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Police: Man Arrested After Stabbing Two Family Members at Elk Grove Home  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Elk Grove Police have arrested a man after officers say he stabbed two family members Friday evening.



Upset Parents Say Elk Grove High School Took Hours to Send Message About Gun Found on Campus  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- There was a major scare for parents in Elk Grove Thursday night after a gun was found hidden under bleachers in a high school gym.



Ford Donates Car to Elk Grove High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Martina is out at Elk Grove High School checking out the car Ford donated to school's Automotive Technology Pathway, a Career Technical Education (CTE) ...



Elk Grove high school band volunteer charged with sexually assaulting student  Sacramento Bee

An Elk Grove man who volunteered for the Laguna Creek High School band was arrested last week on charges of sexually assaulting a student under the age of ...



Elk Grove High School Auto Show  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Martina got to spend her Friday morning at her old high school! The Elk Grove High School auto shop program an auto show with the Sacramento Area Mustang ...



In Your Neighborhood: Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Olivia and Martina spent the morning in Elk Grove exploring some local businesses as well as hanging out at Elk Grove High School as they prepare for tonight's ...



Elk Grove School District calls off school Friday due to poor air quality  ABC10.com KXTV

The Elk Grove Unified School District announced the closure of all its school sites for Friday.



Elk Grove High School baseball coach Jeff Carlson steps down  The Sacramento Bee

After 18 seasons and multiple championships, Jeff Carlson has resigned as the baseball coach at Elk Grove High School after crafting one of the great coaching ...



Local high school students join worldwide protest | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Two dozen local high school students held picket signs and walked to Elk Grove City Hall to raise public awareness of the climate change issue on March 15.



Elk Grove High student gets full scholarship to Jessup  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove High School senior Chance Morton was presented a full scholarship on March 6 to attend William Jessup University in Rocklin. He plans to attend the ...



Former Elk Grove Campus Supervisor Accused of Inappropriately Touching Teenager  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- The Elk Grove Police Department has arrested a former high school campus supervisor after he was accused of inappropriately touching a ...



Six inducted into EG Hall of Fame | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Six honorees on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 2018 class of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame.



Chalmers Gage dies at 100 | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Richard Chalmers Gage Sr. saw many things in 100 years of life in Elk Grove.



City Council to present a Key to the City to local racecar driver  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove High School graduate and professional racecar driver Joey Hand will receive a Key to the City on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The Elk Grove City Council ...



Brewery proposed for Old Town | News  Elk Grove Citizen

A brewery named after local woodpeckers is being proposed for Old Town Elk Grove. The Elk Grove Planning Commission on Feb. 21 will review the Hungry ...



Local Schools Use New Tool in Fight Against Bullying  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- It's a tough thing for any parent to hear that their child has become the target of a bully. "The thing that really broke my heart is his bully told him ...



Three Elk Grove High products get the MLB call. Why it was extra emotional for one  The Sacramento Bee

Rowdy Tellez was one of three one-time Elk Grove High School baseball stars who this week was promoted to the MLB. Tellez was called up by the Blue Jays, ...



Elk Grove vs Jesuit: Football Extended Highlights ' October 2, 2018  ABC10.com KXTV

Elk Grove High School's Thundering Herd vs Jesuit High School's Marauders: Football Extended Highlights from October 2nd.



Concussion protocols & new technology help keeps students safe  KCRA Sacramento

Elk Grove Unified High School District has added athletic trainers at every high school to help keeps students safe and healthy during sports activities.



Turkey Crashes Through Window into Elk Grove Apartment  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- A featherbrained turkey made a dramatic entrance when it crashed into an Elk Grove apartment Thursday. Resident Nicole Immoos says her ...



Gus Kanelos, founder of EG Elks Lodge, passes away  Elk Grove Citizen

Gus Kanelos, a Florin historian and the founder of Elk Grove Elks Lodge No. 2577, died at the age of 90 on March 9.



