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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 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 ...



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.



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Elk Grove Looks To Rebound From First Losing Season Since 2010  CBS Sacramento

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — This coming football season isn't about the past, it's not about the future, it's about the right now. The Elk Grove High Thundering Herd ...



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

On the fridge in an Elk Grove home, a magnet describes the Carlson family dynamic. "We interrupt this marriage to bring you baseball season." The seasons will ...



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.



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



History Happened Here | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

A number of longtime employees of Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) are retiring, and this is the last day for some of them. Many of them made history ...



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.



Rotary's annual Beef 'N Reef fundraiser coming Sept. 29  Elk Grove Citizen

By Rita Velasquez. Special to the Citizen. The Rotary Club of Elk Grove is holding its major fundraiser, the 13th annual Rockin' Beef 'N Reef Bash (tri-tip and ...



Dale Chester Crump | Obituaries  Elk Grove Citizen

November 18, 1940 – November 3, 2018. Dale Chester Crump, 77, passed away in Elk Grove, CA on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Born November 18, 1940 to ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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. Friends and relatives spoke to ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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. The Fallbrook Community ...



Plow to Plate Dinner coming Sept. 22 | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

The greater Elk Grove area is preparing to kick off one of its newer annual traditions, History Week.



Annual Beef 'N Reef fundraiser coming Sept. 29  Elk Grove Citizen

The Rotary Club of Elk Grove is hosting their major fundraiser, the 13th Annual Rockin' Beef 'N Reef Bash (tri-tip and BBQ oyster dinner, raffle and auction, ...



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.



‘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 ...



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.



Freitas finding a spot in Mariners' lineup | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

In just his second Major League season, David Freitas is taking advantage of his role with the Seattle Mariners, with whom he's been since he was claimed off ...



Players Mourn Loss Of Beloved Elk Grove Basketball Coach Larry Price  CBS Sacramento

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Beloved high school basketball coach Larry Price passed away earlier this week. But he leaves behind a roster of players whose lives ...



List of Area Schools Closed Due to Poor Air Quality  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A week after the Camp Fire sparked, smoke from the Butte County fire continues to severely impact the air quality in the Greater Sacramento area. Below is a list ...



Week 0 High School Football Round Up: Monte Vista, Inderkum Open Season With Wins  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The high school football season is underway and opening night in the central valley did not disappoint. DE LA SALLE 14, FOLSOM ...



City Planners Look to ‘Revitalize’ Old Town Elk Grove by Paving the Way for More Bars  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- The Elk Grove Planning Commission has voted to allow the establishment of breweries, bars, wineries and brewpubs in the historic Old Town ...



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 ...



Election '18: Fitch to challenge Jones in sheriff's race  Elk Grove Citizen

Milo Fitch, a lifelong resident of Wilton, announced that he will run for Sacramento County sheriff this June.



EGUSD Certificated Job Fair  FOX40

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is forecasting a need for 350 positions in the 2018-2019 school year and is recruiting now for general education ...



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 ...



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.



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 HS football coach rescinds resignation during meeting  KCRA Sacramento

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



After racist Snapchat video goes viral, high school launches 'Love' campaign  ABC10

A few days after Christmas, a Snapchat video showing a young girl making racist comments, went viral. The Elk Grove Unified School District confirmed the girl is ...



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 ...



Margaret (Patsy) Arvilla Dart-Carlisle | Obituaries  The Galt Herald

Margaret (Patsy) Arvilla Dart-Carlisle, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2018. She was born Jan. 10, 1929 to Edwin Burnett Polhemus of Elk Grove and ...



Student threat forces mass evacuation and school closure at Kennedy High in Sacramento  Sacramento Bee

Two days after students nationwide walked out of class to make a statement against school violence, a student threat to bomb John F. Kennedy High School ...



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 ...



Take a bow | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Judges declared Paige Taylor to be the champion of this year's Teen Idol singing competition on April 14. This contest challenges middle and high school ...



Just two years experience, but Mastalski shows heart on the wrestling mat  Elk Grove Citizen

Most high school wrestlers, by time they make their varsity squads, have likely been wrestling four to eight years. They generally learn the holds and moves in ...



Citizen icon Roy Herburger passes away | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Roy Herburger, the former president and publisher of the Elk Grove Citizen's parent company Herburger Publications, passed away at his Elk Grove home on ...



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.



Wackford is Western Fest's grand marshal | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Barbara Wackford was named to serve as grand marshal of this year's Elk Grove Western Festival parade.



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 ...



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.



Student stabbed, another detained at Sheldon High School  Sacramento Bee

Sheldon High School was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon of March 19 while law enforcement officers investigated a reported stabbing. One student ...



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 ...



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 ...



Supporting our youth | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Retired Elk Grove Unified School District teacher Ray Cavanagh's third annual benefit for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Scholarship ...



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 ...



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 ...



Sale of Batey family home marks end of an era  Elk Grove Citizen

The Batey family house, which was a gathering place for community members for more than six decades, was recently sold. This sale of the home on Batey ...



