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Digital Newsletter Now Available

Posted: 10/19/2021

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Traffic Advisory: Running of the Elk 5K/10K

Posted: 10/12/2021

Morning Street Closures and Detours Scheduled this Sunday Read More

Traffic Advisory: High School Band Invitational this Saturday

Posted: 10/04/2021

Road closures and detours in effect on October 9, 2021 near Franklin High School Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Finalizes Deal with Kubota

Posted: 09/13/2021

Agreement Clears Path for 630,000 SF Project on City Land Read More

Digital Newsletter Now Available

Posted: 08/25/2021

Digital Newsletter Now Available Read More

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Press Release - Melissa Rojas to Lead City’s Human Resources Department

Posted: 08/16/2021

Elk Grove City Manager Jason Behrmann is pleased to introduce the City’s new Human Resources Director, Melissa Rojas. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Opens Third Transitional House for the Homeless

Posted: 07/13/2021

City and regional officials commemorated the opening of Elk Grove’s third transitional house for the homeless during a ribbon cutting ceremony and home tour earlier today. Read More

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Major Swim Competition Coming to Elk Grove

Posted: 07/09/2021

Elk Grove will be swimming with activity this week as hundreds of USA Swimming athletes, their families, fans, coaches, and scouts convene at the District56 Aquatic Center for the prestigious Bill Rose Classic Sierra Nevada Summer Championship swim meet July 15-18. Read More

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Press Release - Cooling Center to Open Friday in Elk Grove

Posted: 07/07/2021

With more excessive heat temperatures forecasted this weekend, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District will open a cooling center in Elk Grove on Friday, July 9 for residents who may lack shelter or adequate home cooling systems. Read More

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

Posted: 06/30/2021

Independence Day Detours and Street Closures around Elk Grove Park Start at 5:00 p.m. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Run 4 Hunger July 4th Road Closures

Posted: 06/29/2021

Elk Grove Food Bank Services will host the Run 4 Hunger on and around District56 this Sunday, July 4. Read More

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SacRT Takes the Wheel in Elk Grove and Expands SmaRT Ride on July 1

Posted: 06/28/2021

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) welcomes Elk Grove transit services as part of the district on Thursday, July 1, 2021.  Read More

Union Pacific Railroad Replacing Bridge Over Laguna Creek

Posted: 06/23/2021

Union Pacific Railroad is replacing a railroad bridge that crosses Laguna Creek about a half mile southeast of the Bond Road intersection with Elk Grove-Florin Road.  Read More

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Elk Grove Statement on California Northstate University and City of Sacramento Medical Center Project Announcement

Posted: 06/16/2021

Officials from the City of Sacramento and California Northstate University (CNU) today announced that they are in discussions on locating CNU’s proposed medical center and teaching hospital project, once slated for Elk Grove, in Sacramento’s Natomas district.  Read More

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Press Release - Cooling Center to Open Wednesday in Elk Grove

Posted: 06/14/2021

In response to excessive heat temperatures forecasted later this week, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District will open a cooling center in Elk Grove on Thursday and Friday, June 17 and 18, for residents who may lack shelter or adequate home cooling systems. Read More

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Dust Bowl Brewing Co. Announces Plans for New Taproom

Posted: 06/14/2021

The company has chosen to expand in the resurging Old Town Historic District. Read More

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Press Release - Cooling Center to Open Monday

Posted: 05/29/2021

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

Traffic Advisory: Kammerer Road Reconstruction Begins June 7

Posted: 05/26/2021

Work to expand Kammerer Road between Bruceville Road and Lent Ranch Parkway from 2 to 4 lanes is set to begin on Monday, June 7.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove City Manager Announces New Finance Director

Posted: 05/19/2021

Matthew Paulin Selected to Lead City’s Financial Team Read More

May/June Newsletter is Now Available

Posted: 04/27/2021

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

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Press Release - Elk Grove Opens 100th Park

Posted: 04/27/2021

A virtual celebration for Singh and Kaur Park begins April 27 Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Announces Hiring of Public Works Director and the City’s Very First Chief Information Officer