Lewis and Ming place at CIF State tournament  Elk Grove Citizen

After three days of wrestling, two Elk Grove Unified School District wrestlers earned their place on the podium at the CIF State Wrestling Championships on Feb.



Dale Wilfred Sassman Sr. | Obituaries  Elk Grove Citizen

Dale Wilfred Sassman Sr. passed away on 2/8/2019 surrounded by an abundance of love.



Surprise! Some in Elk Grove Randomly Gifted $100  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- After a weekend filled with devastating news, one anonymous group in Elk Grove is hoping to lift some spirits. They're handing out envelopes ...



Man holding grill lighter detained after officer fires shot at him in Elk Grove, police say  Sacramento Bee

A suspect was detained following an officer-involved shooting, Elk Grove Police Department said in a tweet Thursday morning.



Police: Turkey Breaks Through 2nd-Story Window of Elk Grove Home  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Police in Elk Grove responding to a home burglary alarm Thursday found a turkey inside.



Elk Grove Community Supports Officer Corona’s Loved Ones at Vigil  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Judy Magana says her cousin, fallen Davis police Officer Natalie Corona, would have been proud of the gathering in her honor Monday night.



Victim Describes Armed Carjacking in Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- A carjacking victim spoke out for the first time after a shoplifter led police on a pursuit before stealing her car at gunpoint. "He said, 'Sorry, I hate to ...



CNU Representatives Address Community Concerns About Proposed Teaching Hospital in Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Inside Elk Grove's Razor Sharp Kutz, it's all about making the right cut. "Thursday, Friday [and] Saturday are our busiest days," said Steav Jordan.



Did Pleasant Grove principal willingly retire, or was he forced out?  Sacramento Bee

Henry "Hank" Meyer, Jr., the principal who was caught up in a firestorm of criticism after recent allegations of racism at Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, ...



Elk Grove Driver Shot at with BB Gun While Traveling on Sheldon Road  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- An Elk Grove driver is on edge after another car driving in the opposite direction shot at his car with a BB gun while he was on his way home from ...



Elk Grove wrestlers compete at Fargo Nationals | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

Peter Ming and Hassan Khan from Elk Grove High School recently wrestled at what is considered the toughest high school tournament in the U.S. Fargo ...



Tonge brothers sign wrestling scholarships in joint ceremony  Elk Grove Citizen

It was all smiles for Lokhai Tonge and Nahele Tonge as they prepared to sign their letters of intent on May 22 inside the staff lounge at Elk Grove High.



Activists confront school board on student treatment | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Parents and activists on May 15 confronted the Elk Grove school board about how students were treated by law enforcement officers at Cosumnes Oaks High ...



Elk Grove Man Being Hailed as a Hero after Pulling 3 People from a Burning Vehicle  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- An Elk Grove man is being hailed as a hero after rescuing three people from a burning car early Sunday morning. In his quiet Elk Grove ...



Elk Grove's guitar guru | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

For those interested in finding a special gift for a serious guitar player this holiday season, one idea is to consider Kauer Guitars.



Student Says Racism is Commonplace at Pleasant Grove High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Nooses thrown into classrooms and frequent use of the "N" word. One student says that's what's happening at Pleasant Grove High School in Elk ...



EGHS student wins car for perfect attendance | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Taryn Leach of Elk Grove High School on May 5 won a new car for having perfect class attendance.



Elk Grove High School Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges  Capital Public Radio News

A teacher at Sheldon High School is under arrest on sex charges involving a student.



City Council opts for sponsoring MLK Day event over hosting local parade  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove City Council on Nov. 14 directed the city staff to sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Sacramento.



EG Power Sports shop to have new home  Elk Grove Citizen

An Elk Grove business is planning to relocate to its third location in 17 years.



Local students join nationwide protest against school shootings  Elk Grove Citizen

Students at several Elk Grove schools on March 14 left class at 10 a.m. to join nationwide rallies against gun violence. The National School Walkout's organizers ...