Recent High School Graduate from Elk Grove Dies in Accident on Lake Camanche  FOX40

ELK GROVE -- Eighteen-year-old Emily Uyeno just graduted from Rio Cazadero High School in Elk Grove last week. But an accident Monday on Lake ...



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.



Nixon Era Over: EGUSD officials refuse to renew coaching contract  Elk Grove Citizen

After several weeks of uncertainty, there will now indeed be a new man coaching Elk Grove Thundering Herd football this fall.



A look at the state fair's 'Tiny Houses' exhibit  Elk Grove Citizen

The California State Fair on July 13-15 featured an exhibit on “tiny houses” at Sacramento's Cal Expo. Elk Grove city officials are considering such facilities to ...



Best of 2017: the Citizen honors Elk Grove's top athletes  Elk Grove Citizen

In this, the final week of 2017, the Citizen sports staff once again has selected whom we consider as the top athlete in their sport from their performances over ...



High Schoolers Raise Money for Wildfire Victims with Christmas-Themed Haunted House  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- Christmas is right around the corner, but some Elk Grove high school students haven't let go of their Halloween spirit just yet. The Pleasant Grove ...



Signing Day a stamp of success for 12 area athletes  Elk Grove Citizen

As a kid, Tehya Beadles tried gymnastics and decided it wasn't for her. That decision, however, led her to a sport about which she'd eventually become ...



Williams proving it on the court and in the classroom  Elk Grove Citizen

When Mira Shulman and Paiton Demps graduated in the spring, the question was going to be for Elk Grove Lady Herd basketball, how good will they be in ...



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.



McClatchy High students suspected of posting video with racist slurs, district says  The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento City Unified School District is investigating two C.K. McClatchy High School students for allegedly posting a video with racist slurs in it on ...



Time for wrestling season with the 'usual suspects' looming  Elk Grove Citizen

He hasn't really changed much at all over the past 17 years. Pat Coffing walked through a very crowded Cartwright Gym Saturday stopped to talk to wrestling ...



Freitas called up by the Braves | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

Another Elk Grove High School graduate will play Major League Baseball this season.



Elk Grove Man Arrested in Indiana with More Than 100 Pounds of Marijuana  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

INDIANA -- A man from Elk Grove was arrested in Indiana for dealing and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. A trooper ...



Riley Lamb overcame slow start to lead Elk Grove to another section crown  Sacramento Bee

USC-bound Riley Lamb is The Bee's Baseball Player of the Year after helping the Elk Grove Thundering Herd to a Sac-Joaquin Division I championship.



Elk Grove girls beat odds, Sacramento for NorCal D-II title  Sacramento Bee

The girls, giddy and spent, showed off their assortment of footwear.



Briggs recalls fond memories of Elk Grove | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

NFL linebacker returns to area for youth camp. By John Hull. Citizen Sports Writer. Lance Brigg's almost chuckles when he recalls the 1997 and 1998 football ...



Tigers spoil Heffernan's EG coaching debut | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

After a rollercoaster ride of an offseason which saw their former head coach of nine years, Chris Nixon, dismissed, Elk Grove High School was ready to move on ...



Elk Grove Hall of Fame inducts first class  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove Community Council on Nov. 1 inducted the first class of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at The Falls Event Center.



Leading the Peloton  Sacramento Magazine

Two local cyclists take the start line at this year's Tour of California, which visits Elk Grove, Folsom and Sacramento in its seven-day run. One of them might even ...



Elk Grove’s Dylan Carlson signs $1.33 million bonus with Cardinals  Sacramento Bee

Dylan Carlson's dream baseball run continues. After leading Elk Grove High School to a second consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship ...



Cosumnes Oaks finishes 2nd at Cartwright Tournament | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

The last several seasons have seen a lot of success for the Cosumnes Oaks basketball program. Multiple 20-win records and many deep runs in the playoffs ...



Team Carlson: Elk Grove High’s first family of baseball  Sacramento Bee

The family refrigerator bears a magnet that reads only partial truth. “We interrupt this marriage to bring you baseball season.” It belongs to the Carlson clan, the ...



Arrest made in Twitter threat against Elk Grove school  KCRA Sacramento

A 16-year-old was arrested in connection with a threat made on Twitter against an Elk Grove high school, warning students not to come to class Friday, deputies ...



Herd looks to reload, not rebuild under Heffernan  Elk Grove Citizen

For each of the past six years the Elk Grove High School football team has printed tickets to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, making it at least to the semi-final ...



Tyler Vander Waal leads the huddle as Wyoming replaces Josh Allen  Casper Star-Tribune Online

For the second time in his young football career, Tyler Vander Waal finds himself coming off a season on the sidelines, *fresh* off a quarterback competition at a ...



Local FFA, 4-H groups win big at county fair  Elk Grove Citizen

A slew of local students competed at the Sacramento County Fair over Memorial Day weekend. They brought home championships, memories and, in most ...



Woman of the Year: Arlene Hein | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Arlene Hein officially “retired” several years ago but she still volunteered to stay as an assistant to the Elk Grove Unified School District's superintendents.



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