2015

New Digital City Newsletter

Posted: 12/29/2015

Flip through the new 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 Announces Hiring of Next Public Works Director

Posted: 12/22/2015

Elk Grove city officials announced today the hiring of Robert K. Murdoch to manage the City’s Public Works Department.  Read More

A Brighter Future is Coming Into Focus

Posted: 12/18/2015

As the General Plan Update progresses, community feedback is helping a new vision for Elk Grove’s future take shape. Read More

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Press Release - City and Rotary Partner to Build Homes for Sister City

Posted: 12/01/2015

Go Fund Me Campaign Launched to Raise $15,000 by January 15 Read More

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Press Release - City Hosts Merry Movie Night December 12

Posted: 11/30/2015

Looking for some FREE holiday fun for the whole family? Bring your blanket and lawn chair and experience the magic of Old Town Elk Grove at Merry Movie Night, a special outdoor showing of the film Elf starring Will Ferrell on Saturday, December 12 at the Old Town Plaza (9615 Railroad Street, Elk Grove, CA 95624). Read More

Traffic Advisory: Street Closures and Detours Scheduled around Old Town Elk Grove this Saturday for Dickens Street Faire

Posted: 11/24/2015

Get in the holiday spirit as artists, crafters, games, food, entertainment and even Santa himself converge on Old Town Elk Grove this Saturday, November 28, for the 28th 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. Motorists are encouraged to plan accordingly. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Prepares for the 7th annual Turkey Trot

Posted: 11/19/2015

The 7th annual Turkey Trot, organized by Courage Worldwide, offers Elk Grove runners and walkers a chance to burn off a few extra calories before the big feast with 5K, 10K and ¼ mile kids run events scheduled on Thanksgiving morning, November 26. A new route starting from Longleaf Drive will be introduced this year. To accommodate the event, road closures and alternative routes around the event have been set up between the hours of 6:00 am to 11:00 am. Motorists are encouraged to plan accordingly. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Accepts the Cool California Challenge

Posted: 11/12/2015

Help our hometown earn new bragging rights and save energy by registering to participate in the CoolCalifornia Challenge. Read More

Envision the Future of Elk Grove

Posted: 11/02/2015

Join City staff and your friends and neighbors at a highly interactive visioning workshop this Saturday where participants will have the opportunity to weigh in on the future of Elk Grove.  Read More

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Press Release - RT Offers Free Ride Day for Elk Grove Residents

Posted: 10/28/2015

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) and the City of Elk Grove are partnering to promote the newly-opened Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light rail extension by offering a Free Ride Day on RT on Thursday, October 29, 2015, for Elk Grove residents. Read More

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Press Release - Costco Submits Plans for Elk Grove Location

Posted: 10/26/2015

Elk Grove, CA – In a step that could bring increased retail options, jobs, and a big boost in sales tax revenues, Elk Grove City officials announced today that design plans have been submitted for the construction of a Costco Wholesale warehouse store at Elk Grove Boulevard and Civic Center Drive just east of Bruceville Road. Read More

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Press Release - NFL Veteran Lance Briggs to Receive Elk Grove Key to the City November 6

Posted: 10/22/2015

Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis will present former Chicago Bears linebacker and Elk Grove High School alumni, Lance Briggs, with a Key to the City at two special events planned on Friday, November 6. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Pleasant Grove High School Homecoming Parade this Friday

Posted: 10/21/2015

School spirit will be on display again this Friday as Pleasant Grove High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade. To accommodate the event, road closures have been set up from 2:00 to 3:30 pm.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove High School Homecoming Parade this Friday

Posted: 10/14/2015

School spirit and tradition will be on display as Elk Grove High School hosts its annual Homecoming Parade this Friday, October 16. 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 - Teen Town Hall Forum Offers Voice for Young Elk Grove Residents

