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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

Elk Grove Ranks Among Top 20 Places to Raise a Family in California

Posted: 09/28/2016

The results of an annual survey were released last week ranking Elk Grove as the 15th best place in California to raise a family. Read More

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Press Release - Neighborhood Summit Reconvenes September 29

Posted: 09/20/2016

Bringing neighbors together to learn, share, and discuss local services and solutions that improve the quality of life for all Elk Grove residents is the objective behind the City ‘s third annual Neighborhood Summit scheduled Thursday, September 29 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at City Hall Council Chambers (8400 Laguna Palms Way). Read More

Traffic Advisory: Party on the Palms

Posted: 09/15/2016

The City of Elk Grove will host Party on the Palms, a new street festival for teens, this Saturday, September 17 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm in front of Elk Grove City Hall. The event will prompt the temporary closure of Laguna Palms Way between Studio Court and Office Park Circle. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove City Manager Announces Selection of Next Police Chief

Posted: 09/14/2016

Elk Grove City Manager Laura S. Gill announced today the selection of Assistant Chief Bryan Noblett as the next Chief of Police of the Elk Grove Police Department. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Road Closure at Calvine Road at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing

Posted: 09/09/2016

Starting Monday, September 12 at 8 a.m. until Thursday, September 15 at 5 p.m., Calvine Road - from Power Inn Road to Elk Grove Florin Road -- will be closed to through traffic. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Weekend Emergency Closure Scheduled for 1-5 in Elk Grove

Posted: 09/06/2016

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays for Sacramento county on northbound Interstate 5 in Elk Grove. Weekend demolition and pavement repair work is scheduled to begin Friday, September 9 and will require a closure of the number 3 northbound lane, about one mile north of Laguna Boulevard.  Read More

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Press Release - Let’s Go! e-tran to Host Comprehensive Transit Analysis Workshops August 29

Posted: 08/25/2016

The City of Elk Grove’s Transit Department will host two workshops presenting the preliminary findings of the City’s Comprehensive Transit Analysis this Monday, August 29 at Elk Grove City Hall Council Chambers. Read More

City Digital Newsletter - Sep/Oct

Posted: 08/23/2016

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

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Press Release - Elk Grove’s Cultural Diversity Awareness Week Culminates in 5th annual Multicultural Festival

Posted: 08/19/2016

Recognized in 2015 as the seventh most “Racially and Ethnically Diverse” city in the country by WalletHub, the City of Elk Grove is celebrating its diversity with a festival featuring the sights, sounds and tastes of its many cultures at the fifth annual Elk Grove Multicultural Festival on Saturday, August 27 from 10 am to 5 pm at Elk Grove Regional Park. Read More

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Press Release - Local Historian to Receive Elk Grove Key to the City August 27

Posted: 08/15/2016

Mayor Gary Davis will present Elk Grove educator, author, and local historian, Elizabeth Pinkerton, with a Key to the City as part of the opening ceremonies of Elk Grove’s Multicultural Festival, at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 27 at Elk Grove Regional Park. Read More

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Press Release - Nomination Period for the City of Elk Grove Office of the Directly Elected Mayor Extended to August 17, 2016

Posted: 08/12/2016

The nomination period for the City of Elk Grove Office of the Directly Elected Mayor, to be voted on at the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election, has been extended to 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2016, Pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10225, the deadline for nominations is extended because the incumbent did not file nomination documents by the August 12, 2016 deadline. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Bond Road Closed for Railroad Crossing Repairs August 15-19

Posted: 08/11/2016

Union Pacific Railroad will continue with repairs to their railroad crossings in Elk Grove next week with the closure of Bond Road at the railroad crossing beginning next Monday, August 15 through Friday, August 19. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Road Closure at Elk Grove-Florin Road Union Pacific Railroad Crossing August 8-12

Posted: 08/04/2016

Union Pacific Railroad has scheduled repairs to their railroad crossing at Elk Grove-Florin Rd that will result in the closure of Elk Grove-Florin Road between Sheldon Road and Bond Road beginning next Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 12. Read More

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Press Release - Traffic Advisory: Roundabout Debuts in Rural Area on Monday

Posted: 08/03/2016

Intersection of Sheldon and Waterman Roads Re-Opens August 8 Read More

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

Posted: 08/02/2016

Mosey over to Elk Grove’s newest play space, Horseshoe Park, on Thursday August 11 at 6:00 pm for a grand opening celebration hosted by the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD). Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Police Chief Robert Lehner Announces Intent to Retire

Posted: 08/01/2016

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

Calvine Road Closure Postponed

Posted: 07/27/2016

Railroad repair work scheduled to close Calvine Road starting August 1 has been postponed by Union Pacific Railroad (UP). A new date is not yet available. Read More

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Press Release - Proposed Changes to the City’s General Plan Are Ready for Public Review

Posted: 07/14/2016

The City of Elk Grove is hosting a new online workshop and four location-specific listening sessions as part of the City’s General Plan update. The public is invited and encouraged to participate.  Read More

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Council Meeting Clarification Regarding Wilton Rancheria Casino Project

Posted: 07/13/2016

Despite news to the contrary, the Elk Grove City Council will not hear from the Wilton Rancheria Tribe regarding their proposed resort and casino project during tonight’s regular City Council meeting (July 13, 2016).  Read More

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Press Release - Visit Elk Grove Hires First Executive Director

Posted: 07/06/2016

Today, the City of Elk Grove and the newly formed destination marketing organization, Visit Elk Grove, announced the hiring of the organization’s first Executive Director, David Brooks. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Roundabout Construction to Close Intersection of Waterman Road at Sheldon Road

Posted: 06/27/2016

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will close the intersection of Waterman and Sheldon Road for 30 days beginning July 5 to construct one of two roundabouts approved for the rural Elk Grove area. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Prepares for Salute to the Red, White & Blue Festival

Posted: 06/23/2016

The City of Elk Grove and the Elk Grove Auto Mall will host the 20th annual Salute to the Red, White & Blue at Elk Grove Regional Park on Monday, July 4th. This is Elk Grove’s premier patriotic celebration marking the nation’s independence, the City’s 16th anniversary of incorporation, and the 10th anniversary of the Elk Grove Police Department. Read More

City Digital Newsletter–July/August

Posted: 06/20/2016

Flip through the new digital issue of the City’s newsletter for news you can use and upcoming events. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Waterman Road Repairs Scheduled June 23 and 24

Posted: 06/16/2016

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will close a portion of Waterman Road next week to perform routine road maintenance. Read More