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Elk Grove, California is located in Sacramento County. Zip codes in Elk Grove, CA include 95624, 95759, and 95757. The median home price in Elk Grove is $349,900 which is roughly $163/per square foot. More Elk Grove information.

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5 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Latest gas price trend surprises some Sacramento drivers

As Aaron Edington pumped gas off Sacramento's 43rd Avenue on Monday, he questioned whether the latest gas price survey was true. According to Gasbuddy.com's latest gas price survey, in the last week, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas has fallen over a nickel a gallon.

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9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elk Grove Unified names finalist from El Dorado Union for district's top job

A superintendent from the El Dorado Union High School District is the finalist for the top job in the Elk Grove Unified School District, both districts announced today. Trustees of the Elk Grove district's board of directors are expected to make a decision Tuesday nighton whether to name Christopher R. Hoffman, 46, to the superintendent post vacated Fridayby the retirement of Superintendent Steven M. Ladd.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Morain: Tom McClintock should have no fear of losing re-election, except this is a weird year.

Congressional challenger Art Moore, a Republican taking on Rep. Tom McClintock, speaks at Political Awareness Day at Sierra College in April. Voters are in a foul mood.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Reason Foundation

The Golden State's Pension Reforms Get Spiked

On Tuesday, a California Public Employee Retirement System committee approved a proposal that would allow 99 types of supplemental pay benefits to count toward state and local government employees' pension benefits, nullifying, by administrative fiat , one of the key anti-spiking provisions in California's Public Employees Pension Reform Act of 2013 . Several of the 99 special pay categories are questionable in nature, but the biggest controversy was whether "temporary upgrade pay," for employees receiving temporary promotions, should be allowed to factor into pension calculations.

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Business Journal

Water adventure park not an option Elk Grove -- for now

On Wednesday, the Elk Grove City Council voted to move forward with an aquatic competition center, but not a commercial water adventure park. A water adventure park won't be a part of a planned Elk Grove aquatic center, but entities once pursuing the park think it's not outside the realm of possibility for the future.

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News10.net

Elk Grove home destroyed by fire

Elk Grove home destroyed by fire An early morning fire destroyed a home in Elk Grove Friday. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tH3cgR FRIDAY, SEPT.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fire destroys Elk Grove home

The house was "fully involved with fire" when crews responded to the blaze around 3 a.m. in the 8700 block of Crucero Drive. The house was "fully involved with fire" when crews responded to the blaze around 3 a.m. in the 8700 block of Crucero Drive, said Deputy Chief Michael McLaughlin of the "Fortunately, the occupants were already out of the house, so that allowed us to focus on knocking out the fire," he said.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

RecordNET

Going to Sacramento? Watch out for lane closures on I-5

Motorists heading to Sacramento in Interstate 5 in the next few days should be aware that demolition is likely to cause traffic delays. Those travelling north will encounter traffic restrictions and lane closures just south of Laguna Boulevard in Elk Grove.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business Journal

Elk Grove to review plans for future outlet mall on Promenade site

New plans submitted for what will be an outlet mall in Elk Grove show removing some buildings entirely but retaining an open space in the center. New plans submitted for what will be an outlet mall in Elk Grove show removing some buildings entirely but retaining an open space in the center.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Doug Ose unveils coalition of Democratic supporters

As part of an effort to bolster his bipartisan bona fides, Republican Doug Ose on Tuesday announced a coalition of Democrats supporting him instead of freshman Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove. Ose, a former three-term congressman, said the dozens of Democratic elected officials, community leaders and residents plan to help with his bid to regain a House seat.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

Local Dog Missing For 3 Years Found in Northern California, Euthanized

River was turned into a vet's office in Elk Grove, Calif. recently but he had traumatic brain injury and had to be put down.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Q&A: Retiring Steven Ladd recalls his years as Elk Grove's schools superintendent

Steven Ladd will leave the Elk Grove Unified School District on Friday after serving as superintendent for nine years. The district, the fifth largest in the state, serves 62,000 students in south Sacramento County.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Woodland invites visitors to Stroll Through History

Ticket and information booth at Heritage Plaza on day of the event. Explore Woodland's past - including such historic Victorian homes as the Gable Mansion - during this community event.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elk Grove schools losing 2 longtime board members

Priscilla Cox, center, attends an Elk Grove Unified school board meeting Tuesday with fellow board members Chet Madison, left, and Steve Ly. "In my 20 years , we've never had so many new board members," Cox said.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elk Grove releases project plans for proposed outlet mall

The city of Elk Grove has released project plans and a proposed development agreement for a retail outlet center at the site once envisioned for the Promenade regional mall. The proposed project, known as the Outlet Collection at Elk Grove, will be the focus of the city Planning Commission's Sept.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Anderson: Elk Grove's Baguettes prepares to open new space

The owners of Elk Grove's Baguettes Deli , Larry and Paula Hunley, finally have room to express themselves at a new space at 8351 Elk Grove Blvd. It has 1,900 square feet, more than three times the space at their former location on Elk Grove-Florin Road. The Hunleys have given the new space some custom flourishes from Stockton muralist Carlos López and Wilton woodworker Darin Moore .

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News10.net

Former Sacramento sheriff's deputy gets jail in illegal weapons...

A former deputy with the Sacramento Count Sheriff's Department was sentenced to jail and probation for possession and sale of illegal weapons and Former Sacramento sheriff's deputy gets jail in illegal weapons case A former deputy with the Sacramento Count Sheriff's Department was sentenced to jail and probation for possession and sale of illegal weapons and Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1rQoz2Y A former deputy with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department was sentenced to jail and probation for possession of an illegal weapon and providing illegal ammunition.

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RecordNET

911 Briefs -- Published Aug. 5, 2014

A truck driver was injured and grapes were spilled on the roadway Thursday in a collision that forced authorities to close the connector ramp from the Crosstown Freeway to southbound Highway 99, the California Highway Patrol said. Nicolas Orozco, 60, of Calexico was traveling east on the Crosstown Freeway to Highway 99 about 9:10 a.m. when his 1990 Freightliner rear-ended a 2012 Peterbuilt driven by Erika Smith, 45, of Elk Grove, who had slowed for traffic ahead, officers said.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Soccer America

Kings part-owner takes lead in Sacramento bid

"Early on, I admired Republic FC's success and efforts to galvanize this region," said Nagle, co-founder of pharmaceutical benefits giant Envision RX, in a statement. "Its bid for MLS is not only about sports, but also a shared vision for Sacramento.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

a Look Ahead: Sacramento's auto-selling industry

Between April 2008 and June 2009, more than a dozen area dealerships closed doors, creating hundreds of job losses, millions in lost sales tax revenue and millions more in evaporated advertising dollars. Today, things are much improved, but local auto executives say they've had to change with the times: stocking more hybrid and electric vehicles, hiring more tech-savvy salespersons and technicians, and strongly emphasizing customer service in a competitive marketplace.

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