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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...

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...

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

Proposed 93-bed assisted living facility gains final extension from city

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...

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.

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...

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...

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