Posted: 04/21/2021

Elk Grove, CA – Elk Grove City officials announced the promotions of Nicole Guttridge to manage the City’s Information Technology (IT) Departments and Jeffrey Werner to manage the City’s Public Works Department.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove’s Transit Services Officially Join Sacramento Regional Transit District

Posted: 04/20/2021

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) and the City of Elk Grove have formalized an annexation agreement that will officially bring the City of Elk Grove transit services into SacRT as a member entity effective Thursday, July 1, 2021.  Read More

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City Receives $21.8 Million in Transportation Grant Funding

Posted: 04/15/2021

On March 30, the California Department of Transportation awarded the City an $8.8 Million grant from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) for a single project related to traffic signal modifications at 76 intersections that will help reduce collision rates. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Partners Launch Local Pass

Posted: 03/26/2021

Discount Platform Offers Extra Savings, Supports Local Business Investment Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Officials Stand with the AAPI Community

Posted: 03/24/2021

City Council to Consider Measures to Support AAPI Community and Assist Victims Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Statement on California Northstate University and City of Rancho Cordova Medical Center Project Announcement

Posted: 03/10/2021

Officials from the City of Rancho Cordova and California Northstate University (CNU) today announced they are in discussions on locating a teaching hospital in the City of Rancho Cordova. Read More

March/April Newsletter Now Available

Posted: 02/25/2021

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

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Press Release - Elk Grove Launches COVID-19 Economic Task Force

Posted: 02/09/2021

Mayor Singh-Allen and Councilmember Suen Enlist Community Leaders in Recovery Efforts Read More

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Press Release - Wet, Cold Temps Prompt Elk Grove Warming Center Opening on Wednesday

Posted: 02/02/2021

Cold temperatures and windchill factor are prompting the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District to open a nightly warming center at the Wackford Community Complex, 9014 Bruceville Road, in Elk Grove beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3, and extending through Friday, February 5. Read More

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Sacramento County in Tier 1/Purple, effective today

Posted: 01/13/2021

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Press Release - Online Application Period to Open for City Grant Programs

Posted: 01/12/2021

Non-profit Organizations Serving Elk Grove Encouraged to apply for FY 2021-22 Funding Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Trails are the Topic of Revised Plan and January 19 Workshop

Posted: 01/07/2021

Elk Grove, CA -- The City is updating its Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Trails Master Plan and is seeking community input. A virtual community meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, January 19 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. to present revisions that focus on key improvements including shared use paths, pedestrian crossings, and Class IV bike lanes. Read More

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Webinar About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted: 01/05/2021

Learn more about the vaccines created specifically to combat COVID-19.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Scheduled Road Work on Bradshaw and Grant Line Roads

Posted: 12/21/2020

Road work will close a portion of Bradshaw Road at Grant Line Road and generate a lane closure on Grant Line Road on Wednesday, December 23. Read More

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Small Business Recovery Grant Program

Posted: 12/18/2020

Small Business Recovery Grant Program Results in $437,500 for 111 Elk Grove Businesses Read More

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Press Release - New Mayor and Councilmember Join the Elk Grove City Council

Posted: 12/09/2020

The Elk Grove City Council’s last meeting of 2020 ushered in changes in the leadership of Sacramento County’s second largest city. Bobbie Singh-Allen was sworn in as Elk Grove’s third directly elected mayor and the first directly elected Sikh woman mayor in the country.  Read More

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Press Release - Former Mall Property in Elk Grove Sold

Posted: 12/07/2020

Elk Grove city leaders today announced that the former outlet mall site in Elk Grove has been purchased by Boyd Elk Grove, LLC, an entity of Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corporation.  Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Boulevard to be Closed Overnight in Old Town for Road Work

Posted: 11/23/2020

Road work will close a portion of Elk Grove Boulevard in Old Town overnight tonight, November 21, beginning at 8 p.m. Read More

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Utility Box Beautification Program

Posted: 11/04/2020

Proposals due by December 17, 2020 Read More

November December Newsletter Now Available

Posted: 10/28/2020

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

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Press Release - Elk Grove Earns ‘Voice of the People’ Award

