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Get to Know: Kings Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman

Get to Know: Kings Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman

From holding her own against NBA players as far back as 1980 and becoming the first woman to play in a men’s professional basketball league to serving as the inaugural female head coach in the D-League, Nancy Lieberman has broken countless barriers in spearheading the women’s basketball movement throughout an esteemed career that spans five decades... Read More

Elk Grove Unveils Plans For Multi-Million Dollar Facility at Weekend Workshop

Elk Grove Unveils Plans For Multi-Million Dollar Facility at Weekend Workshop

Before a standing-room-only crowd on Saturday morning, the City of Elk Grove unveiled a concept site plan for their proposed soccer complex.

The public workshop was attended by over a hundred people in the city council chambers at Elk Grove City Hall to hear what the city plans are for the 99-acre site that lies outside current city limits. The land was purchased for an above market price of $4.3 million in September, 2014 with money siphoned from the city's drainage fund as the city pursued a $100-million professional soccer stadium in hopes landing a Major League Soccer expansion franchise... Read More

Elk Grove Police to Participate in Torch Run Benefiting Special Olympics

Elk Grove Police to Participate in Torch Run Benefiting Special Olympics

This Friday morning the Elk Grove Police Department will be teaming up with law enforcement personnel from Federal, Military, State, County and local agencies for the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR). The LETR is the single largest fundraising event benefiting Special Olympics Northern California.   ... Read More

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

Annual Run 4 Hunger Next Saturday at Elk Grove Regional Park

Annual Run 4 Hunger Next Saturday at Elk Grove Regional Park

The 11th Annual Run 4 Hunger benefiting the Elk Grove Food Bank will take place next Saturday at the Elk Grove Regional Park. The event includes a flat, 5k, 10k courses for adults, as well as quarter and half mile runs for kids 12 and under. 

Participant in the the Run 4 Hunger are supporting Elk Grove Food Bank Services in providing nutritious food, clothing and support services to people in need.  Join us as we work towards eliminating hunger in south Sacramento County, specifically in our senior community.  ... Read More

Arden Hills-trained Collin Altamirano plays role in University of Virginia winning NCAA championship

Arden Hills-trained Collin Altamirano plays role in University of Virginia winning NCAA championship

Collin Altamirano, a rising national tennis champion on scholarship at the University of Virginia (UVa) who continues to train at JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills in the off season, played a key role in the men’s tennis team winning the NCAA Championship title on May 19, 2015.  Ranked third going into the tournament, the Cavaliers defeated top-seeded Oklahoma in a 4-1 victory in Waco, Texas.  In fact, Virginia defeated Oklahoma in all matches during the highly competitive tournament. And, after playing with heart, intensity and talent, Altamirano made the all-tournament team in singles and the duo of Altamirano and partner J.C. Aragone earned all-tourney recognition in doubles.

Free flu vaccinations for the community with Sacramento Kings star player Rudy Gay

Free flu vaccinations for the community with Sacramento Kings star player Rudy Gay

With influenza season still upon us, it’s not too late to protect yourself from catching the flu. So take a shot with the Kings.

 

Kaiser Permanente is teaming up with the Sacramento Kings to offer the best defense against the flu – vaccination – at a special event Tuesday, February 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. featuring small forward Rudy Gay, Slamson and the Sacramento Kings dancers. Kaiser Permanente doctors are the team physicians of the Sacramento Kings.

Free flu shots will be available to the community at Kaiser Permanente Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento, 95815 (across Exposition Boulevard from Cal Expo). Gay will sign autographs for the first 150 fans from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Parking will be on-site and free.

Anyone in need of a flu shot is encouraged to attend the event, which is open to nonmembers and members of Kaiser Permanente.