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A group of about 40 residents and business owners gathered at city hall Wednesday night to discuss strategy for opposing a proposed ARCO gas station at Sunrise Blvd. and Sungarden Dr. // CH Sentinel

Residents organize, gather signatures to oppose new ARCO on Sunrise Blvd

About 40 residents and business owners gathered in the community room at city hall Wednesday night to discuss strategy for opposing a proposal to build an ARCO gas station and convenience store at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive in Citrus Heights.

The proposal was submitted by Barghausen Consulting three months ago and resulted in enough vocal opposition and questions that the mayor previously called a special community meeting in…

by · January 21, 2017 · Business, Community
A boarded up door and front window are still left as indicators of a break-in at Once Upon a Child in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Windows smashed at kids used clothing store; gumball machine stolen

Owners of Once Upon a Child in Citrus Heights received an unwanted visit last week when their store’s front windows were shattered and a gumball machine filled with change was stolen.

Maxa Roe, who owns the children’s used toy and clothing store in the Citrus Town Center along with her husband Mike, told The Sentinel in a phone interview that her store was broken into before dawn on Jan. 10…

by · January 21, 2017 · Business, Police
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
A computer rendering of the new three-story medical office building on Greenback Lane, approved by Citrus Heights council members on March 26.

Images: new Dignity Health medical office building on Greenback Ln

See a computer rendering of the new three-story medical office building on Greenback Lane, approved by Citrus Heights council members on March 26, 2015.

by · January 5, 2017 · Business
The old Kmart on Auburn Boulevard closed down in 2016, with two new businesses set to take over in 2017.

Here’s what’s coming to the old Kmart lot in Citrus Heights

The old Kmart store on Auburn Boulevard is expected to undergo a facelift this year to accommodate both a discount retailer and a massive indoor trampoline arena in the 90,000-square-feet building.

Once listed in city documents as a potential spot for a new hotel in Citrus Heights, City Senior Planner Casey Kempenaar told The Sentinel the location on the northern border of the city is now in process to become a new Big Lots store and a Rebounderz arena…

Crepes & Burgers, a new restaurant on Auburn Bouleveard, has been delayed again in opening. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights News Briefs: SJHS theft, Crepes & Burgers, stolen truck recovered

Latest local news briefs include an update on the new Crepes & Burgers restaurant on Auburn Boulevard, a $30,000 Christmas Eve theft at San Juan High School, technology aiding in the recovery of a local stolen vehicle, and latest news on Beer Dogs’ plans for expansion.

Up to $30k in equipment stolen from San Juan High School on Christmas Eve–
San Juan High School received an unexpected visit on Christmas Eve, when thousands of dollars of equipment were stolen from the school’s auto shop…

by · December 31, 2016 · Business, Community
Two employees place a lunch order on opening day at the new Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches shop in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

New sandwich shop opens in Citrus Heights; promises ‘freaky fast’ orders

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches opened a new franchise location in Citrus Heights on Tuesday, taking up one of the remaining spots in the new shopping center at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue.

The restaurant chain is known for its speedy ordering and delivery, fresh-baked bread that’s made every four hours, and preservative-free meats with no artificial ingredients. Menu selections include the 8-inch “Hunter’s Club,” which…

by · December 14, 2016 · Business
Louise Hansen-Cordray, owner of Java Cherry in Citrus Heights, chats with a customer after serving up a cup of coffee.

Java Cherry: neighborhood coffee house offers unique appeal in Citrus Heights

It’s a cozy location, backset just far enough from a busy intersection in Citrus Heights that many people still don’t notice it while driving by. But this year, Java Cherry celebrated four years in business, having gained a growing and intensely loyal following of local coffee drinkers…

by · December 10, 2016 · Business
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