Elk Grove native selected by Chicago White Sox in 1st round of MLB Draft  ABC10.com KXTV

Former Elk Grove High School star Nick Madrigal heard his name called by the Chicago White Sox, selecting him fourth overall in yesterday's MLB draft.



Elk Grove Officers Arrest Couple in ‘For Sale’ Home Burglaries  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- A pool and four bedrooms may be enticing for someone looking to buy one Elk Grove home but it was also irresistible to brazen burglars, ...



National Signing Day: Students across region announce university picks  ABC10.com KXTV

ABC10 was there as students from several districts in the area made their decisions.



For those who serve | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

On Saturday, April 6, a patriotic 5K walk through Elk Grove Regional Park will, for the 10th year, honor the five American soldiers killed in combat in Mosul, Iraq ...



With construction worker shortage, Elk Grove students step up  KCRA Sacramento

There's a shortage of construction and skilled workers in the region, and students in Sacramento and Placer counties are taking advantage of internships that in.



First inductees named for Elk Grove Hall of Fame  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove Community Council this week announced the inaugural inductees of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony will be held at The Falls ...



Car Crashes into Elk Grove Dance Studio Then Drives Off  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- A car crashed into an Elk Grove dance studio before backing out and driving off while students and staff were inside. It all happened around 9:30 ...



Nonprofit Hosts Child Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk in Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Neighbors in Elk Grove are taking steps, both literally and figuratively, to prevent child suicide. A nonprofit, JJ's Hello Foundation, hosted a walk ...



Local achievements recognized as Ross, Briggs inducted into SJS Hall of Fame  Elk Grove Citizen

Two of the four athletes that were inducted into the 2018 Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame have several things in common: they were extraordinary athletes in ...



Election '18: Ramos joins Council's District 2 race  Elk Grove Citizen

Andres Ramos announced this month that he is running for the Elk Grove City Council's District 2 seat. He is challenging incumbent Pat Hume in this ...



Elk Grove Mayoral Candidate Continues to Speak Out About Own Sexual Assault Amid Kavanaugh Controversy  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- It's not the story you would expect to hear a candidate sharing six weeks out from an election. "My first kiss was a rape. I was just a month after my ...



Neighbors lead effort to restore north EG parks  Elk Grove Citizen

Ten years passed since an 8.6-acre park was dedicated to Carl and Joyce Amundson in north Elk Grove.



Racism discussed at Elk Grove Unified School District meeting  Sacramento Bee

Meeting at Sheldon High School on Tuesday, January 16, called after Pleasant Grove High School senior Rachael Francois talked to The Sacramento Bee ...



Family, friends remember Dale Bell | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Dale Bell, a co-founder of Bell Pest Control, passed away from a heart attack on May 10. The longtime Elk Grove resident was 62.



Sheldon tops Elk Grove hoops as both head to playoffs  Elk Grove Citizen

As the regular season comes to an end, and the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs are on the horizon, the Sheldon Huskies knew they needed a strong ...



Pleasant Grove High School Students Protesting Against School Dress Code  FOX40

Some students at Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove are participating in what they're calling the "Shoulder Revolution."



Michael William Fernandez | Obituaries  Elk Grove Citizen

April 20, 1941- May 20, 2018. Michael William Fernandez was born April 20, 1941 in Sacramento to father Robert Fernandez, immigrant from Spain, and Esther ...



Centenarian Chalmers Gage receives Key to the City  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove native Richard Chalmers Gage Sr. was honored on his 100th birthday on July 15 with a key to the city. Mayor Steve Ly presented the honor to him.



Why ‘basketball will never be the same without Larry’ for Elk Grove High girls  Sacramento Bee

A two-time Bee Coach of the Year, Elk Grove High girls basketball coach Larry Price died from lung failure early Monday morning. He coached with passion and ...



