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Press Release - Elk Grove City Council Adopts Biennial Budget

Posted: 06/14/2019

Two Year Funding Plan Launches New Facilities, Adds Officers, and Maintains Healthy Reserves Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Festa Parade

Posted: 05/30/2019

Sunday Afternoon Street Closure for 52nd annual Celebration of the Holy Spirit Read More

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Press Release - Say Bye Bye to Your Old Mattress

Posted: 05/29/2019

Elk Grove Will Host A Mattress Collection Event This Saturday Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Veteran to be Remembered with New City Street

Posted: 05/16/2019

Taylor Morrison to commemorate Wayne Heintz Street in New Milestone Community Grand Opening this Saturday Read More

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Press Release - Help Wanted…Elk Grove Looking for its Next Chief of Police

Posted: 05/15/2019

Meeting May 21 to Solicit Community’s Involvement in the Hiring Process Read More

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Cosumnes Fire to Conduct Live Structure Fire Training Burns

Posted: 05/13/2019

The City of Elk Grove has partnered with the Cosumnes CSD Fire Department to offer live fire training within structures that are scheduled for immediate demolition. The burns are scheduled to occur May 15 and 16, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Kammerer Road near Bruceville Road. Read More

May/June Newsletter 2019

Posted: 05/01/2019

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Western Festival Parade

Posted: 04/29/2019

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls in east Elk Grove on Saturday, May 4 for the 62nd annual Elk Grove Western Festival Parade. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Tree Removal Scheduled on Grant Line Road

Posted: 04/19/2019

Tree removal work is scheduled on Grant Line Road at Jetmar Way beginning on Monday, April 22. City contractor, West Coast Arborist, will remove five eucalyptus trees that pose a safety hazard according to an arborist’s report provided to the Public Works Department. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Road Closures Around Sheldon/Waterman Roundabout

Posted: 04/11/2019

The Public Works Department has approved a series of temporary road closure impacting roads around the Sheldon and Waterman Roundabout beginning on Monday, April 15. Read More

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Press Release - Iconic Sculpture to be Installed at Elk Grove Civic Center

Posted: 04/05/2019

The City of Elk Grove will receive and install a 25 foot abstract steel sculpture on Monday, April 8, weather permitting. The piece, entitled “Cloud Fountain,” will mark the grand entrance to the 56 acre Civic Center and Park currently under construction at the corner of Civic Center Drive and Big Horn Boulevard. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Police Chief Bryan Noblett Announces Intent to Retire

Posted: 04/05/2019

Today, Elk Grove Police Chief Bryan Noblett announced his intent to retire from the Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD).  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Running of the Elk Half Marathon

Posted: 04/01/2019

Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Elk Grove on Sunday, April 7 for the 8th Annual Kaiser Permanente Running of the Elk Half Marathon. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Caltrans to Activate Ramp Meters for PM Commute Period

Posted: 03/26/2019

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin activating ramp meters for northbound State Route 99 for the afternoon commute period beginning next Tuesday, April 2. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove-Florin Road to be Closed for Railroad Crossing Repairs

Posted: 03/20/2019

Union Pacific Railroad has scheduled repairs to their railroad crossing on Elk Grove-Florin Road between Bond Road and Sheldon Road. Read More

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SacRT Operating Elk Grove Bus Service in July

Posted: 03/19/2019

SacRT Board of Directors and Elk Grove City Council Approved Service Contract The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is excited to announce a new partnership with the City of Elk Grove to operate their e-tran and e-van bus services beginning July 1, 2019. Read More

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Press Release - Nominations Sought for 2019 Elk Grove Mayor’s Volunteer Awards

Posted: 03/07/2019

Nominate Elk Grove’s exceptional volunteers for the 2019 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Read More

March / April Newsletter 2019

Posted: 03/05/2019

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read more. Read More

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Press Release - 24 Hours of Le Mans and Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner, Joey Hand, to Receive Elk Grove Key to the City on February 27

Posted: 02/20/2019

Ceremony and Community Autograph Signing Event Planned with 2017 Ford GT on Display Read More

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Press Release - City’s Multicultural Committee Seeking Festival Planning Volunteers

Posted: 02/14/2019

Join Elk Grove’s Diversity Month Production Team Read More

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It’s tax season. For those who qualify, there’s free filing help.

