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Press Release - Safely Dispose of Medications at Take-Back Event October 28

Posted: 10/23/2017

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 28 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Police Department. Read More

Traffic Advisory: High School Band Invitational This Saturday

Posted: 10/11/2017

Road closures and Detours in Effect Near Franklin High School Read More

Traffic Advisory: Homecoming Parade this Friday for Elk Grove High School

Posted: 10/10/2017

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled October 13 Read More

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Governor Brown Signs Wilton Rancheria Ratification Bill

Posted: 10/03/2017

Assembly Bill 1606, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) was signed today by Governor Jerry Brown. The bill ratifies a tribal-state gaming compact entered into between the State of California and the Wilton Rancheria. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Street Closures and Detours Scheduled Friday for Cosumnes Oaks High Homecoming Parade

Posted: 09/27/2017

Local school spirit will be on display this Friday, September 29, as Cosumnes Oaks High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade. Read More

Franklin High School Homecoming Parade this Friday

Posted: 09/13/2017

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled September 15 Read More

Local School Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Posted: 09/08/2017

Do you know what to do with your food scraps? Toby Johnson Middle School students joined the City of Elk Grove and others to provide lessons in sustainability in this regionally distributed guide. Read More

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Press Release - City Hires Shay Narayan as Budget Manager

Posted: 09/07/2017

City Manager Laura S. Gill announced today the hiring of Shay Narayan as the City’s new Budget Manager. Mr. Narayan fills the vacancy created by the departure of Andrew Keys last April. Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Weekend Road Work Scheduled

Posted: 09/06/2017

Closures Around City Hall, Bilby Road, Whitelock Parkway and Rural Area for Slurry Seal Work Read More

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Press Release - Second Multi-Modal Facility Open House Scheduled September 14

Posted: 08/30/2017

The City continues to explore the idea of a “one-stop” facility where you can hop on light rail or transfer from a bus to train to connect to Sacramento, Bakersfield, and everywhere in between. The Public Works Department project team will host the second of two scheduled open houses as part of the Multi-Modal Facility Feasibility Study.  Read More

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Press Release - City and CSD to Open Elk Grove Cooling Center

Posted: 08/30/2017

In response to forecasted temperatures exceeding 105 degrees for the next several days, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) will open a cooling center in Elk Grove for residents who may lack shelter or adequate home cooling systems. Read More

Annual Pavement Maintenance Under Way

Posted: 08/29/2017

Several streets in Elk Grove will get a fresh coat of asphalt this week as part of the City’s annual Pavement Maintenance Program.  Read More

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Press Release - City Approves $23 Million in Infrastructure to Seed Development of 500-Acre Employment Center

Posted: 08/24/2017

Sewer Pump Station and Bilby and Big Horn Roadway Extensions Moving Forward Read More

City Digital Newsletter - September/October

Posted: 08/22/2017

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: Nighttime Roadwork Scheduled for Intersection of Big Horn and Bruceville on Saturday, August 19

Posted: 08/17/2017

Elk Grove, CA – Teichert Construction will perform final paving at the intersection of Bruceville Road and Big Horn Boulevard on behalf of the City of Elk Grove Public Works Department beginning at 8:00 pm on Saturday, August 19, and continuing through 7:00 am Sunday morning. Read More

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Press Release - City and CSD to Host Opening Celebration for Porto Park

Posted: 08/15/2017

Elk Grove’s 95th Park Officially Opens in Laguna Ridge August 31 Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Road Closures for New Construction near Pinkerton Middle and Cosumnes Oaks High Schools

Posted: 08/09/2017

Those transporting students heading back to school this week should be advised of construction work in the vicinity of Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School and Cosumnes Oaks High School. Sewer work related to new home construction has some segments of Whitelock Parkway, Lotz Parkway and Poppy Ridge Road closed until later this month. Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Pavement Reconstruction Work Starts at Bruceville Road and Big Horn Blvd Intersection

Posted: 07/31/2017

Teichert Construction will start pavement rehabilitation and reconstruction on the intersection of Bruceville Road and Big Horn Blvd on behalf of the City of Elk Grove Public Works Department beginning on July 31. Read More

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Press Release - Consider the Future of Elk Grove Transportation

Posted: 07/26/2017

Multi Modal Facility Open House Scheduled August 2  Read More

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Roadwork Scheduled for East Elk Grove July 17-25

Posted: 07/17/2017

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will implement traffic controls along roadways in east Elk Grove July 17-25 to perform roadway maintenance. Read More

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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