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City Digital Newsletter - July/August

Posted: 06/26/2017

Flip through the digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. The current issue is now available. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Salute to the Red, White & Blue

Posted: 06/26/2017

Street closures and detours on Tuesday, July 4 Read More

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Cooling Center Open This Week at the Wackford Complex

Posted: 06/19/2017

The Sacramento area weather is forecast to be extremely hot this week with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees. The Cosumnes Community Services District has opened an Elk Grove Cooling Center to provide a place to cool off for those who may not have access to air conditioned spaces.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Run 4 Hunger

Posted: 06/19/2017

Saturday Morning Street Closures for 13th annual 5K/10K Race Benefitting Elk Grove Food Bank Read More

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Press Release - Nominate Someone Deserving for a Key to the City

Posted: 06/14/2017

Do you know a notable Elk Grove native or resident that deserves recognition? Nominate them to receive Elk Grove’s Key to the City. Read More

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Press Release - City Seeks Feedback on New Transit Schedules

Posted: 06/06/2017

The City’s Transit Department is seeking public input on new local and commuter route schedules before changes take effect this fall. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Festa Parade

Posted: 05/25/2017

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls along East Stockton Boulevard on Sunday, May 28 for the 50th annual Celebration of the Holy Spirit hosted by the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America (PFSA). Read More

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Press Release - City to Host Walk Supporting Future Animal Shelter

Posted: 05/23/2017

Residents and their furry friends are invited to join the City of Elk Grove for the second annual Wag N Walk, a fitness event for people and pets.  Read More

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Flag Installations along Elk Grove Boulevard and Elk Grove Florin Road

Posted: 05/19/2017

Over the past week, the City has recognized the brave men and women of law enforcement who have fallen in the line of duty as part of National Police Week.  Read More

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Press Release - CSD and City to host Community Outreach Meetings for Singh and Kaur Park

Posted: 05/17/2017

The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) in partnership with the City of Elk Grove will be holding two community outreach meetings for the future Singh and Kaur Park.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race

Posted: 05/09/2017

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls across southeast Elk Grove on Saturday, May 13 for the Stage 3 Start of the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM, part of the Amgen Tour of California. Read More

Nominate someone for the Elk Grove Key to the City

Posted: 05/03/2017

Do you know a notable Elk Grove native or resident that deserves recognition? Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Western Festival Parade

Posted: 05/01/2017

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls in east Elk Grove on Saturday, May 6 for the 60th annual Elk Grove Western Festival Parade. Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Funeral Procession to Close East Elk Grove Roads Saturday Morning

Posted: 04/20/2017

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls along Elk Grove Boulevard and Waterman Roads on Saturday, April 22 to facilitate a funeral procession honoring longtime Elk Grove resident Jerry Strong. Read More

City Digital Newsletter - May/June

Posted: 04/18/2017

Flip through the digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. The current issue is now available. Read More

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Questions and Answers About the Proposed Costco Store Incentive Agreement

Posted: 04/07/2017

A public hearing is scheduled on Wednesday, April 12 at 6:00 pm where the City Council will consider a proposed economic incentive agreement requested by The Ridge EG East, LP, that would establish an $8 million sales tax sharing arrangement between the City and the property owner for up to 25 years. Learn more… Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Roundabout Road Work Scheduled April 10-14

Posted: 04/07/2017

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will implement traffic controls at the intersection of Waterman and Sheldon Roads April 10-14 to perform maintenance and clean-up work on the roundabout. Read More

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Read This Before You Cancel Your RV Storage Contract

Posted: 03/27/2017

The City of Elk Grove has been reexamining its private property parking regulations related to recreational vehicles (boats/RVs/trailers). Some reports in the media have incorrectly stated that the City Council has repealed restrictions preventing recreational vehicles to be parked in driveways and on the street side yard of homes. The City of Elk Grove wants to be clear that no such decision has yet been made.  Read More

2017 Running of the Elk Traffic Advisory

Posted: 03/27/2017

Morning street closures and detours in and around the Elk Grove Auto Mall will be in effect on Sunday, April 2 as part of the 6th Annual Kaiser Permanente Running of the Elk Half Marathon. Read More