Posted: 10/13/2015

Students can weigh in on City priorities while earning community service credit during the 6th annual Teen Town Hall Forum hosted by the Elk Grove Youth Commission. The Forum is scheduled on Thursday, October 22 at the City Hall Council Chambers beginning at 6:00 pm. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Franklin High School to Host Band Review this Saturday

Posted: 10/09/2015

Street Closures and Detours around Franklin High School Scheduled October 10 Read More

Regional San to Open Recycled Water Fill Station

Posted: 09/30/2015

On September 30, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) will open a Recycled Water Fill Station at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove.  Read More

Annual Street Repairs Scheduled to Start in Elk Grove Neighborhoods

Posted: 09/23/2015

Preventing potholes and keeping local streets in good condition is the goal of the City’s annual Street Repair Project. The City’s Public Works Department has announced that pavement maintenance work scheduled in several neighborhoods throughout Elk Grove will begin next week and extend through November. Read More

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Press Release - Neighborhood Summit Reconvenes September 30

Posted: 09/17/2015

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 second annual Neighborhood Summit scheduled September 30 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at City Hall Council Chambers (8400 Laguna Palms Way). Read More

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Press Release - City Introduces New Faire Celebrating American Artistry and Music

Posted: 09/14/2015

Celebrating American artistry and music is the aim of a new festival hosted by the City of Elk Grove and the Elk Grove Committee for the Arts this Saturday. Art Americana will make its debut on the Old Town Plaza (9615 Railroad Street) this Saturday, September 19th from 11 am to 5 pm. Read More

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Press Release - Grant Line Bridge Grand Opening Scheduled September 15

Posted: 09/10/2015

Mayor Davis will be joined by Congressman Ami Bera and other key city and regional leaders in a ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the Grant Line Bridge. Read More

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

Posted: 09/03/2015

Do you know an Elk Grove resident who has supported safety and fostered connections in their neighborhood? Or an individual or group who has helped distinguish Elk Grove as a place for a variety of sports and cultural opportunities for all ages? Nominate someone you know who is making a difference in Elk Grove for the 2015 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Seeks Committee Members

Posted: 08/27/2015

Elk Grove residents with a passion for history, a love for the arts, or a desire to assist people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for vacancies on three of the City’s standing committees. Read More

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Press Release - City Seeks Future Design Ideas for the Old Town Plaza

Posted: 08/26/2015

Have you ever attended Food Truck Mania, the Dickens Street Faire, or the Chili Festival in Old Town? If so, then you’ve visited the space commonly referred to as the Old Town Plaza. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Tree Work Scheduled on Elk Grove-Florin Road August 25-31

Posted: 08/19/2015

Extensive tree work is scheduled on Elk Grove-Florin Road between Valley Oak Lane and East Stockton Boulevard beginning Tuesday, August 25. The work will continue efforts started earlier this month to address safety hazards and maintain trees identified in two independent arborist reports provided to the Public Works Department. Read More

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Elk Grove Opens Second Transitional House for the Homeless

Posted: 08/18/2015

Helping families re-establish their roots and transition to a place that they can call home is the objective behind the opening of the City’s second transitional housing project. City leaders in partnership with Elk Grove HART (Homeless Assistance Resource Team) and Sacramento Self-Help Housing celebrated the opening of the Meadow House today in east Elk Grove with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the home. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove’s Cultural Diversity Awareness Week Culminates in 4th annual Multicultural Festival

Posted: 08/13/2015

Recognized earlier this year as the seventh most “Racially and Ethnically Diverse” city in the country by WalletHub, the City of Elk Grove is celebrating its “Many Cultures, One Community” with a global celebration featuring the sights, sounds and tastes of various cultures at the fourth annual Elk Grove Multicultural Festival on Saturday, August 22 from 10 am to 5 pm at Elk Grove Regional Park (9950 Elk Grove-Florin Rd.). Read More

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Press Release - Going Above & Beyond Deserves Recognition

