Sentinel staff report–
The Citrus Heights Police Department announced the death of one of its former police dogs on Tuesday night, posting a photo of the K9 on social media along with a statement from the city’s police chief.
“Bruno kept many of our officers safe during the years, aided in numerous arrests throughout the region, and provided outstanding service to our community,” wrote Chief Ron Lawrence on the department’s official social media pages.
Responses from community members flooded in on Facebook within several hours of the announcement, with comments offering condolences along with several hundred “sad face” reactions and shares on the post.
“Thank you for your service [Bruno]… may you cross the rainbow bridge in peace knowing you did you job! RIP to his family and officers with LEO he assisted. Rest in peace good pup,” wrote one commenter. Another said “we are forever grateful for your service.”
A new fast-casual pizza restaurant is now open at the newly remodeled Alta Sunrise retail center in Citrus Heights, serving up custom 11-inch pizzas and offering a wide selection of beer and ciders on 20 taps.
Located at at 5450 Sunrise Blvd., a block away from the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue, the new PizzaRev features a “craft your own” pizza assembly process that allows diners to select from over 30 different toppings to customize their personal-size 11-inch pizzas, which are made in front of them and then baked in a 900-degree stone-bed oven in “under three minutes.”
Prices for a typical pizza run $8.99, with “double dough” or gluten-free options available for $1.50 more. Toppings range from various cheeses and meats, along with sun dried tomatoes, pineapple, basil, and artichoke hearts. A pesto sauce is also one of several finishing sauces offered to top off the meal.
Another feature of the restaurant is its self-pour beer and cider on tap, which allows diners to pour and pay by the ounce with a…
City leaders are slated to hold a public hearing during tonight’s council meeting regarding an appeal filed against a recently approved 42-unit townhouse project near Sylvan Corners. The council will also hold a study session regarding a proposed Rental Housing Inspection Unit and will consider approving agreements related to several multi-million dollar infrastructure projects, including a $7 million “Electric Greenway” project.
Here’s a brief summary of what’s on schedule for the council’s April 12 meeting, followed by vote highlights from the most recent council meeting:
$1.8M project. Staff recommend the council approve an agreement with Caltrans related to Phase 3 of the “Mariposa Avenue Safe Routes to School” project, as part of a grant authorization process. According to a staff report, the $1.8 million project will provide “a continuous pedestrian/bicycle infrastructure between Skycrest Elementary and San Juan High schools and along Farmgate Avenue linking the schools to each other and to the neighborhoods to the east. It will…
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