When Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order directed all residents wear a face covering when outdoors on June 18, Citrus Heights Police Chief Ron Lawrence was quoted saying, “The Citrus Heights Police Department will not be criminally enforcing the Governor’s Health Order requiring the use of face coverings or masks.”
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By Dr. Christine Braid–
Maintaining social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult, as isolation can breed fear and depression. As a result, the nature of healthcare delivery is shifting and virtual visits with physicians are playing a more critical role than ever.
Comments submitted by members of the public for the Citrus Heights City Council’s May 28 meeting addressed a range of topics, including marijuana sales, whether planning commissioners should be allowed to speak to media, and homelessness.
Guest opinion by County Supervisor Sue Frost–
Last week, the Sacramento Transportation Authority voted to approve an expenditure plan for a local half-percent sales tax increase across Sacramento County (including Citrus Heights) by a vote of 11-5 that will very likely go on the ballot in November. I voted “no” for four main reasons, and want to take this opportunity to explain what they are.
Guest submission by Ted Costa–
In the early 1950’s, when Folsom Dam was being built, it became necessary to build a treatment plant to serve eastern Sacramento with American River water. The Legislature then formed the first Community Services District — the San Juan Water District – to succeed and replace the North Fork Ditch Company, which had provided water supplies to the area for the prior 100 years.
Guest Opinion by David Warren–
Data from the Sacramento County Public Health department shows the number of deaths associated with COVID-19 is among the highest in Citrus Heights, only surpassed by the City and County of Sacramento.
To the protesters against public health restrictions: You object to the stay-at-home, social distance, business curtailment measures and public event cancellations as infringements on your liberty.