Posted: 08/10/2015

Nominate a Person or Business for the City’s 2015 Accessibility Award Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Hosts Alternative Lender Forum for Small Business Owners

Posted: 08/06/2015

The City of Elk Grove and Sac Lead will host an Alternative Lender Forum to connect entrepreneurs and small businesses with unique loan opportunities the start-up or expansion of their business on Thursday, August 11 at Laguna Town Hall (3020 Renwick Avenue). Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Seeks Trails Committee Member

Posted: 08/03/2015

Elk Grove residents age 18 years or older with a passion for improving bicycle and pedestrian mobility in Elk Grove are encouraged to apply for membership on the City’s Trails Committee. Read More

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day September 26, 2015

Posted: 07/21/2015

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Hires Assistant City Manager

Posted: 07/16/2015

Elk Grove, Calif. — The City of Elk Grove announced today the selection of Jason Behrmann as its Assistant City Manager. Read More

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Press Release - City to Host Multi-Sport Complex Project Development Workshop July 11

Posted: 07/02/2015

Possible features and amenities for a multi-sport complex will be discussed during a public workshop scheduled on Saturday, July 11 at 9:00 a.m. in City Hall Council Chambers (8400 Laguna Palms Way). Read More

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Press Release - City Launches Permit Simplicity Program

Posted: 07/01/2015

Elk Grove Becomes First City in the State to Offer Next-Day Building Permits Read More

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Press Release - City Marks 15th Anniversary of Incorporation

Posted: 07/01/2015

On July 1, 2000 residents of Elk Grove achieved their dream for independence and local control. Today, the City of Elk Grove celebrates the 15th anniversary of its incorporation. Read More

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Press Release - City Joins Regional Economic Development Council

Posted: 06/26/2015

Council Approves One Year Agreement with Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council Read More

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Press Release - City and CSD to host Community Outreach Meeting for New Parks in Laguna Ridge

Posted: 06/25/2015

The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) and the City of Elk Grove are partnering in the planning and building of two new parks in the Laguna Ridge area of Elk Grove. Read More

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Press Release - Vendors and Artists Sought for Elk Grove Summer Events

Posted: 06/19/2015

The City of Elk Grove invites artists and exhibitors to sign up to participate in two upcoming summer events. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Based University Earns Medical School Accreditation

Posted: 06/11/2015

Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis joined California Northstate University (CNU) President, Dr. Alvin Cheung, on CNU’s Elk Grove campus today to announce accreditation of CNU’s College of Medicine by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. Read More

Free Basic Backyard Composting Class

Posted: 06/08/2015

Want to learn more? Interested in learning how to compost your yard trimmings? Come to our FREE two hour session. Reservations required.  Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Posted: 06/01/2015

The City of Elk Grove has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and reporting for the 13th consecutive year. Read More

Traffic Advisory for May 29: East Stockton Blvd and Bond Rd

Posted: 05/29/2015

Pavement maintenance work on East Stockton Blvd and Bond Road will result in lane closures today, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Alternate routes are advised. Read More

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Press Release - Settlement Agreement Advances Economic Development for Elk Grove

Posted: 05/20/2015

A settlement agreement between the City of Elk Grove, M & H Realty Partners, and Elk Grove Town Center L.P. – a subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation – will pave the way for progress at and surrounding the future site of The Outlet Collection at Elk Grove. Read More

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Press Release - Calvine Road Closure

Posted: 05/14/2015

– Road Closure & Traffic Restrictions – Calvine Road at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing (Between Power Inn Road & Elk Grove Florin Road) Monday (5/18) at 7 A.M. to Wednesday (5/20) 5 P.M., 2015  Read More

Weekend Events Traffic Advisory: May 15-17

Posted: 05/13/2015

East Elk Grove to host a Concert, Festival and Parade -- Motorists Should Expect Delays Read More

