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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.

Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site

Elk Grove Unveils Pro Soccer Stadium Plans; Will Seek Annexation of Grant Line Road Site

The City of Elk Grove will unveil the plans for its proposed soccer stadium and competitive fields at next Wednesday's Elk Grove City Council meeting.

According to a staff report prepared for the meeting, the proposed facility is estimated to cost between $105.1 and $117.7 million dollars with the stadium accounting for $43.7 million of the entire costs. Although the report said the city would seek unspecified private partnerships, the document did not detail how the facility would be financed... Read More

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Yosemite/Mariposa County

 Celebrate the Holiday Season in Yosemite/Mariposa County

Yosemite/Mariposa County invites visitors to come experience unique, family-friendly events and activities being hosted this holiday season. Holiday calendar listings include: Thanksgiving at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, Thanksgiving Feast at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort, Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops, Yosemite Holiday Craft Bazaar, 87th Annual Bracebridge Dinner, Merry Mountain Christmas Parade, Kid’s Dinner with Santa, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve at the Tenaya Lodge.