Our network

Life

Sobriety Checkpoint

The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday night, May 22nd, from 7pm until 3 am Saturday morning, May 23rd........As is procedure the EGPD doesn't announce ahead of tim where the checkpoint will be but what we do know is that the program is funded by the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program....If you spot a driver you believe is driving under the influence either call 916-714- 5111 or 911.  

Outlet Collection Settlement

The website, Elk Grove Government, is reporting that the city of Elk Grove has reached a settlement with M&H Realty over what will eventually be the site of the Outlet Collection at Elk Grove......The complaint was that the city had changed terms of the deal it reached with Howard Hughes Company when HHC was allowed out of the original agreement......The suit had effectively slowed down if not stopped progress being made at the Outlet Collection...The  settlement was accidently disclosed on a chatroom website before the city pulled it down---an official announcment is expected today.

Click it or Ticket

The Elk Grove Police Department is stepping up enforcement on seat belt use with the annual "Click it or Ticket" campaign underway now through May 31st.....Almost 500 people died in California in 2013 because they were not wearing a seat belt and were thrown from a vehicle......The fines for not wearng a seat belt start at $161 but the cost of not wearing one ----you don't even want to go there.

Orangetheory Fitness

Elk Grove will soon have another exercise option-----tomorrow, Thusday May 14th, Orangetheory Fitness celebrates its' Grand Opening  at 4pm....Orangetheory Fitness has gyms all across the country featuring the latest in exercise equipment an amenities.......The new gym is located at 9610 Bruceville Road suite 102. 

Habit Burger Party!

If you like a Habit Burger in Elk Grove you’ve got a chance at a heck of a party….  habitburger.com/CharClub  is the place to go to sign up for a Habit Burger Food Truck Party for 100 people-----Between now and June 16th if you sign up you’re eligible for the party and other prizes including a trip for two to the American Music Awards……The Habit opened its’ first restaurant in Santa Barbara 46 years ago----it now has more than 100 restaurants including Elk Grove’s own at 7400 Laguna Blvd.  

Week of the Teacher

Students in the Elk Grove Unified School District have been performing well for some time now---the test scores have been good but even more important if you spend time on just about any campus you’ll find mostly good kids……..The teachers have a lot to do with it and today’s the day students and their parents can take time out to thank them…..All this week---May 4th through May 8th is Teacher Appreciaton Week and it’s the perfect time to tell or show them how much you appreciate their effort.

 

Handing Out Hope

Elk Grove’s own Steve Abram’s is spearheading another terrific equipment drive through Handing Out HOPE… Over the past 8 years the Handing Out HOPE foundation has organized several baseball and softball equipment drives and has donated over 6,200 pieces of equipment….