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Elk Grove to Launch First-in-State Same-Day Permit Processing

Elk Grove to Launch First-in-State Same-Day Permit Processing

At the urging of the advocacy group Region Builders, the City of Elk Grove announced at Wednesday night's City Council meeting it will launch a one day permit processing. 

"We are excited to announce the city is expanding  its expedited, same-day permitting program," Elk Grove City Manager Gill said. 

According to Gill, the expedited permitting process is expanding to include permits for commercial tenant improvements for facilities up to 5,000 square feet. The previous limit for same-day permitting for tenant improvements was 2,500 square feet... Read More

Sacramento Wedding Industry to Honor Leaders

Sacramento Wedding Industry to Honor Leaders

If any group knows how to throw a party, it's wedding professionals!  Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the Sacramento Association for Wedding Professionals will hold it's 15th Annual Awards Gala - "Fire & Ice" - at Arden Hills.  This event celebrates the members of the wedding industry and recognizes its leaders.

The Professional of the Year, Associate of the Year and Mixers of the Year (1st, 2nd and 3rd places) are selected by the membership of the association through a ballot system.  No social media campaigns nor any solicited votes are included in these elections.  Merit is the deciding factor. Other awards, selected by the association leadership include the President's Award, Volunteer of the Year, Team Spirit and Distinguished Service.

Craig to Leave City of Elk Grove For Vacaville Chamber CEO Position

Craig to Leave City of Elk Grove For Vacaville Chamber CEO Position

The Reporter in Vacaville reports that Rebecca Craig has resigned her position with the City of Elk Grove.
According to the story published this evening, Craig is resigning her position as the city's Assistant City Manager to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce. Craig has been with the city for eight years first serving as finance director before assuming her current position in 2010... Read More

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

March 19, 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of KXTV's first broadcast. We at News10 are privileged to be part of our vibrant and beautiful communities. So much has changed over the decades—from entertainment like Gunsmoke and Lassie to Modern Family and Shark Tank, and technology like film and fuses to digital media and the Internet.

But one thing has never changed: KXTV's commitment to serve the people of Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto and all the surrounding areas with quality news, information, programming and advertising.

Elk Grove City Council Decides Against Giving Themselves a 10-percent Pay Raise

Elk Grove City Council Decides Against Giving Themselves a 10-percent Pay Raise

Following a short debate, the Elk Grove City Council last night decided not to give themselves a 10-percent pay raise. 

Had the raise been approved, which is permitted by state statute based on the city's increased population, council member would have seen their pay go up $80 a month to $880. The increase would have become effective in December, 2016.

During their deliberation before the 3-2 vote declining the raise, each side argued their case. Leading the argument for granting the raise was Council Member Steve Detrick while his colleague Steve Ly led the counter argument... Read More

Elk Grove City Council to Hear 99-Cent Store Appeal This Wednesday

Elk Grove City Council to Hear 99-Cent Store Appeal This Wednesday

February 21, 2015 |
The 99-Cent Only store will appeal the Elk Grove Planning Commission's denial of their proposal to rezone a 3.48-acre parcel on Elk Grove-Florin Road to build a stand-alone facility... Read More

Pay raise, better retirement part of nurses’ contract

Pay raise, better retirement part of nurses’ contract

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) announced Saturday they had reached a tentative nurses’ contract with Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics that will cover their 18,000 California RNs. The deal will give the RNs increased pay, a stronger voice on patient care and improve workplace protections according to the union.

The agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the RNs, also provides significant raises and adds to their retirement package... Read More