Posted: 02/05/2019

Households throughout the Sacramento region that earned $60,000 or less in 2018 can receive free tax help through the United Way California Capital Region and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).  Read More

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Press Release - Online Application Period Opens for City Grant Programs

Posted: 01/16/2019

Non-profit Organizations Serving Elk Grove Encouraged to apply for FY 2019-20 Funding Read More

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Press Release - City Leaders Notified of Planned Demolition of Mall Property

Posted: 01/15/2019

The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) has notified the City that it intends to abandon plans to build the Outlook Collection at Elk Grove and will demolish the existing partially constructed mall in the City’s southeast area near Kammerer Road and Highway 99. Read More

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TEST of the Regional Emergency Notification System

Posted: 01/14/2019

At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, the City of Elk Grove, in conjunction with Sacramento, Placer, and Yolo Counties, will conduct a TEST of the Regional Emergency Notification System. Read More

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Press Release - City Council Appoints Jason Behrmann as Elk Grove’s City Manager

Posted: 01/10/2019

In a unanimous decision of the City Council on Wednesday night, Mayor Steve Ly announced the appointment of Jason Behrmann as Elk Grove’s next City Manager. Read More

January / February Newsletter 2019

Posted: 12/27/2018

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read more. Read More

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Press Release - California Northstate University Submits Plans to Build Elk Grove Hospital

Posted: 12/20/2018

Proposal Calls for a 475,000 Square Foot, $750 Million Teaching Hospital with 250 Beds Read More

Walking in the City Survey

Posted: 12/05/2018

Walking in the City Survey Read More

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Pick Up Leaves to Prevent Localized Flooding

Posted: 12/03/2018

Please do your part to maintain our drains. Fall leaf drop and forecasted rains this week could impact the ability of our drainage systems to work properly.  Read More

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Cosumnes Fire Department to Conduct Live Structure Fire Training Burns

Posted: 11/27/2018

The City of Elk Grove has partnered with the Cosumnes CSD Fire Department to offer live fire training within structures that are scheduled for immediate demolition. Live fire training burns are scheduled to occur Nov. 27 through Dec. 8, weekdays during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Poppy Ridge and Kammerer Roads. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Old Town Dickens Street Faire and Parade this Saturday

Posted: 11/19/2018

Road closures and alternative routes for the Old Town Dickens Street Faire have been set up between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Gobble Wobble

Posted: 11/16/2018

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled on Thanksgiving Morning Read More

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Press Release - Provide Feedback to Help Select Elk Grove’s Next City Manager

Posted: 11/15/2018

The Elk Grove City Council has launched a national search to fill the position and they’re asking residents to contribute their feedback through a survey coordinated in conjunction with a professional search firm.  Read More

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Press Release - Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic Offered for Elk Grove Pets

Posted: 11/14/2018

Elk Grove Animal Services will host a free Drive-thru Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the parking lot at 8220 Long Leaf Drive.  Read More

Winning Wednesdays - We want to hear from you.

Posted: 11/07/2018

Winning Wednesdays - We want to hear from you. Read More

Veterans Day Parade Marches into the City on Sunday

Posted: 11/05/2018

Join the tradition of honoring those who have selflessly served our nation during Elk Grove’s 17th Annual Veterans Day Parade. Read More

Digital Newsletter: November/December 2018

Posted: 10/25/2018

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Seeks Artists for Civic Construction Projects

Posted: 10/24/2018

The City of Elk Grove invites local, regional and national artists and/or artist teams to submit their qualifications for a variety of projects for the city’s Civic Center and Animal Shelter. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.  Read More

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Press Release - City Arts Commission Announces Inaugural Art Awards

