Police car lights, light bar. Citrus Heights Sentinel. Photo by Luke Otterstad

Citrus Heights News Briefs: 80 mph chase, water rates (Nov.17-20)

Updated Nov. 21, 10:12 p.m.–
Citrus Heights had a fairly full schedule over the past week, including a high-speed chase, public hearings, a 14% water rate increase, and arrival of the City’s 30-foot Christmas tree. Here’s a look at what happened:

High-speed chase through Citrus Heights ends in arrests–
A vehicle being pursued by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies Tuesday night blew through several red lights in Citrus Heights and…

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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Nov.15-21)

This week’s local happenings include seven public hearings, a few seasonal events, and a City workshop on improving walkability around Citrus Heights. Here’s what’s on schedule:

MONDAY, Nov. 16–
Holiday Referral Program donation period begins. From Nov. 16 through Dec. 21, the Citrus Heights Police Department will be accepting unwrapped gift donations to help local families who struggled with a hardship…

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Citrus Heights News Briefs: tickets, mall fire, prostitution (Nov.10-13)

Want to know what happened in town the past week? From a local Veterans Day march and ceremony, to an update on efforts to curb prostitution at Citrus Heights massage parlors — here’s a quick summary:

Police: Over 70 citations issued in 4-hour traffic operation — About a dozen motorcycle officers from around the Sacramento region teamed up with the Citrus Heights Police Department’s traffic unit Tuesday, issuing more than 70 citations in four hours…

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Veterans honored during Citrus Heights march, ceremony

Veterans, City leaders, and community members gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony and solemn march around Sylvan Cemetery in Citrus Heights Wednesday, expressing appreciation for those who’ve served in America’s armed forces.

The hour-long event began with a 10:30 a.m. march around the cemetery’s “Avenue of Flags,” led by a pair of Citrus Heights police motorcycles and four-member “Honor Guard,” followed by…

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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Nov.9-15)

Events this week in Citrus Heights include a Veterans Day ceremony, craft and rummage sales, a small business workshop, and more. Here’s some highlights of what’s happening:

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 11 –
Veterans Day ceremony. An annual ceremony to honor veterans will be held at Sylvan Cemetery, beginning with a march around the cemetery’s “Avenue of Flags”

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Citrus Heights police holiday referral program

Holiday police program benefits needy Citrus Heights families

Kicking off the season of giving, the Citrus Heights Police Department announced it is again partnering with the community this year through its annual Holiday Referral Program — a community-involved effort created to help families who experienced a hardship over the past year.

“Our goal is to give [in-need families] a very nice holiday Christmas along with presents and a Christmas meal,” said Police Support Services Manager Sandy…

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