The Amgen Tour of California’s organizers on Dec. 5 announced their routes for next year’s cycling races. The prestigious competition will start stages in Sacramento and Rancho Cordova, but Elk Grove did not make the cut.
Elk Grove resident Ingrid Azvedo said that she lost a good friend after hearing the news that former President George H.W. Bush died on Nov. 30.
Everyone is invited to enjoy the Victorian-inspired Christmas decorations at the Elk Grove Historical Society’s museum. They are hosting their annual “Old-Fashioned Christmas” every weekend until Dec. 23. Check out this issue’s lifestyle section for details.
The Elk Grove Winter Sanctuary (EG WINS), an evening program dedicated to providing temporary, emergency shelter for Elk Grove’s homeless during the coldest time of each year, will open on Sunday, Dec. 9.
Elk Grove police on Nov. 28 arrested two suspects who allegedly burglarized three houses that displayed “for sale” signs in their front yards. Detectives reportedly found their car at a motel’s parking lot in Rancho Cordova.
During a special meeting of the Elk Grove City Council on Nov. 28, they considered the possible impact of bringing enhanced wireless technology to the city.
With the city elections behind him and four more years of service ahead of him, Elk Grove City Council Member Pat Hume said he is motivated to continue serving the city.
With its ever-increasing demand to provide assistance for financially struggling community members, Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFB) has outgrown its current facility on Dino Drive.
The Elk Grove community’s Christmas tree was lit up in Old Town on Nov. 24. The ceremony was held after the annual Elk Grove Dickens Street Faire ended. Check out this issue for stories about the festival’s traditional Santa Rescue and the Parade of Lights.
Elk Grove police arrested a 23-year-old suspect who allegedly tried to burglarize two houses in the same neighborhood during the morning of Nov. 24. Investigators reportedly identified the suspect in a victim’s home security footage.
Santa Claus was marooned on a rooftop, yet again, during the annual Elk Grove Dickens Street Faire on Nov. 24. Cosumnes firefighters rescued him at the Elk Grove Lock & Safe Co. building to kick off the festival that morning.
The Elk Grove City Council this month declared there is a homeless shelter crisis in Elk Grove. Two board members of a local homeless assistance organization expressed support for that decision.
This autumn’s first rain cleaned up the smoky air just in time for the annual Elk Grove Gobble Wobble race on Thanksgiving morning. An estimated 1,600 people joined this fundraiser for Chicks in Crisis, a local nonprofit that supports young mothers. Runners started in Laguna and traveled acr…