Posted: 10/23/2018

The Iris Awards will be held on Friday, November 2, beginning at 5:30 pm at the Elk Grove Park Pavilion.  Read More

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Press Release - City to Host Budget Workshop with Food Truck Flair

Posted: 10/16/2018

The Food Truck and Finance Workshop is scheduled on Thursday, October 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Celebrates the Festival of Lights

Posted: 10/12/2018

Multicultural Committee hosts encore of culturally diverse festival October 30 Read More

Traffic Advisory: High School Band Invitational this Saturday

Posted: 10/11/2018

Road closures and alternative routes around the Franklin High School will be in place between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13.  Read More

Elk Grove High School Homecoming Parade this Friday

Posted: 10/09/2018

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled October 12 Read More

Traffic Advisory: Pleasant Grove High School Homecoming Parade This Friday

Posted: 10/03/2018

Local school spirit will be on display this Friday, October 5, as Pleasant Grove High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Costco Grand Opening Weekend

Posted: 09/24/2018

Events leading up to and through Costco’s grand opening weekend are expected to generate heavier traffic than normal near their new Elk Grove store location at Elk Grove Boulevard and Bruceville Road. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Cosumnes Oaks High School Homecoming Parade This Friday

Posted: 09/19/2018

Local school spirit will be on display this Friday, September 21, as Cosumnes Oaks High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Franklin High School Homecoming Parade

Posted: 09/13/2018

East Franklin Street Closures and Detours Scheduled this Friday Read More

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Press Release - Free Rabies vaccine for World Rabies Day

Posted: 09/11/2018

Elk Grove Animal Services is partnering with Kittel Family Veterinary Practice on September 29, 2018 to celebrate World Rabies Day by offering 150 free rabies vaccines to pets of Elk Grove residents as well as free microchips and city pet licenses. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Weekend Repaving Scheduled on Big Horn Boulevard

Posted: 09/11/2018

Elk Grove’s Public Works Department has scheduled repaving work on Big Horn Blvd this Saturday, September 15, between Elk Grove Blvd. and Whitelock Parkway.  Read More

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Press Release - Hip Hop Artist, Saweetie, to Receive Elk Grove Key to the City September 8

Posted: 08/31/2018

Ceremony and Performance Planned for City’s Teen Festival Read More

Traffic Advisory: Waterman Road Closes September 4 for Maintenance

Posted: 08/29/2018

Waterman Road between Bond and Sheldon Roads will be closed for up to 30 days beginning on Tuesday, September 4 for pavement reconstruction. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

Posted: 08/28/2018

Reports detailing the dollars and cents of the city’s financial activity have recently earned Elk Grove’s Finance Department two prestigious awards.  Read More

Digital Newsletter: September/October 2018

Posted: 08/27/2018

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Weekday Road Work Scheduled August 20-24

Posted: 08/17/2018

Repaving work scheduled on August 20-24 Read More

Traffic Advisory : Weekend Road Work Scheduled

Posted: 08/15/2018

Weekend Repaving Scheduled along Laguna Springs Drive and Big Horn Boulevard Read More

Traffic Advisory: Roundabout at Bradshaw and Sheldon Roads Opens a Day Early

Posted: 08/06/2018

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will open the new roundabout at the intersection of Sheldon Road and Bradshaw Road a day ahead of schedule and in time to serve the Monday afternoon commute. Access through the roundabout will open today, August 6, at 3:00 pm. Read More

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Review the Draft Blueprint for a Brighter Future

Posted: 08/01/2018

Elk Grove’s General Plan is a state-mandated document that addresses issues such as transportation, housing, open space, conservation, safety, and more.  Read More

Emergency Signal Preemption

Posted: 07/25/2018

As a driver it can be frustrating to stop at multiple signals along an arterial street. Read More

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Press Release - Mi Rancho, Bay Area Based Premium Tortilla Brand, to Expand in Elk Grove

Posted: 07/19/2018

Mi Rancho, one of California’s foremost makers of premium and organic tortillas, has purchased property in Elk Grove as part of its operational expansion.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Road Work to Start on Laguna Boulevard

