Latest local news briefs include an update in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Mesa Verde High School student, a collision shutting down the Antelope Road on-ramp, and a duplex catching fire near Old Auburn Road.
Submitted by Bonnie Holder– Ronnie Cardell, a longtime resident of Citrus Heights, died on April 19, 2022 at Arbor Nursing Center in Lodi after a long illness. Ronnie was born on July 14, 1958 to Dock Shelton Cardell and Loretta Mae Cardell at the Old Roseville Hospital. Ronnie is survived[Read More…]
By Mike Hazlip— Three seconds could have made the difference between life and death for Ben Gibson, says homeless advocate Alfred Sanchez. Gibson was killed after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Greenback Lane on April 13, 2022 at about 5:30 p.m. police say. Sanchez says the westbound lanes[Read More…]
Latest local news briefs include a power outage affecting over one thousand residents in Citrus Heights, the passing of a 60-year resident, and criticism of a new county sales tax proposal.
Latest local news briefs include an update in Monday’s shootout on Birdcage Lane, a new plan to improve Citrus Heights, and an obituary for a longtime resident.
Latest letters from Citrus Heights Sentinel readers include discussion about traffic associated with development proposed on Auburn Boulevard, and thoughts on the benefits of recreational marijuana sales. Third lane onto I-80 may be needed with development [RE: Proposal seeks to demolish liquor store to build new Starbucks in Citrus Heights;[Read More…]
By Mike Hazlip— For decades, a stone memorial has stood silently in Rusch Park, with a bronze plaque bearing the names of 272 Citrus Heights residents. Documents provided to The Sentinel by Citrus Heights Historical Society President Larry Fritz show the monument was originally completed in 1948, just a few[Read More…]
By Michael Bullington– At cemeteries in Citrus Heights and across our country, the last Monday in May is set aside to commemorate those men and women who lost their lives in service to our country in all past conflicts. It began as Decoration Day in 1868, as a tribute to[Read More…]