Michael Vargas, a law professor and first-time candidate, declared victory in the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Trustee Area 2 race on Nov. 18.
Volunteers with the Elk Grove Food Bank Services distributed more than 1,500 frozen turkeys and Thanksgiving trimmings to local community members in need during their annual “Turkey Drive.”
The Elk Grove police arrested a North Sacramento man who allegedly struck and killed a 62-year-old pedestrian in a hit-and-run collision during the early morning of Nov. 23.
Democrat and Elk Grove City Council Member Stephanie Nguyen announced on Nov. 17 that she won the election for California State Assembly’s District 10 seat. On her campaign’s Facebook page, Nguyen posted that her Democratic opponent, Eric Guerra, conceded the race.
Navy veteran Wayne Yeager and his family joined a few hundred community members who sat along Elk Grove Boulevard and Elk Grove-Florin Road to see the return of the Elk Grove Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.
With 29.8% of the ballots counted, as of Nov. 15, Pat Hume continues to lead Jaclyn Moreno in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors District 5 election.
State legislative candidates Stephanie Nguyen and Angelique Ashby continue to hold the lead in their respective races to represent Elk Grove in the California Legislature.
Peter Sakaris, a retired Cosumnes fire battalion chief, currently has the lead in the seat for the Division 2 seat on the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) board.
Michael Vargas, an employment law educator with the McGeorge School of Law, is currently leading the race for the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Trustee Area 2 seat. However, on election night, he was only 316 votes ahead of his opponent, Stephanie Spurlin who is a retired nurse.
Following last month’s news that the city of Elk Grove is being sued regarding the proposed Oak Rose Apartments in Old Town Elk Grove, a local group expressed its support for that project.