk Grove Unified School District officials to raise the pay of school transportation workers. They addressed the issue during the school board’s Sept. 7 meeting.

The Elk Grove City Council on Sept. 9 unanimously approved an agreement for the city to sell 43.7 acres of its 96-acre property on the south side of Grant Line Road to the Kubota Tractor Corp. for $5.1 million.

Veterans as well as local law enforcement and fire department officials gathered at the historic Elk Grove Cemetery on Sept. 11 to pay tribute to the first responders and more than 3,000 civilians who perished during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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Grant Line Road is undergoing a transformation, which includes both current and future projects to widen this major thoroughfare from two to four lanes.