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Opening date finally set for new Crepes & Burgers restaurant

The long-awaited Crepes & Burgers restaurant on Auburn Boulevard will finally be opening its doors for business at the end of this month. "We are super excited because we are finally ready to open this Jan. 30, 2017," a post on the restaurant's Facebook page announced Monday. The new eatery will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with menu options including...

Outdated strip mall on Sunrise Blvd undergoing major face-lift

Updated Jan. 26, 8:54 a.m.-- Construction is currently underway to renovate a strip mall at the corner of Alta Sunrise Drive and Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights, preparing the way for several new restaurants and retail shops. The project's architect, Mark Marvelli of Stafford King Wiese Architects, said the building is being "significantly remodeled" and will take approximately five to six months to complete the project...

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...

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...

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