Western Festival Parade Traffic Advisory for Saturday, May 2

Posted: 04/30/2015

The 58th annual Elk Grove Western Festival Parade will take place this Saturday, May 2. This year’s parade route has changed. Road closures in east Elk Grove will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Hires Economic Development Director

Posted: 04/28/2015

Darrell Doan Chosen to Direct Citywide Economic Development Strategy Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Hosts Fitness Festival April 26

Posted: 04/23/2015

GO Fest Promotes Active, Healthy Living and Kicks off “May is Bike Month” #InElkGrove Read More

GO Fest Traffic Advisory for April 26

Posted: 04/19/2015

Coordination of the City's GO Fest fitness festival has resulted in the following traffic advisory for motorists travelling through central Elk Grove on Sunday, April 26. Read More

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Press Release - Earth Day Marks One Year Anniversary of City Special Waste Collection Center

Posted: 04/14/2015

300,000 lbs. of Recyclable Materials Diverted from Landfills in Facility’s First Year Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Seeks Committee Members

Posted: 04/02/2015

Elk Grove residents with a passion for history or a dedication to cultural diversity are encouraged to apply for vacancies on two of the City’s standing committees, the Multicultural Committee and the Historic Preservation Committee. Read More

State of the City Address

Posted: 03/27/2015

Mayor Gary Davis / 2015 State of the City Address Read More

Weekend Traffic Advisory: Grant Line Road Widening Project

Posted: 03/18/2015

The City will be implementing a detour as part of the Grant Line Road widening project this weekend. Read More

2015 Running of the Elk Traffic Advisory

Posted: 03/16/2015

Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Elk Grove on Sunday, March 29 as part of the 4th Annual Kaiser Permanente Running of the Elk Half Marathon.  Read More

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Press Release - Community Design Workshop for Old Town Elk Grove Streetscape Improvements Scheduled March 19

Posted: 03/10/2015

The City of Elk Grove will host a community design workshop to solicit input from residents on improvements to Elk Grove Boulevard between School Street and Waterman Road. Read More

Whitelock Parkway & SR 99 Interchange Project Update

Posted: 03/04/2015

The City of Elk Grove, in coordination with the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is planning a new interchange at Whitelock Parkway and State Route 99 (SR 99). Read More

GO-Biz to Host Webinar on California Competes Tax Credit

Posted: 03/03/2015

You are invited to join the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for a free workshop on how to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit. Read More

Kammerer Road Public Scoping Meeting

Posted: 03/02/2015

Please join us to learn more and provide valuable insight into the scope of the project's environmental review. Participants will have the opportunity to review displays, hear a brief presentation and speak with project team members. A Court Reporter will be present to record all public comments. Tuesday, March 3, 2015 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Read More

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Press Release - Council to Explore City Vision and Goals during March 4 Workshop

Posted: 03/02/2015

The Elk Grove City Council will revisit long term goals and discuss priorities for the future during a special workshop scheduled on March 4... Read More

Old Town Façade Improvement Program

Posted: 02/19/2015

The Old Town Elk Grove Façade Improvement Grant Program will provide financial assistance to property and business owners who make eligible façade and/or sign improvements to enhance the appearance of their building or business. Improvements should also make a highly visible contribution to the historical aesthetic of Old Town Elk Grove. Read More

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Press Release - Traffic Advisory for Elk Grove Commuters: February 19

Posted: 02/18/2015

Business Opening Event Expected to Generate Heavy Traffic along Elk Grove Boulevard Read More

Press Release - Emergency Pavement Repairs to Close Waterman Road

Posted: 02/04/2015

Elk Grove, CA –City crews will close Waterman from Rancho Drive to Sheldon Road for emergency pavement repairs on Thursday February 5th Read More

Press Release - City to Host Budget Town Hall Meetings

Posted: 01/21/2015

The City of Elk Grove is kicking off a series of Town Hall meetings to inform residents about the City’s budget and gather input about how the City should dedicate resources in the coming fiscal year. Read More

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