About Us


Elk Grove News

The Elk Grove Tribune is an Elk Grove news site which portrays local and community news, community events, and supports local businesses. Our Elk Grove news content comes from local authors throughout the community. We are not a one-man blog with one-person's opinions.

We are your community Elk Grove news site. Of, by, and for Elk Grove!


Meet the Team

The Elk Grove Tribune Staff Writers, Contributing Writers, Photographers and Videographers are Elk Grove residents and part of the fabric of our great community. We are Elk Grove News!

Dr. Jacqueline Cheung

Community, News, Food, Parenting, & Adoption

Dr. Jacqueline "Jax" Cheung, DrPH, MBA, is our Editor-In-Chief. Jax is also the owner of the awarding winning Jax Chronicles Blog & Adoption Ministry. She enjoys freelancing for Sacramento4Kids and many other publications. She was voted Sacramento Area A-List Best Local Blogger 2014, 2015, 2017 & 2018 and Best of Elk Grove Best Blogger 2016 & 2017. In 2019 Jax was recognized for Outstanding Service & Dedication to Elk Grove and also received an Award of Recognition from the California State Senate. Jax lives in Elk Grove with her husband and 2 daughters. To follow Jax's journey please like her Jax Chronicles Facebook, follow her Instagram @jaxchronicles, follow her Twitter @jaxchronicles, or check out Jax Chronicles Blog & Adoption Ministry.


Dr. Sunny Le

News & Events Editor
Community, News, Events, & Business

Dr. Sunny Le is our News & Events Editor and has a passion for community engagement and helping the community grow. He is your local expert on what's happening in Elk Grove. His articles focus on community, events, local news, and local businesses to provide an entertaining read.


Chris Lodgson

Staff Writer
Community, News, & Food

Chris Lodgson is a researcher and regulatory analyst at a legal information company, where he creates and delivers legal content on current issues on a daily basis. Originally from New York City, he's also a local organizer, business owner, and social media-marketer supporting Sacramento County Black-owned businesses.


Sai Vang

Staff Writer
Real Estate, Finance, Community, & Food

Originally from Minnesota, Sai is a local real estate agent in the Sacramento area and resides in Elk Grove. She has a passion helping family get into their dream home one step at a time. Aside from real estate, she is a foodie and loves to cook. Sai shares weekly recipe on her real estate page for all her followers. Have questions about either real estate or food? Be sure to reach out to her.


Shing Long

Staff Writer
Community, News, & Food

Shing Long is the currently a Relationship Coach with Relationship Hero, providing coaching services for those who struggle in maintaining or rekindling connections with loved ones. She enjoys seeing what each community has to offer and likes sharing her discoveries with others so they have the opportunity to fall equally in love with their surrounding. In her spare time, Shing enjoys photography, telling cheesy jokes, and spontaneous road trips.


Tillie Fong

Staff Writer
Community, News, & Food

Tillie is a recovering news junkie and real life Lady Bird. She is a former staff writer for Rocky Mountain News in Colorado, and former on-call reporter for The Sacramento BeeTillie enjoys freelancing for many different publications.


Roshá Hester

Staff Writer
News, Community, & Food

Originally from Ohio, Roshá, a graduate of Ohio State University, has worked in higher education for over 15 years. As a new California resident and nature lover, Roshá enjoys road-trips and exploring NorCal with her family.

Jeff Bravo

Staff Photographer & Videographer

Raised in the Sacramento, Jeff Bravo has grown to love the Sacramento/Elk Grove area over the years. He is always seeking opportunities to capture our beautiful region through both the art of video and photography. He has a passion for capturing moments and creating lasting memories — striving to prove that maybe pictures are worth more than just a thousand words.

Monica Fitzpatrick

Contributing Staff Writer
Community, News, & Food

Monica Fitzpatrick, MA enjoys combining her love for writing and passion for mental health to not only inspire but activate movement in others. Drinking copious amounts of coffee, writing to her hearts content and speaking life are just a few of the many things that keep her world going round.


