A Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy and his K9 partner were fatally shot during a standoff with a burglary suspect at Cal Expo’s parking lot on Jan. 18. The suspect died after authorities returned fire.
Editor’s note: This story is part of a collaborative project between the Elk Grove Citizen and seniors in the journalism program at California State University, Sacramento. These students are being taught and advised by Philip Reese, a Sacramento Bee reporter and assistant professor. For mor…
Apartment rents across Elk Grove have increased by 7.8% since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, according to a study conducted by Apartment List and released this month.
U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, spoke with the Citizen about his experience of being inside the U.S. Capitol complex on Jan. 6 when a mob stormed into the building following a rally to support President Donald Trump.
Editor’s note: Journalism students at California State University, Sacramento contributed this story. This is a part of a series of stories being produced by students as part of a partnership with the Citizen. They are students of assistant professor and Sacramento Bee reporter Philip Reese.
Committed to opening Catholic schools during the pandemic “because of a strong public health case for kids being in class,” Rancho Murieta resident Lincoln Snyder has implemented a pilot COVID-19 testing program to increase their safety.
With the continued government mandated closure of hair salons and barbershops in Elk Grove, many of their operators are expressing more frustration with each passing day.
A local parent coalition of more than 530 members this month submitted a joint statement that called for the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) to reopen their campuses for in-person instruction. The district’s board heard their statement that was read out loud during their Dec. 15 on…
California’s stay-at-home order will indefinitely remain in effect for Sacramento County and 12 other counties in the Greater Sacramento region while COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise. State public health officials on Jan. 2 announced that the order was extended, due to a four-week …
A new commercial center on Elk Grove Boulevard, just west of Highway 99 and the Walmart shopping center, is expected to be completed by the latter part of 2021.