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The Civic Minute: what’s happening at Citrus Heights City Hall?

Sentinel staff report– Citrus Heights City Council members will meet Thursday evening to consider changes to several fees, as well as vote on mid-year amendments to the city’s budget and…

Citrus Heights eyes changing standard days for council meetings

Sentinel staff report– During the Citrus Heights City Council’s meeting earlier this month, a proposal was brought forward to get public input on potentially changing the city’s traditional Thursday nights…

Citrus Heights to consider adding late fee for rental housing inspection

Sentinel staff report– The Citrus Heights City Council on Thursday will consider a staff recommendation to add a late fee associated with its Rental Housing Inspection Program, which launched in…

Have you seen the city’s new map showing cleanup in Citrus Heights?

Sentinel staff report– One of the city’s newest interactive mapping tools for tracking beautification efforts including blight cleanup and other service requests around Citrus Heights is available for the public…

On the Issues: Moe Sarama, Candidate for Board of Education

What are your top 2-3 priorities for improving education in Sacramento County, and…

On the Issues: Linda Christopher-DeWilde, Candidate for Board of Education

What are your top 2-3 priorities for improving education in Sacramento County, and…

On the Issues: Jay Martinez, Candidate for Board of Education

What are your top 2-3 priorities for improving education in Sacramento County, and…

On the Issues: Vanessa Caigoy, Candidate for Board of Education

What are your top 2-3 priorities for improving education in Sacramento County…

Citrus Heights seeks input from residents on cannabis dispensaries, tax

By Phillip Pesola– The Citrus Heights City Council is seeking feedback from residents as it moves forward with consideration of allowing cannabis dispensaries within the city…

Citrus Heights Walgreens store to permanently close

Sentinel staff report– One of the three Walgreens store locations in Citrus Heights will be permanently closing its doors on Feb. 20, 2024…

More Letters: Cannabis tax, firefighters, sound walls

Latest letters from Citrus Heights Sentinel readers include comments defending the firefighter fundraiser at Sunrise/Greenback, and sharing various perspectives on sound walls and a potential cannabis tax…

2024 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: Feb. 8-14

Latest local police logs include a stolen vehicle arrest on Valentine’s Day, along with a report of an assault near a fitness center and a homeless camp call ending with…

Residents invited to 2024 potluck at Citrus Heights Community Center

Sentinel staff report– The Residents’ Empowerment Association of Citrus Heights is set to host a “Celebrate Spring” potluck event next month, aiming to bolster community spirit…

Who’s running for Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, District 4?

By Phillip Pesola– Candidates vying to take the seat of outgoing Supervisor Sue Frost on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors faced off at a recent forum, sharing with voters…

Housing market shows signs of ‘waking up’ for spring

By Mike Hazlip– The regional housing market is showing some positive signs after months of little movement, according to an area real estate appraiser…

Metro Fire helmet camera shows video of Citrus Heights garage fire

Sentinel staff report– A plume of smoke could be seen for miles around Citrus Heights on Monday afternoon, as fire crews responded to a garage fire near Mesa Verde High…

Guest Column: Prop 1. A tale of more empty promises?

By Supervisor Sue Frost– As we navigate through the heart of election season, with ballots distributed and, I hope, making their way to the Election’s Office, we stand on the…

Citrus Heights PD to deploy extra patrols during Super Bowl Weekend

Sentinel staff report– In advance of Super Bowl LVIII, the Citrus Heights Police Department said it has launched a safety initiative to curb impaired driving — urging football fans to…

Neighbors pitch in to help clear fallen tree in Citrus Heights

By Sara Beth Williams– During the high winds on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 4, Carolyn and Joaquin Varela’s tree fell across Rollingwood Boulevard, blocking traffic, and impacting properties both…

Outgoing Citrus Heights Chamber director praised for ‘bang-up job’

By Sara Beth Williams– The City Council on Thursday recognized former Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Diane Ebbitt-Riehle for her service to the community…

Citrus Heights council issues proclamation for Black History Month

By Sara Beth Williams– The Citrus Heights City Council issued a proclamation on Thursday recognizing the month of February as Black History Month…

2024 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: Feb. 1-7

Latest local police logs include several stolen vehicles being recovered outside the city limits, multiple arrests, and more. A summary of the most recent seven police logs in February are…

Citrus Heights Letters: firefighters, marijuana, alcohol

Latest letters from Citrus Heights Sentinel readers comment on the city’s reconsideration of its cannabis ordinance as well as criticize firefighters being allowed to collect donations in the streets…

Citrus Heights Dollar Tree boarded up after roof collapse

Sentinel staff report– The Dollar Tree store at 7000 Sunrise Blvd. is now completely boarded up, after a roof collapse early Monday forced the store to close…

City of Citrus Heights reports surge in calls during storm

Sentinel staff report– A report on the amount of damage from the latest storm in Citrus Heights is now available, with the city reporting that its General Services Department received…