Posted: 07/13/2018

The Public Works Department will begin work to extend left turn lanes on Laguna Boulevard on Monday, July 16.  Read More

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Elevated Levels of West Nile Virus Detected in Elk Grove

Posted: 07/13/2018

West Nile virus (WNV) is at elevated levels throughout Elk Grove as many dead birds and mosquitoes have tested positive for the disease.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Poppy Ridge Road Closed

Posted: 07/10/2018

The Public Works Department has been working to construct extensions of Big Horn Boulevard and Bilby Road as part of the New Growth Area. This project will require the closure of Poppy Ridge Road at Big Horn Boulevard beginning on Wednesday, July 11 and extending through December 2018. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Salutes the Red, White & Blue

Posted: 07/02/2018

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls across southeast Elk Grove on Wednesday, July 4th for the 22nd annual Elk Grove Salutes the Red, White & Blue event scheduled from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Elk Grove Regional Park. Read More

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Press Release - Draft Environmental Report Released on Multi-Sport Park Complex

Posted: 06/28/2018

The City of Elk Grove and the Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) have released a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) identifying the potential environmental effects of a Multi-Sport Park Complex proposed on approximately 100 acres of property on the south side of Grant Line Road at the intersection of Waterman Road, just outside the City limits.  Read More

Digital Newsletter: July/Aug 2018

Posted: 06/26/2018

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Run 4 Hunger

Posted: 06/19/2018

Saturday Morning Street Closures for 14th annual 5K/10K Race Benefitting Elk Grove Food Bank Read More

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Press Release - Recognize Success in Access for Everyone

Posted: 06/04/2018

City Seeking Nominees for the 2018 Accessibility Award Read More

Traffic Advisory: Extended Road Closure at Bradshaw and Sheldon Intersection Beginning on Tuesday, May 29

Posted: 05/22/2018

To improve traffic flow and reduce flooding risks, the City will replace the existing bridge and four-way stop at the intersection of Sheldon Road and Bradshaw Road with a multi-lane roundabout and a new bridge this summer.  Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Launches New Mobile App

Posted: 05/21/2018

The City of Elk Grove has rolled out the new Elk Grove mobile app to make connecting with City Hall even easier.  Read More

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Press Release - Paralympic Cyclist Jamie Whitmore to Receive a Key to the City this Thursday

Posted: 05/15/2018

Presentation Included in Elk Grove’s Amgen Tour of California Festivities Read More

e-tran Service Changes for the Amgen Tour of CA

Posted: 05/14/2018

The City of Elk Grove’s public transportation service, e-tran, will have service changes on Wednesday May 16 and May 17 due to road closures for the Amgen Tour of California. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove City Manager Laura S. Gill Resigns

Posted: 05/09/2018

Laura S. Gill announced her resignation today as Elk Grove’s city manager. Her last day will be Friday, May 11. Ms. Gill’s departure comes at the request of a majority of the city council made during their April 11 closed session meeting. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Amgen Tour of California

Posted: 05/08/2018

Street Closures for North America’s Most Prestigious Cycling Event Scheduled May 16 and 17 Read More

Digital Newsletter: May/June 2018

Posted: 04/30/2018

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinant information for residents on city services, events and resources. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Western Festival Parade

Posted: 04/30/2018

Saturday Morning Street Closures and Detours on Elk Grove Blvd and near Elk Grove Park Read More

Traffic Advisory: Lane Closures on Bruceville Road

Posted: 04/27/2018

The Public Works Department has been working to construct a sewer lift station to service the Southeast Policy Area.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Running of the Elk this Sunday

Posted: 04/26/2018

Street closures and detours in effect this Sunday for Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K running events Read More

Traffic Advisory: Lane Closures and Detours on Poppy Ridge Road

Posted: 04/20/2018

Elk Grove, CA – The Public Works Department has been working to construct a sewer lift station to service the Southeast Policy Area (SEPA). This project has generated temporary traffic controls on Bruceville Road between Bilby Road and Whitelock Parkway.  Read More