Posted: 10/01/2020

The City of Elk Grove is a winner in the 12th annual Voice of the People (VOP) Awards for its Transformation in Safety.  Read More

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Press Release - Second Round of Small Business Recovery Grants Announced

Posted: 09/21/2020

Application Period Opens September 28, 2020 Read More

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Press Release - Higher Temps Prompt Cooling Center to Open Saturday

Posted: 09/04/2020

In response to another National Weather Service excessive heat warning for the Sacramento region, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District will open a cooling center at the Wackford Community Complex, 9014 Bruceville Road, in Elk Grove beginning this Saturday, September 5. Read More

September October Newsletter

Posted: 08/25/2020

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 Launches Grant Programs to Help Small Businesses and Nonprofits Battered by COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: 08/14/2020

To care for those who support our community and its economy, the Elk Grove City Council approved the launch of two grant programs on August 12 that will provide funding assistance to Elk Grove businesses and non-profit organizations who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Waterman, Kammerer and Grant Line Road Improvements Start Monday

Posted: 08/14/2020

The Public Works Department has scheduled pavement repair work at three locations in the City beginning on Monday, August 17.  Read More

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Press Release - Cooling Center to Open in Elk Grove

Posted: 08/13/2020

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

Traffic Advisory: Bond Road Improvements Start Today

Posted: 07/27/2020

To extend the service life of Bond Road and improve its appearance and skid resistance, the Public Works Department has contracted with VSS International to apply a variety of roadway treatments. Work is scheduled to begin today, Monday, July 27. Read More

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Press Release - City Launches “Why Buy Local?” Campaign to Support Economic Recovery, Promote Broader Community Benefits

Posted: 07/20/2020

To encourage socially conscious consumer spending and aid Elk Grove’s economic recovery, the City of Elk Grove has launched a campaign to answer the question, “Why Buy Local?” Read More

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Press Release - City Hosting Digital Town Hall on Housing

Posted: 07/16/2020

Topics to include the 2021 Housing Element Update and Identification of Sites for Housing All Income Levels Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Seeks to “Erase Food Waste”

Posted: 07/13/2020

New campaign encourages mindful shopping, cooking, and recycling practices Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove’s July 4th Fireworks Show Will Go On

Posted: 07/01/2020

After conferring with the Sacramento County Public Health Officer, the City of Elk Grove announced today that its socially distant Independence Day fireworks display will go on as planned this Saturday. Read More

July / August Newsletter 2020

Posted: 06/24/2020

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Elk Grove Statement on Racism, Discrimination, and Hate-Based Conduct

Posted: 06/10/2020

In 2016, our City Council passed a proclamation that declared Elk Grove as No Place for Hate. We stand by that premise today and we stand with our community to affirm that Black Lives Matter. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Offices Scheduled to Reopen June 1

Posted: 05/26/2020

City of Elk Grove offices will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1. This change follows the State of California’s Resilience Roadmap and Sacramento County’s May 22 Public Health Order. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Issues Emergency Order to Expand Outdoor Dining Spaces

Posted: 05/21/2020

To support local restaurants and the safe return of dining out, the City of Elk Grove issued a local emergency order today that provides businesses an opportunity to temporarily add or expand outdoor dining areas. Read More

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Amazon to Open 111,500 SF Distribution Center in Elk Grove

Posted: 05/15/2020

Seattle, WA based e-commerce company Amazon, Inc. is opening a 111,500 SF distribution center in Elk Grove. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Joins Great Plates Delivered Meal Delivery Program

Posted: 05/06/2020

The City of Elk Grove is joining a first-in-the-nation meal delivery service to support Elk Grove’s older adults and local restaurants.  Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove’s Big Truck Day Event Goes Virtual!

Posted: 05/05/2020

Big Truck Day, traditionally an in-person event celebrating National Public Works Week in Elk Grove, will make its debut as a virtual event May 18-22. Read More

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Curbside Collection Service is Back!