Traffic Alert: Southbound Franklin Boulevard to Remain Closed for Emergency Pavement Repair Work

Posted: 03/08/2017

3/18/2-17 Update: Both lanes were re-opened as of 4:40 pm. All repairs were completed. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Community Survey Asks for Residents’ Help with Branding Research Project

Posted: 03/07/2017

Who are we? Elk Grove residents are being asked to identify what makes Elk Grove special and unique as part of a community-wide survey launched this week at www.brandelkgrove.com. Read More

Traffic Alert: Southbound Franklin Boulevard Closed for Repairs

Posted: 03/01/2017

Elk Grove Public Works crews have closed southbound Franklin Boulevard between Elk Grove Boulevard and Whitelock Parkway to perform emergency roadway repairs. Read More

City Digital Newsletter - March/April

Posted: 02/24/2017

Flip through the digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. The current issue is now available. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Ranks Among Top 20 Cities in the Country to Start a Family

Posted: 02/24/2017

Elk Grove’s s affordability, safety and quality of life amenities have once again placed it among the top cities in the country for young people looking to buy a home and start a family. In a study released this week by LendEDU, an online financial resource site, Elk Grove ranked 18th best city in the country to start a family. Read More

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Press Release - Council Appoints Stephanie Nguyen to Fill District 4 Vacancy

Posted: 02/03/2017

Elk Grove, CA – The Elk Grove City Council has appointed Elk Grove District 4 resident, Stephanie Nguyen, to fill a vacant seat on the Council until 2018. Read More

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RT Offers a Free Ride for "Elk Grove Night with the Kings" Attendees

Posted: 02/03/2017

Regional Transit District (RT) will offer complimentary passes to residents of the city of Elk Grove attending the Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans game on Sunday, February 12, 2017 – giving fans a chance to ride light rail from the Franklin Station to Golden 1 Center for free. Read More

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Press Release - Route Announced for 2017 Amgen Tour of California

Posted: 01/31/2017

NATION’S FIRST MEN’S CYCLING RACE DESIGNATED AS A UCI WORLDTOUR EVENT Women’s and Men’s Premier Stage Races Will Bring the World’s Most Talented and Popular Cycling Stars Back to California Read More

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City and Visit Elk Grove Launch Business and Visitation Branding Initiative

Posted: 01/26/2017

The City of Elk Grove and Visit Elk Grove, in collaboration with key stakeholders like the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce and other groups, have begun an exciting, community-wide branding initiative to market the City as a business and visitation destination.  Read More

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Press Release - City Grant Programs Online Application Period Now Open

Posted: 01/19/2017

Nonprofits Serving Elk Grove Encouraged to apply for FY 2017-18 Funding Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Asks Residents to Provide their Two Cents on Local Budget Priorities

Posted: 01/13/2017

How do you want the City to allocate limited financial resources in the coming fiscal year? What services are most important to you? Communicate your priorities to the City during in-person and virtual Budget Town Hall meetings in January and February. Read More

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Elk Grove Ranks Second in the Country for Millenial Homebuyers

Posted: 01/11/2017

Are you 35 or younger and looking to own your own home? Then Elk Grove may be the place for you. In its second annual study, SmartAsset has determined where millennials are buying homes, and Elk Grove takes the number two spot behind Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Kammerer, Bruceville Roads Closed Due to Flooding

Posted: 01/10/2017

UPDATE: Roadways re-opened on Friday, January 13 at approximately 2 pm. The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department has closed both directions of Kammerer Road between Lent Ranch Parkway and Bruceville Road as well as Bruceville Road between Kammerer and Bilby Roads due to localized flooding.  Read More

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Press Release - PDM Steel Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Elk Grove

Posted: 01/05/2017

The City of Elk Grove and PDM Steel Service Centers, Inc. announced the company’s corporate relocation from Stockton, California to Elk Grove. PDM Steel, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE:RS), has executed a 10,000 SF lease for office space at Jackson Properties Incorporated’s Laguna Gateway project at 9245 Laguna Springs Drive.  Read More

