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Fire Truck from Citrus Heights' Engine 21

Firemen Reach Out with Kid-Friendly Truck Tour, Safety Tips

Firemen from Citrus Heights-based Station 21 were out offering safety tips and a kid-friendly tour of their fire engine at the monthly Birdcage Heights Neighborhood Association meeting, Wednesday night. Inside the cafeteria of Skycrest Elementary, Captain Brian Gonsalves…

‘Hot August Bites’ Brings Cars, Food & Fun to Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights held its first “Hot August Bites” event over the weekend, with classic cars, live music, food trucks and a bounce house for the kids filling up Rusch Park for the evening. The three-hour event delivered on…

National Night Out in Citrus Heights

Neighbors, Police Celebrate National Night Out Across Citrus Heights

With ice cream socials, picnics, barbecues and more, 16 different neighborhoods across Citrus Heights participated in the 31st annual National Night Out yesterday, as part of a country-wide effort to prevent crime by connecting neighbors and building local…

Citrus Heights Water Use Drops 20%, While Statewide Use Rises

According to the Citrus Heights Water District, users cut overall water consumption by 20 percent so far this year and will not see any additional reduction requirements from the District — despite other water suppliers resorting to mandatory…

Campers Choose Citrus Heights ‘Tent City’ Over State Fair

Dozens of tents dotted the grass at Rusch Park this weekend, as the Citrus Heights Community Camp Out kicked off with live music, star-gazing, hot dogs and more, at the annual overnight event. Drawing about 200 sign-ups from…

Community Camp Out to Fill Rusch Park with ‘Tent City’

Called Citrus Heights’ “legitimate tent city,” the annual Community Camp Out plans to take over Rusch Park this weekend with an activity-filled overnight event that promises to be fun for the whole family. “This is an opportunity for…

Residents Celebrate Independence Day Across Citrus Heights

Residents of Citrus Heights exercised their freedom to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday in a variety of ways, from setting off fireworks in the street outside their homes, to barbequing with family, to reading the Declaration of Independence,…

City Celebrates with ‘Red, White & Blue’ Parade

This Saturday, the 15th annual Citrus Heights “Red, White & Blue” Parade will hit the streets of Citrus Heights for a day of celebration and community spirit. Scheduled for 9 a.m. on June 28, the parade will travel…

Citrus Heights Wins ‘Greenprint’ Award from Tree Foundation

The City of Citrus Heights received the 2014 “Growing Greenprint” award from the Sacramento Tree Foundation this month, in recognition of the City’s “noteworthy contributions” toward building a better urban forest. “We are honored to receive the Growing…

Auburn Blvd Night Paving to Close Lanes

If you travel on Auburn Boulevard between 7:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., you may want to consider using another route this week, in light of night paving work that will limit traffic to one lane in each direction.…

Sylvan Memorial Day Ceremony: Freedom Isn’t Free

A large crowd of veterans and community members packed under the gazebo at Sylvan Cemetery today in remembrance of the many Americans who lost their lives in combat since the Revolutionary War began in 1775. “We need to…

Citrus Heights Teams Up with Non-Profits to Offer Free Cat Sterilizations

Citrus Heights residents can now neuter or spay feral cats for free, thanks to a grant from PetSmart Charities that seeks to address cat overpopulation and nuisance problems throughout the city. “This grant and the pilot program affords…