Posted: 04/29/2020

Effective May 4, 2020, Republic Services is reinstating bulky waste, used motor oil and oil filters, household batteries, and appointment-based sharps collection services in our community. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove City Council Approves Emergency Funding for Non-Profit Partners

Posted: 04/14/2020

Emergency Grants Support Local COVID-19 Assistance  Read More

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Elk Grove Pantry Challenge

Posted: 04/13/2020

The City Council and staff hope that this email finds you safe and well during this difficult time. With so many of our friends and neighbors facing job losses or illness, it’s easy to start feeling helpless in the face of challenging circumstances.  Read More

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e-tran Public Transit Service Reductions Due to COVID-19

Posted: 04/09/2020

On Wednesday March 25, 2020, the City Council adopted a policy and procedures that give the City Manager the authority to modify, reduce, and/or suspend City transit services during a declared emergency event. Read More

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SacCounty Health Officer Extends COVID-19 Order

Posted: 04/07/2020

The Public Health Order reinforces the direction for all individuals to stay home and extends the terms of the order to increase social distancing and reducing person-to-person contact to further slow transmission of COVID-19. Read More

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Temporary Moratorium on Residential and Commercial Evictions

Posted: 04/06/2020

We have created an Evictions and Foreclosures FAQ page to try to answer as many questions as possible. Read More

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Paycheck Protection Program Loans Go Live Today

Posted: 04/03/2020

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a new loan program to support local businesses. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Playgrounds and Park Amenities Closed to Limit COVID-19 Spread

Posted: 03/31/2020

The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) announced today that they will close public playgrounds, sports fields and courts, and other park amenities at the 98 parks in Elk Grove. Read More

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Recycling & Waste Service Changes Due to COVID-19

Posted: 03/26/2020

The City of Elk Grove Recycling and Waste Division and Republic Services will be making some temporary changes to service in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Read More

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Council Authorizes Transit Service Changes, if Needed, for COVID-19

Posted: 03/26/2020

On Wednesday, the City Council adopted a policy and procedures that give the City Manager the authority to modify, reduce, and/or suspend City transit services during a declared emergency event. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Animal Shelter to close for all non-essential services

Posted: 03/19/2020

For the duration of Sacramento County’s shelter in place order, Elk Grove Animal Shelter will be closed for all services except lost pet redemption and stray animal sheltering. We have temporarily halted non-essential services to better focus our resources to protect the Elk Grove community and to support the prevention of COVID-19.  Read More

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An Update to the Elk Grove Community

Posted: 03/19/2020

Today, the Sacramento County Health Officer upgraded their previous directive to a stay at home Public Health Order. A Health Order is issued for extremely serious situations, is mandatory and enforceable by law. This order goes into effect today, March 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM and will be in effect until April 7, 2020 at 11:59 PM, unless changed by the Sacramento County Health Officer.  Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove to Consider a Temporary Moratorium on Residential and Commercial Evictions

Posted: 03/18/2020

The Elk Grove City Council will consider adopting a proposed urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on evictions and providing relief from the disconnection or late fees applied for utilities during a special meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. Read More

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An Update to the Elk Grove Community

Posted: 03/18/2020

The City continues to work very closely with regional government agencies, the County Health Department, as well as the state and federal government to ensure we have the most up-to-date information to make decisions affecting the City during this unprecedented time.  Read More

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Press Release - Amid COVID-19 concerns, Elk Grove Animal Shelter to temporarily limit public access

Posted: 03/17/2020

Based on the current Federal, State, and local recommendations as it relates to COVID-19, Elk Grove Animal Shelter will limit access to the public until further notice while continuing to offer essential services. Read More

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Press Release - City of Elk Grove Proclaims a Local State of Emergency

Posted: 03/13/2020

In response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure uninterrupted access to City resources necessary to keep the community as safe and supported as possible, the City of Elk Grove has proclaimed a local emergency. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Takes Steps to Protect Community, Limit COVID-19 Spread

Posted: 03/10/2020

Events Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns Read More

Traffic Advisory: Bruceville Road Closed at Bilby Road for the Next Three Weeks

Posted: 02/27/2020

The installation of underground utilities for new homes will generate a three-week road closure for a small section of Bruceville Road in the City’s southern end beginning on Monday, March 2. Read More

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Press Release - Award Recognizes Work to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Elk Grove