Dr. Kenneth Cheung

Contributing Staff Writer

Health, Medicine, Neurology, & Sports Injuries

Dr. Kenneth Cheung is a licensed Neurologist/Sports Neurologist with Dignity Health. He specializes in traumatic brain injuries, is excellent at  diagnosing strokes, and has a profound interest in preventative health and public safety in youth and professional sports.


Chris Fry

Contributing Staff Writer
Legal News & Laws

Chris Fry, esq. is a civil litigation attorney based in Sacramento, CA where he runs Fry Law Corporation with a focus on personal injury, auto accidents, foreclosure and civil litigation.

Lu Vue

Content Editor & Social Media Director
Community, News, Events, & Food

Lu Vue is our Content Editor & Social Media Director. Lu is also a teacher and writer. She taught English and writing in the inner city for most of her educational career and expresses her creativity through writing. She is passionate about students and people and telling their stories with wit and authenticity. She blogs and writes poetry and creative stories at www.sowitcrazedpoet.com. Follow her on Instagram @thecrazedpoet for creative updates.

Mia K. Lam

Marketing Consultant & Staff Writer
Community, News, Food & Parenting

Mia K. Lam is our Marketing Consultant & Staff Writer and comes to us with a diverse background. She is an entrepreneur and owner of multiple businesses including Crab City and ML Marketing Agency. With over 15+ years of television and digital marketing experience, Mia is able to work closely with local businesses and the community.


Joshua Perry

Staff Photographer & Videographer

Joshua Perry is a passionate story teller. His time at Art Center College of Design enabled him to use his interests in photography, videography and graphic design to communicate on various digital mediass. He hopes to continue to expand his local community church by serving with his talents and others around him.


Michelle Silveira

Staff Writer
Community, News, Food & Parenting

Michelle is an American television actress from Hollywood contracted with Disney and Warner Bros. Studios who is known for her comedic roles in many television shows including The Steve Harvey Show, Step by Step and Living Single. She holds a bachelor’s degree from SFSU in Psychology and Drama. Michelle has a passion for film, television, world travel, history and culture. She is an avid reader and an inspiring movie buff with a keen sense of fashion and food along with a deep love for animals, people and life.


Rachel Lee

Staff Writer
News, Community, & Food

Rachel Lee is a two-time published author of the books Happily Ever Afterlife and Home. She is also a podcaster, paralegal, dance instructor, and passionate Elk Grove City resident. When she is not attending fun Elk Grove events, you can usually find her at home watching history documentaries, catching up on true crime podcasts, or diving into a good book.


Jennifer Ip

Staff Writer
News, Community, & Food

Jennifer Ip is a writer and small business owner in Elk Grove. She and her husband run a dog walking business together, and she also holds a Bachelor's degree in English. She has four years of publishing experience in different areas of writing: education, marketing, and blogging. Jennifer loves a good book, homemade food, and cuddling up with her dogs.

Maria Kang

Contributing Staff Writer
Health, Fitness, & Self-Care

No Excuse Mom Elk Grove is a free fit mom community created in 2009. They host weekly workouts, plan social events, and prioritize the importance of self-care, friendship, and fitness.

Joe Blankenship

Contributing Staff Writer
Real Estate, Finance, & Community

Joe has spent the last 21 years in the Finance & Real Estate field, helping families turn houses into homes of life, laughter, and love. Real world expertise, combined with real life results, come together in his writing to help families build Real Wealth.


Huyen Ngo

Contributing Staff Writer
Finance & Community

Huyen has a passion for Financial Education and is a Campaigner to help the working class, particularly families. She has a ton of tips on financial planning and managing your family's finances. Got a finance question? Just ask Huyen!

Dhaval Shah is our Sports Writer. He keeps us informed about local sports games and activities.

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