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Press Release - City to Host Open House on Roundabout Installation

Posted: 04/17/2018

Summer Construction Scheduled at Bradshaw and Sheldon Roads Read More

Transit Advisory: Buses Re-routed for Downtown 9th St. Construction Work

Posted: 04/13/2018

Due to underground construction work, e-tran commuter routes will detour to avoid 9th St. between J St. and K St. through late June. Read More

Transit Service Advisory for Wednesday April 4: e-tran Commuter Service to/from Downtown Sacramento

Posted: 04/04/2018

Transit Service Advisory April 4: e-tran Commuter Service to/from Downtown Sacramento Read More

Traffic Advisory: Lane Closures and Detours on Bruceville Road

Posted: 03/30/2018

Traffic Advisory: Lane Closures and Detours on Bruceville Road  Read More

Transit Service Advisory: e-tran Commuter Service to/from Downtown Sacramento

Posted: 03/28/2018

Transit Service Advisory: e-tran Commuter Service to/from Downtown Sacramento Read More

Traffic Advisory: Southbound Bradshaw Road Closed at Sheldon Road on Thursday and Friday

Posted: 03/21/2018

The Public Works Department has approved a temporary road closure impacting southbound Bradshaw Road at Sheldon Road beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, at 7:00 a.m. and lasting until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 23. Read More

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Share Your Opinion! It Matters

Posted: 03/21/2018

We invite you to join our City needs and priorities conversation. We have heard from hundreds of Elk Grove residents through conversations and feedback cards – and want to hear from you! Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Moves Forward on Major Capital Projects

Posted: 03/19/2018

Work Slated to Start for Community Center, Animal Shelter and Major Roadway Improvements Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove to Break Ground on Next Major Gathering Space

Posted: 03/14/2018

Community Center Featuring New Senior Center and Veterans Hall Expected to Open in 2019 Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Named Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge

Posted: 02/22/2018

Elk Grove is among 35 Champion Cities That Will Embark on 6-month Testing Phase in Competition for Grand Prize Read More

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Press Release - Nominations Sought for Elk Grove Mayor’s Volunteer Awards

Posted: 02/15/2018

Nominate someone you know who is making a difference in Elk Grove for the 2018 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Southbound Bradshaw Road Closed at Sheldon Road this Weekend

Posted: 02/15/2018

The Public Works Department has approved a temporary road closure impacting southbound Bradshaw Road at Sheldon Road beginning on Saturday, February 16 and re-opening at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 17. Read More

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Press Release - 2018 Amgen Tour of California Men's and Women's Race Routes Announced

Posted: 02/08/2018

Fastest Men on Two Wheels – Cavendish, Kittel, Sagan – Headline 2018 Race And New Auction Benefitting California Wildfire Relief  Read More

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Civic Center Construction News

Posted: 02/01/2018

This month we completed installation of light poles for both parking lots, and began installation of light poles for the various walkways throughout the site.  Read More

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Press Release - Get Fit, Get Healthy and Be Happy at Elk Grove FitFest

Posted: 01/22/2018

CSD and City to host new fitness event for all ages on April 28 Read More

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Press Release - Online Application Period Opens for City Grant Programs

Posted: 01/17/2018

Non-profit Organizations Serving Elk Grove Encouraged to apply for FY 2018-19 Funding Read More

Traffic Advisory: Preparation for Major Construction Projects to Prompt Lane Closures and Detours on Bruceville Road and the Sheldon Road and Bradshaw Road Intersection

Posted: 01/10/2018

The Public Works Department has begun preparations for two major construction projects this week that will result in temporary lane closures and detours on Bruceville Road and at the Sheldon Road and Bradshaw Road intersection. Read More

Aquatic Center Taking Shape

Posted: 01/08/2018

The pools for the new aquatic center are really taking shape! Read More

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Costco Pulls Building Permits for Elk Grove Project

Posted: 12/29/2017

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) has pulled building permits for its approximately 150,000 SF project in Elk Grove. Read More

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