Posted: 02/26/2020

Elk Grove City Manager, Jason Behrmann, recently accepted the Award for the Advancement of Diverse Communities presented by the City Manager’s Department of the League of California Cities.  Read More

March/April Newsletter 2020

Posted: 02/26/2020

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

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Press Release - Elk Grove to Consider the Future of Employment Centers on the Kammerer Road Corridor

Posted: 02/19/2020

The City of Elk Grove is taking a second look at the Kammerer Road corridor and considering a new vision that considers employment trends and today’s business site selection priorities. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove to Create a “Green Wave” Along Major East-West Arterial Roads

Posted: 01/27/2020

Beginning February 3, the City of Elk Grove will implement significant timing changes for all traffic signals along Elk Grove Boulevard and Laguna Boulevard/Bond Road between Bruceville Road and Elk Grove-Florin Road. Read More

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Lunar New Year Celebration Canceled

Posted: 01/27/2020

Out of an abundance of caution, the City and its Diversity and Inclusion Commission have cancelled the Lunar New Year Celebration scheduled for this Friday, January 31, at District 56.  Read More

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Press Release - Nominations Sought for 2020 Elk Grove Mayor’s Volunteer Awards

Posted: 01/15/2020

Nominate Elk Grove’s exceptional volunteers for the 2020 Mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Read More

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Press Release - Online Application Period to Open for City Grant Programs

Posted: 01/13/2020

Non-profit Organizations Serving Elk Grove Encouraged to apply for FY 2020-21 Funding Read More

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Press Release - Apply to Serve on the Elk Grove Planning Commission

Posted: 01/10/2020

The City of Elk Grove is currently accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the city’s Planning Commission.  Read More

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Dignity Health Unveils Plan for New Elk Grove Hospital

Posted: 01/08/2020

Dignity Health, joined by local leaders and community partners, announced today their plan for a new, community-based hospital in Elk Grove. Read More

January/February Newsletter 2020

Posted: 01/03/2020

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

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Economic Development Receives Regional Award

Posted: 12/13/2019

Elk Grove’s contributions to regional economic development were honored last night by the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC). Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly accepted GSEC’s Paving the Way Award on behalf of the City during the organization’s Annual Dinner. Read More

Road Closures Scheduled for Holiday Festival this Saturday

Posted: 12/05/2019

To accommodate the Illumination Holiday Festival, road closures and detours will be set up around District56 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Read More

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Press Release - Elk Grove Renamed “Reindeer Grove” this Saturday

Posted: 11/29/2019

For one day only, Elk Grove will become “Reindeer Grove” in honor of Santa’s visit to the 32nd annual Old Town Elk Grove Dickens Street Faire this Saturday, November 30. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Old Town Dickens Street Faire this Saturday

Posted: 11/27/2019

To accommodate the Old Town Dickens Street Faire, road closures and alternative routes have been set up between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Night Work, Lane Closures on Elk Grove Blvd. December 2-4; Poppy Ridge Rd. Closed December 2-16

Posted: 11/26/2019

Infrastructure repair work will generate road and lane closures at two locations in the City beginning on Monday, December 2, weather permitting. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Gobble Wobble

Posted: 11/25/2019

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled on Thanksgiving Morning Read More

Traffic Advisory: Roundabout Work Scheduled November 25

Posted: 11/21/2019

The City of Elk Grove Public Works Department will close parts of the Bradshaw Road/Sheldon Road roundabout on Monday, November 25 to facilitate drainage and pavement repairs. Read More

Traffic Advisory: Veterans Day Parade Marches into the City on Monday

Posted: 11/06/2019

Veterans Day Parade Marches into the City on Monday, Road closures and detours in effect near Old Town. Read More

November/December Newsletter 2019

Posted: 11/04/2019

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

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove High School Homecoming Parade

Posted: 10/24/2019

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled October 25 Read More

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CNU Hospital Project Helicopter Simulation Noise Study

Posted: 10/22/2019

California Northstate University (CNU), as part of their environmental review process for the proposed medical center campus expansion, has tentatively scheduled a helicopter simulation necessary for a noise study with an FAA approved and certified aircraft charter company. Read More

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