Election '18: Local candidates make their pitches at neighborhood meeting  Elk Grove Citizen

With less than one month until November's election, voters got another chance to learn about candidates vying to represent Elk Grove.



History Happened Here | Lifestyle | egcitizen.com  Elk Grove Citizen

I asked David Lema, our Elk Grove supergrad and the brilliant founder of History Week to give us his summary of the week. This is what he sent to us:



Elk Grove HS football coach rescinds resignation during meeting  KCRA Sacramento

Elk Grove parents: HS football coach was forced to resign​​



Waffle Experience Expanding to Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Paul is out in Elk Grove checking out the newest Waffle Experience restaurant....



Threats against two Elk Grove schools deemed ‘not credible’  Sacramento Bee

Police and school officials investigated threats against an Elk Grove Unified School District high school and middle school Wednesday, both of which were ...



Former Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs enters Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame  ABC10.com KXTV

ABC10's Sean Cunningham speaks with his former classmate at Elk Grove High School, retired Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs about his upcoming ...



Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival 2018  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

The Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival is the region's premier celebration of humongous, gargantuan, Volkswagen-sized gourds! The two-day festival includes ...



Local race car driver receives the Key to the City  Elk Grove Citizen

International Motorsports Association driver Joey Hand on Feb. 27 was presented with a Key to the City.



Program Offers Free Meals to Low-Income Kids During Summer Months  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- School may be out for the summer but cafeteria staff is still in food prep mode at the Elk Grove' School District's Central Kitchen. The summer ...



Elk Grove legend John Zehnder Sr. dies at 91  Elk Grove Citizen

John Louis Zehnder Sr., a former Elk Grove fireman, rancher, dairyman, and patriarch of a prominent family, died on March 2 at age 91.



Elk Grove high school teacher arrested for sex with student | September 2017  Sacramento Bee

Former Cosumnes Oaks High School geography teacher Monte Antonio Reed was arrested Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, for allegedly having sex with a student who ...



Ashley Update: she's back on the court at EGHS  Elk Grove Citizen

It was three grueling months for Ashley Vanderpan, and three grueling months for her family, who sat at her bedside day after day after day. The Elk Grove High ...



Elk Grove Detective Collecting Notes for Law Enforcement Ahead of Deputy Stasyuk’s Memorial  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Stasyuk will be laid to rest on Saturday. It's sure to be a hard day for his family and fellow officers, but ...



Why Nick Madrigal’s early selection in the MLB draft is significant to this region  The Sacramento Bee

Nick Madrigal of Elk Grove High School and Oregon State was the fourth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday, June 4, 2018. The Chicago ...



New details emerge in Elk Grove coach controversy  KCRA Sacramento

Details released Wednesday shine a new light on the controversy involving a shed and an Elk Grove High School football coach. Advertisement. Recommended.



Cherry returns in head coach role for Lady Eagle softball  Elk Grove Citizen

Pleasant Grove Lady Eagles varsity softball coach Brian Cherry has been waiting for this opportunity for a long time.



Nixon moved by support as he seeks to regain Elk Grove football coaching job  Sacramento Bee

After feeling forced out as Elk Grove High School's football coach last month over the construction of a football team building, Chris Nixon rescinded his ...



Wildcat sets school record as Franklin evens series against Herd  Elk Grove Citizen

After losing their first league game of the season on Thursday against Elk Grove 2-1, Franklin knew dropping another game the next day to their Delta League ...



Bomb threat at an Elk Grove high school  ABC10.com

Students at Cosumnes Oaks High School discovered anonymous graffiti in a restroom threatening a bomb on Wednesday, according to Elk Grove Unified ...



It will be torn down; 'Shed-gate' is over  Elk Grove Citizen

The 900-square-foot structure on the grounds of Thunder Stadium, constructed last summer for the Elk Grove High School football team, will be demolished.



Elk Grove School Board Holds Meeting on Racism  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Tuesday night, Rachael Francois was raising her voice against racism at another meeting about the hostile climate in the Elk Grove Unified ...



