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Elk Grove house fire turns into marijuana grow operation


An Elk Grove house fire that happened Wednesday night turned into a marijuana grow investigation Thursday morning according to Cosumnes Fire Deptartment's tweets.

The fire started on Spring Ridge Way not too far from Laguna Creek High School. According to the fire department it was an electrical call related to the marijuana grow operation.

Cosumnes fire crews responded, and put out the flames. As they put out the fire, firefighters then uncovered an apparent marijuana grow operation inside according to the department's tweets.

According to Elk Grove police officer Chris Trim, Cosumnes Fire Department contacted police around midnight. Marijuana growth was located in multiple rooms of the second floor of the house. Two elderly people were inside the house at the time.

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Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

Super Bowl 49 will be played Sunday afternoon and no doubt most of Elk Grove will be watching the game…….That means many viewing parties around town and in all likelihood most of them will include “adult beverages” but should you indulge be careful------The Elk Grove Police Department  will be looking for you………The “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” campaign encourages fans to make sure there is a designated driver and be aware of the dangers of impaired driving…….EGPD will deploy roving DUI patrols following Sunday’s game-----they will be in operation throughout the city in spots where there have  been high incidents of DUI crashes and arrests so be mindful.
 

Black History Month: Mae Jemison: Exploring the Outer Limits

Black History Month: Mae Jemison: Exploring the Outer Limits
Black History Month: Mae Jemison: Exploring the Outer Limits
02-21-2015 - 02-21-2015
Sacramento Public Library
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Start Time(s): Sat 11am-Noon
Mae Jemison was the first African-American female astronaut In 1992, she flew into space aboard the Endeavor, becoming the first African-American woman in space
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Help Out The Elk Grove Lions Club

The Elk Grove Lions Club has done much for the community and now is the time for the community to return the favor….Last weekend someone stole the EGLC’s trailer and emptied out $20,000 worth of cooking equipment that was used for their many fundraisers from pancake breakfasts to spaghetti feeds……Councilman Steve Detrick and others are urging the community to help out with a donation to buy new equipment for the Lions Club ----just go to www.ElkGroveLionsFoundation.org to donate.

 

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Fatal train vs. pedestrian collision reported in Elk Grove


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An elderly man died when he was struck by a train in Elk Grove Tuesday afternoon, Elk Grove police tweeted.

The incident was on railroad tracks along Elk Grove Florin Road between Sheldon and Bond roads and occurred at approximately a little after 4 p.m.

Police Officer Chris Trim said the man was pushing his bike northbound on the tracks. The train sounded its warning horn but the man did not respond or move off the tracks.

No roadways are blocked.

Police are investigating.


Learn to Code with Scratch

Learn to Code with Scratch
Learn to Code with Scratch
02-13-2015 - 02-13-2015
Sacramento Public Library
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Start Time(s): Fri 4pm-5pm
Want to learn to code? Like designing games? Come learn the basics of programming using Scratch, MIT's programming language for young coders Design characters and determine their behavior, their surroundings and how players can interact with them
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Before The Impact

It’s called “Before the Impact” and it is a program designed to show the consequences for passengers when riding with a driver making bad driving decisions……Next Tuesday night, February 3rd, the Elk Grove Police Department along with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office and the California Office of Traffic Safety will team up for the 90 minute presentation……It’s a chance for parents to make a much needed case about how devastating those bad decisions can be and the impact they have on so many lives……If you’d like to see the presentation call ahead to officer Misty Dailey at 862-0597 to reserve a spot for the 5:30 program at City Hall.