State Superintendent Tom Torlakson visited Adreani Elementary School in Elk Grove, to recognize students, teacher and staff. “Eighty-six percent of them meet or exceed the standards of English language arts. That’s just phenomenal. And in mathematics, 81 percent. And this is double the state proficiency rate,” Torlakson said. So what’s […]
Elk Grove Unified Board President Bobbie Singh-Allen is co-hosting the Fourth Annual “Stand Up Speak Out!” Youth Rally with other Elk Grove, Sacramento and California State lawmakers and community leaders to advocate against bullying. It will be held on the North Steps of the California State Capitol, 1100 L Street, Sacramento, […]
Seven candidates are vying to become the next Mayor of the City of Elk Grove. Recently the League of Women Voters held a candidate forum and five of the candidates participated. You can view the forum here.
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. National Prescription […]
The Elk Grove Unified School District is pursuing its first school bond measure to repair and modernize older schools – and possibly build new ones. Measure M would sell $450 million in bonds. The local measure would provide a share of the $1.7 billion the Elk Grove district says it […]
Over 80 pounds of pumpkin pie was devoured in 8 minutes during the third Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie-Eating Championship on Sunday, October 2. Eleven competitors took the Festival Main Stage on Sunday afternoon, including nine professional eaters as well as Laguna Creek High School football coach […]
Pumpkin and produce growers from all over California gathered in Elk Grove Regional Park on Saturday, Oct. 1 to participate in the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival’s weigh-off. Russ Pugh, of Santa Rosa, took first place with a pumpkin weighing in at 1,944.5 pounds. His enormous gourd earned him a […]
The City of Elk Grove offers a customer program called Ask Elk Grove. The app and website connect Elk Grove residents directly to specialty-trained customer services representatives that are at the ready to assist with non-emergency requests. A few examples of these requests could be potholes that need repair, mattresses […]