Principal protests treatment of son at high school  Elk Grove Citizen

An elementary school principal on Nov. 7 spoke to the Elk Grove school board in protest of law enforcement's treatment of her son at his high school. She said ...



Madrigal becomes area's highest drafted baseball player with fourth pick by Chicago White Sox  Elk Grove Citizen

On Monday, a boyhood dream became a reality for Nick Madrigal. The former Elk Grove High School grad and current junior at Oregon State was drafted ...



Once a Herd wrestler, always a Herd wrestler | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

The Herd alumni wrestlers meet annually the day after Christmas to work out with the current Elk Grove High School wrestling team. (Top row, from left) Coach ...



The 2017 Elk Grove Citizen of the Year: Francisco Sanchez  Elk Grove Citizen

Francisco “Pancho” Sanchez every year joins the team that spends five hours roasting nearly 300 tri-tips for a “drive-thru” dinner that helps send Elk Grove High ...



Christmas is officially here in Elk Grove | News  Elk Grove Citizen

The Parade of Lights, the finale of the annual Old Town Elk Grove Dickens Street Faire, drew an estimated 4000 spectators who lined the entire parade route ...



Memories of Elk Grove Elementary | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

It is celebration time for our historic Elk Grove Elementary School. In December 1992, 25 years ago, the school moved to its present site at Crowell Drive from its ...



A look at Elk Grove Unified's racial achievement gap in math  Elk Grove Citizen

More than half of Elk Grove Unified School District's African American students are not meeting the state's math standards.



Shed intended as football team room may have led to coach, A.D.'s ouster  Elk Grove Citizen

A mostly-finished building, approximately 20 feet by 20 feet in size, sits behind a fence just south of the west bleachers at Elk Grove High School's Thunder ...



Parade to kick off fest weekend | News  Elk Grove Citizen

More than 50 entries are expected to delight thousands of people in the heart of Elk Grove when the Elk Grove Western Festival's traditional parade will be held ...



‘Blueprint of a baseball player’: Elk Grove's Nick Madrigal is an inch from MLB history  The Sacramento Bee

Nick Madrigal, a top-five prospect in the 2018 MLB draft, had a scholarship offer in eighth grade. Now a star infielder for national power Oregon State, the Elk ...



Elk Grove wrestler earns fourth place at Iowa Folkstyle Nationals  Elk Grove Citizen

Peter Ming of Elk Grove High School recently competed at the 2018 USA Wrestling Iowa Folkstyle Nationals and placed fourth for his division. Ming was the only ...



Community News: Rodriguez band units split competition weekend  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Members of the Rodriguez High School Entertainment Unit competed March 9 in two separate events. The L-Pattern and Field Conducting ...



Raymond Cavanagh – history plus | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

This is the story of EG Supergrad Raymond Cavanagh who has played a large role in the history of Elk Grove. But, first, here are some History Happenings ...



Area athletes set to compete at CIF State Track and Field Championships this week  Elk Grove Citizen

With performances that captivated the crowds at Elk Grove High School on May 25, Elk Grove-area athletes set the stage for this weekend by qualifying for the ...



Couples Left Scrambling After Elk Grove Wedding Venue Hit with SEC Lawsuit  FOX40

The Falls Event Center in Elk Grove is being sued by the SEC and may soon be up for a foreclosure sale, forcing dozens of couples planning their weddings to ...



Herd selects Heffernan to head up football | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

After weeks of anticipation by its players, parents and fans, Elk Grove finally has a new head football coach. He's 44-year-old John Heffernan.



Elk Grove Housing Today: Rising rents impact subsidized apartment tenants  Elk Grove Citizen

Editor's note: This story is the second in a series on how Elk Grove's rental market is being impacted by rising housing costs in the Sacramento region.



Parents, school officials disturbed by bullying video  ABC10.com

A video of a bullying incident at an Elk Grove high school has launched an investigation by the school and police.



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