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Vanilla is Vanilla, or is it?

By: Mrs. Kay, Mrs. Kay’s Sweet Treats There are many types of Vanilla to choose from when you’re at the grocery store. It can be over whelming because after all, aren’t they all the same? You have Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Beans and Vanilla Bean Paste. First it is important to […]

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Elk Grove Turkey Trot

The 8th Annual Elk Grove Turkey Trot is this Thursday – on Thanksgiving. It’s a 5K/10K annual race to benefit Courage House — homes for children rescued out of human trafficking. Hundreds of thousands of girls across the U.S. and around the world need a safe place to call home, […]

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The Long Way Home

By Wanita Zimmerman Coincidence? Divine Intervention? Arizona Highway 89 from Prescott in the middle of the State to the small settlement of Ashfork on Interstate 40 is a desolate area of brush, mesquite, sand and cacti.  The days are quite mild this time of year, but the nights, at an […]

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Elf Jr. The Musical this Weekend

Elf, Jr. The Musical presented by Musical Mayhem Productions is in its last weekend. Only three shows left. Friday Nov 18th 7:00 PM Saturday Nov 19th 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM Tickets only $10.00 available online at or at the door. 54 cast members Ages 8yr to 19yr old. […]

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Hey Elk Grove Let’s Recycle More

Tuesday, November 15 marks America Recycles Day. America is recycling more than ever before, but we can still do better. The current recycling rate is 34%. For America Recycles Day, take the pledge to learn what materials are collected for recycling in Elk Grove, reduce your waste and recycle more, […]

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Is the Outlet Mall’s Future in Jeopardy?

With the clock ticking, Stand Up California and an unknown funding source, are paying professional signature gatherers to repeal the action take by the Elk Grove City Council on October 26th to amend the Town Center Development Agreement. The action essentially removed any encumbrances on the land and freed it up to […]