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Elk Grove Sandbag Distribution Sites to Open Friday at 8 am

Posted: 01/05/2017

The City of Elk Grove will open its five (5) sandbag distribution sites beginning tomorrow (1/6/17) at 8 am.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Launches Open City Hall Discussion Forum

Posted: 01/04/2017

Today, Elk Grove launched “Open City Hall” - an exciting online platform designed to engage residents in a conversation that will harness their input toward important City issues, starting with funding priorities. Read More

City Digital Newsletter - January/February

Posted: 12/27/2016

Flip through the digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. The current issue is now available. Read More

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Press Release - City Seeks Applicants for Elk Grove City Council, District 4

Posted: 12/15/2016

The City of Elk Grove is now accepting applications for the Elk Grove City Council, District 4 seat, which was vacated by our newly elected Mayor, Steve Ly.  Read More

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Press Release - Steve Ly Sworn In as Elk Grove’s New Mayor

Posted: 12/14/2016

Elk Grove’s second directly elected mayor, Steve Ly, took the oath of office tonight at the Elk Grove City Council meeting. Council members Steve Detrick and Darren Suen also took the oath of office tonight to mark the start of their four-year terms.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Oversized Delivery for EchoWater Project Scheduled Thursday Night

Posted: 12/13/2016

Elk Grove Public Works and Police Department staff are coordinating with contractors for the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) and the California Highway Patrol to facilitate the escorted transport of oversized equipment to the wastewater treatment plant on Dwight Road between the hours of 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15 and 6:30 a.m. December 16.  Read More

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Press Release - Community Meeting to Provide Update on Civic Center Facilities

Posted: 12/01/2016

A community meeting to provide updates and share progress on the design of the future Community/Senior Center/Veterans Hall at the Civic Center is scheduled on Monday, December 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in City Hall Council Chambers. Read More

Elk Grove Kicks Off the Holiday Season with a Street Faire and Lights Parade

Posted: 11/23/2016

Get in the holiday spirit as artists, crafters, games, food, entertainment and even Santa himself converge on Old Town Elk Grove this Saturday, November 26, for the 29th annual Old Town Elk Grove Dickens Street Faire and Holiday Lights Parade hosted by the Old Town Elk Grove Foundation. To accommodate the event, road closures and alternative routes around the event have been set up between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: 8th annual Elk Grove Turkey Trot

Posted: 11/21/2016

Street closures and detours scheduled on Thanksgiving morning Read More

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Press Release - Host Cities and Racing Schedule Announced for 2017 Amgen Tour of California

Posted: 11/02/2016

The City of Elk Grove will host the Stage 3 Start of the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women's Race Empowered with SRAM on May 13, 2017.  Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Receives Awards for Budget and Performance Management

Posted: 10/27/2016

The City of Elk Grove was recently recognized for its work on the City’s budget and performance analysis by two international professional associations. Read More

City Digital Newsletter - November/December

Posted: 10/24/2016

Flip through the digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. The current issue is now available. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove High School Homecoming Parade this Friday

Posted: 10/20/2016

School spirit and tradition will be on display as Elk Grove High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade this Friday, October 21. To accommodate the event, road closures and alternative routes around the event have been set up from 1:00 to 3:30 pm on several roads.  Read More

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Press Release - Nominations Sought for 2016 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards

Posted: 10/17/2016

Nominate someone you know who is making a difference in Elk Grove for the 2016 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Read More

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Press Release - Safely Dispose of Medications at Take-Back Event October 22

Posted: 10/11/2016

The Elk Grove Police Department and the City of Elk Grove Integrated Waste Department will team up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. A drop-off event is scheduled on Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 2 pm at City Hall. Read More

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Survey Ranks Elk Grove Among 2016's Fastest Growing Cities

Posted: 10/03/2016

The results of an annual survey were released today ranking Elk Grove among the country's fastest growing cities. Read More

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Press Release - City Launches New ‘Open Checkbook’ Application

Posted: 09/29/2016

Ever wonder how much the City spends on paper? There’s now an app for that.  Read More

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