• By Christopher Hoffman Special to the Citizen

Editor’s note: Christopher Hoffman, the superintendent of the Elk Grove Unified School District, sent this March 2 letter to parents regarding local student protests that may happen on March 14. Activists are encouraging students around the country to walk out of school that day to call for …

  • By Constance V. Conley Special to the Citizen

In a Feb. 16 article in the Citizen, Elk Grove City Council Member Patrick Hume spoke about  residents who oppose the current Sphere of Influence (SOI) application before the Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo). “If they come to the table with genuine concerns, I think there…

  • By Christopher Hoffman Special to the Citizen

The tragic event that unfolded yesterday in Parkland, Florida was gut wrenching and horrific. Our hearts and prayers go out to all the families and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during this turbulent and terrible time.

  • By Christopher Hoffman Special to the Citizen

Editor’s note: Public outcry arose in late December when a local high school student posted online videos of her making bigoted remarks about African Americans. Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) officials investigated the situation and she is no longer attending class in the district…

Editor’s note: The following is a response to the Citizen’s Dec. 27, 2017 article, “City Eyes Expansion of Southern, Eastern Borders.”

  • By Dr. Yona Barash Special to the Citizen

As predicted, the Iran deal, which was supported by U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, was a bad deal for the U.S., our allies and especially the people of Iran.

  • By Linda Butler Special to the Citizen

As a Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces (SOLOS) member and membership chair, I continue to work toward building more community awareness and increasing our membership. SOLOS has more than 900 members now and it’s growing each week.

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