Author: Chris Lodgson

Cosumnes Firefighter Albaro “Al” Meraz Mourned After Fatal Crash
News & Crime Watch

Cosumnes Firefighter Albaro “Al” Meraz Mourned After Fatal Crash

“Cosumnes Fire is saddened to share the tragic news that firefighter Albaro “Al” Meraz was killed today in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 99 near Sheldon Road while off-duty.” Read the full statement from Cosumnes Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin: https://t.co/hWy3uaFeEX pic.twitter.com/Da9kTeq5no — Cosumnes Fire Dept. (@CosumnesFire) December 23, 2018 Firefighter […]

Camp Fire Now 100 Percent Contained
News & Crime Watch

Camp Fire Now 100 Percent Contained

The worst wildfire in California history is now 100 percent contained. Fire officials said on Sunday the two week old wildfire known as the Camp Fire is now under control.  The blaze is responsible for major damage, destruction and discomfort in much of northern California, including the Sacramento region. The […]

Elk Grove Families Demand Action As School Board Approves Race & Equity Policy Updates
Community & Events

Elk Grove Families Demand Action As School Board Approves Race & Equity Policy Updates

Tensions were high on Tuesday night as tempers flared during the Elk Grove Unified School District Board bi-weekly meeting. Community members and advocates, as well as families demanded action and accountability around racial issues plaguing Elk Grove schools. An almost all-Black lineup of parents and students directed strong criticisms at the […]