Articles by: Citrus Heights Sentinel

A tree that partially uprooted tree and fell during January storms last week near Sylvan Oaks Library could still be seen laying on the ground on Jan. 17. // CH Sentinel

Local arborist: 6 warning signs your tree could uproot, fall in a storm

Several years of drought coupled with recent heavy rainfall and winds have left dead trees, saturated ground, and ripe conditions for trees to fall in storms.

Karl Carlson, of Carlson’s Tree Care in Citrus Heights, called last week’s rainfall “the busiest storm damage week in the last four years” and said his company has been busy this year with an increase in dead trees falling…

by · January 18, 2017 · Community
Owner Vong "Dee" Cheak stands outside her donut shop on Sunrise Boulevard, where a new coffee drive-thru is poised to set up shop next to her. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights News Briefs: coffee conflict, police pursuit, Frost, sewage rates

Latest local news briefs include concerns over a new coffee drive-thru locating next to a donut shop, a Citrus Heights man being sought by Bay Area authorities, former mayor and councilwoman Sue Frost being sworn in as county supervisor, and details on another proposed rate increase for sewer-sanitation charges.

New coffee drive-thru approved on Sunrise; donut shop owner unhappy–
A proposed new Human Bean drive-thru coffee kiosk on Sunrise Boulevard near Old Auburn Road received unanimous planning commission approval on Jan. 11, giving the green light for work to begin on the project. Although…

by · January 15, 2017 · Business, Community
An architectural rendering of a new care facility in Citrus Heights was presented to the planning commission on Jan. 11.

Images: SummerPlace Living project in Citrus Heights

See architectural renderings and a site plan of the new SummerPlace care facility in Citrus Heights, as presented to the planning commission on Jan. 11, 2017

by · January 14, 2017 · Business
An architectural rendering of a new care facility in Citrus Heights was presented to the planning commission on Jan. 11.

This new 74000 sq ft facility is coming soon to Citrus Heights

Nearly a decade after receiving necessary permits from the city, construction work on a vacant 4.5-acre lot on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights is expected to finally move forward this year.

The 93-bed SummerPlace assisted living and memory care facility planned for 8220 Sunrise Blvd., located near the northern border of the city, originally received approval from the planning commission in 2008 — but the lot has continued to sit vacant for the past nine years…

by · January 14, 2017 · Business
Council chambers in Citrus Heights were packed with a standing-room-only crowd Thursday night for the city's 20th birthday kick-off celebration. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights kicks off city’s 20th birthday with reception, review

Council chambers in Citrus Heights were packed with a standing-room-only crowd Thursday night for the city’s 20th anniversary kick-off celebration.

The evening began with a half-hour reception at city hall, complete with balloons, cake, and refreshments, followed by formal recognition of the city’s milestone anniversary during the regularly scheduled council meeting the same evening…

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan. 5-11th

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan. 5-11th

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct link to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Jan. 5 through Jan. 11, 2017:

by · January 12, 2017 · carousel, Police Logs
Several inches of water build up around a drain behind a church on Mariposa Avenue, Tuesday. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights: storm results in fallen trees, collisions & minor flooding

Winter storms from a pair of “atmospheric rivers” brought gusts of high winds and over five inches of rain to the Sacramento area this week, resulting in several trees falling onto Citrus Heights roadways, an increase in vehicle collisions, and minor flooding on some local streets.

Police Lt. Jason Russo said the city faced “pretty mild” storm conditions compared to some parts of the county that saw evacuations and several feet of flooding, but he confirmed at least three fallen trees temporarily blocked streets in Citrus Heights this week…

by · January 11, 2017 · Community
CHPD: Juvenile suspects arrested after two robberies at gunpoint

CHPD: Juvenile suspects arrested after two robberies at gunpoint

Citrus Heights police announced the arrest of several juveniles on Tuesday afternoon, following reported robberies of both a pizza delivery driver and another victim at gunpoint.

In a news release, Lt. Jason Russo said police responded to a robbery occurring near Fesler Court around 8 p.m. on Monday, involving a pizza delivery driver. The court is located about a half-mile away from the intersection of Antelope Road…

by · January 10, 2017 · Police
Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 29 – Jan. 4, 2017

Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 29 – Jan. 4, 2017

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct link to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Dec. 29, 2016 through Jan. 4, 2017:

by · January 7, 2017 · Police Logs
A still image from video surveillance at a Citrus Heights residence appears to show a package theft suspect looking straight into the camera. // Courtesy, Ring.com

Citrus Heights News Briefs: theft, babies, dancing, hearings, little league

Latest local news briefs include another package theft suspect caught on camera, a Citrus Heights couple ringing in the new year with the first birth of the region, local ballroom dancing, little league registration, and several upcoming hearings on development projects in the city.

Citrus Heights couple welcomes new year with first baby in region–
At 12:26 a.m. on Jan. 1, a Citrus Heights couple became the first to welcome a newborn in the Sacramento region, according to…

by · January 7, 2017 · Community
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