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Settlement reached in lawsuit against new city hall & MOB project

A settlement agreement has been reached in a lawsuit between a resident group and the City of Citrus Heights, nearly a year after council members unanimously approved a controversial plan to move city hall and construct a three-story medical office building (MOB) in its place on Greenback Lane. The lawsuit, filed last April by a resident group known as Preserve Our Civic Center (POCC), alleged the project did not comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and sought to put a halt on both the new city hall and MOB until alleged violations were...

Prominent gateway arch, signal proposed for Auburn Blvd

A new gateway arch and signal light on Auburn Boulevard has been proposed by City staff to welcome drivers and pedestrians to the city and help define the border between Roseville and Citrus Heights. The proposed location is in front of the Kmart and Smart & Final shopping center on Auburn Boulevard, between California Burger and Wells Fargo, according to Citrus Heights Development Specialist Devon Rodriguez...

Dos Coyotes to open new Citrus Heights restaurant

Updated Feb. 11, 3:30 p.m.-- Plans to bring a fresh dose of Santa Fe-style food to Citrus Heights are currently underway, with owner Bobby Coyote confirming his Davis-based Dos Coyotes Border Cafe will open up a new location on Sunrise Boulevard. The small, local chain is known for its southwestern food, "humongous salads," and seasonal farm-to-fork specials. Coyote said the new "border cafe" will be located next to Nation's Giant Hamburgers on Sunrise...

New Citrus Heights shopping plaza to now open in May

The new 5.7-acre shopping center under construction at Madison Avenue and Sunrise Boulevard is now set to open in May 2016 rather than January, according to the broker group hired to lease the property. According to broker Andrea Stirling with The Edwards Company, the plaza's new Smart & Final Extra store is scheduled for a May opening date, with four restaurants and others soon to follow. New restaurants will include...

Voting underway to select ‘Best of Citrus Heights’ businesses

Kicking off Jan. 11 and continuing through Feb. 15, 2016, Citrus Heights consumers can cast votes online for local businesses they think deserve to win the “Best of Citrus Heights” annual award from the local Chamber of Commerce. To vote in the competition, only an email address is required, enabling voters to then select their choice for best business in up to 41 different categories this year. Choices range from...

Community to vote online for ‘Best of Citrus Heights’ businesses

Citrus Heights consumers will have an opportunity to cast online votes for local businesses they think deserve to win the “Best of Citrus Heights” annual award from the local Chamber of Commerce, with voting set to begin Jan. 11 and continue through mid-February of 2016. Although the voting website, BestofCitrusHeights.org, was still in test mode and had limited information posted as of Jan. 6, a side column on the site says the...

Citrus Heights Applebee’s opens Dec. 23, raises $1,941 for charity

Updated Dec. 27, 2:04 a.m.-- A new Citrus Heights Applebee's restaurant in front of the Auburn Boulevard Costco store opened its doors to the general public for the first time on Wednesday with 806 diners served, according to a company spokesperson. An invitation-only fundraiser held the day prior to the official opening resulted in $1,941 being raised for a childhood cancer research foundation, according to an Applebee's news release issued Wednesday. Marketing Coordinator Donna Malmlov said select diners were invited to come try out the menu "on the house" Tuesday, with a suggested $5 donation at the door to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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