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New Asst. City Manager Found in Elk Grove's Backyard

New Asst. City Manager Found in Elk Grove's Backyard

In its search for a new Assistant City Manager, the City of Elk Grove had to look no further than to its southern neighbor Galt.Elk Grove's new AssistantCity Manager, Jason Behrmann. 
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Elk Grove to Consider Awarding 'Key To The City' to NFL All Pros

Elk Grove to Consider Awarding 'Key To The City' to NFL All Pros

The Elk Grove City Council considered awarding the coveted Key to the City award to two local professional athletes at their meeting this past Wednesday night. Being considered for the honor are NFL All Pro linebacker Lance Briggs and water skier Brian Detrick. ... Read More

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

EGUSD Trustee Honored as Ninth Assembly District's Woman of the Year

EGUSD Trustee Honored as Ninth Assembly District's Woman of the Year

In a ceremony held last Monday at the State Capitol, Elk Grove Unified School District Trustee Bobbie Singh-Allen was honored as the California Assembly's Ninth District Woman of the Year.

“I am proud to honor Bobbie as Woman of the Year,” Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) said. “She is an active and diligent leader in our community, dedicated to improving the lives of families.” 

“I am honored to have been selected Woman of the Year,” Singh-Allen said. “Assembly member Cooper and I have worked together for over 15 years in Elk Grove for the betterment of our community. Getting recognized for that work is humbling. I look forward to collaborating in the future, particularly on education issues. ” ... Read More

Tong Selected as New Elk Grove Planning Commissioner

Tong Selected as New Elk Grove Planning Commissioner

At Wednesday night's Elk Grove City Council meeting, a new member of the Elk Grove Planning Commission was selected and promptly sworn-in. 

The newest commissioner is Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis' original nominee, Amy Tong. The long time Elk Grove resident was appointed to the Commission following the resignation of Nancy Chaires, ... Read More

Laguna Sunrise Rotary Club Helps Elk Grove Food Bank

Laguna Sunrise Rotary Club Helps Elk Grove Food Bank

Saturday members of the Laguna Sunrise Rotary club, and their families, helped sort food at the Elk Grove Food Bank Services. As donations arrived, some LSRC members sorted canned goods onto their appropriate shelves. Others checked expiration dates, filled and loaded boxes for future pickups.

The Rotary idea of friendship, fellowship, and service to others has spread to six continents. The name "Rotary" was chosen because the Club met in rotation at each member's place of business.

The Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) provides meals to over 4500 clients per month. Over the past 40 years, EGFBS has distributed an estimated 4,543,000 meals. Their Emergency Food Distribution program provides a three-day food supply to families and individuals.  They are always looking for assistance:  Time, Money or Food. Ask how YOU can help.

EGN Contributor Dan Bacher Honored

EGN Contributor Dan Bacher Honored

Dan Bacher, a regular contributor to Elk Grove News and a host of other websites and publications, will be inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame. The induction for Bacher, and two others, will be part of the Sacramento International Sportsmen’s Exposition at Cal Expo, which runs Thursday through next Sunday.
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