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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Oct. 25-31)

Highlights of events happening in Citrus Heights this week include a fall carnival at Sunrise Mall, several water district Q-and-A presentations, and a variety of Halloween-related activities. Here’s what’s on schedule:

MONDAY, Oct. 26 — Neighborhood meeting. Officials with the Citrus Heights Water District are scheduled to give a presentation and answer questions about the District’s proposed water rate increase, during…

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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Oct. 22-24

News highlights from the past week include Citrus Heights council members officially proclaiming “We Support Our Police Week,” a community “Howl ‘O Ween” parade along Auburn Boulevard, and Citrus Heights police aiding in the recovery of stolen property.

Oct. 22: Police honored during council meeting.

The Citrus Heights Police Department received praise from residents, businesses, and community leaders…

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Citrus Heights Water District, rate increase

Proposed water rate increase would affect most Citrus Heights residents

A public hearing at the Rusch Park Community Center has been set for Nov. 17, in light of a proposed water rate increase that would affect most Citrus Heights water users.

In a recent mailer to customers, the Citrus Heights Water District said the rate increase is necessary to replace old water mains, continue development of its groundwater well system, and to begin replacing older water meters with ones able to provide “timely water use data to customers.” If approved, water rates would rise about…

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We support our police week, citrus heights effort

‘Police Week’ underway in Citrus Heights to support local PD

Aimed to combat negative sentiments toward law enforcement in national news, a local police charity has kicked off a week-long “We Support Our Police” campaign in Citrus Heights — gaining visible support from a number of area businesses and residents this week.

The week-long effort continues from Oct. 18 to 24 and is sponsored by the nonprofit Citrus Heights Police Activities League (PAL), which is selling large signs and blue ribbon lapels…

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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Oct. 19-24)

Events around Citrus Heights this week include a “Howl-O-Ween” parade, fall family festival, a “Make a Difference Day,” and more. Here’s what’s happening:

ALL WEEK:
Veterans art display. Continuing all week — and through Nov. 11 — a gallery of veterans art previously on display at the Pentagon in Washington D.C. will be on display in Citrus Heights. The free display can be viewed…

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Half Moon Bay pumpkin contest

Citrus Heights 1,800-lb pumpkin wins biggest-in-state prize

A brother-sister team from Citrus Heights was recognized this week in a world championship weigh-off for growing the largest California pumpkin entered this year, with the massive gourd requiring a forklift and special harness to be placed on the 5-ton industrial scale.

Ron and Karen Root entered their 1,806-pound pumpkin in the 42nd Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay on Monday, winning a $1,000 prize for…

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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Oct. 12-17)

A busy weekend is ahead for Citrus Heights event-goers this week, with upcoming events including a “Brews & Boos” concert, craft fair, art displays and more. Here’s what’s happening:

MONDAY, Oct. 12 –
Columbus Day. Post offices will be closed in observance of the federal holiday, although City offices will be open, according to the City’s online…

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Citrus Heights water use, drought. Citrus Heights Sentinel

Citrus Heights Water District: customers reduced use by 40%

Updated Oct. 8, 4:43 p.m.–
Citrus Heights water users have succeeded in beating state-mandated conservation goals through the hot summer months, reporting an average 40 percent drop in water consumption for June, July and August.

“We’re exceeding our goal, so we’re pleased,” said Hilary Straus, assistant general manager for the Citrus Heights Water District. “We just thank our customers and…

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