By Mike Hazlip—
A rotating shelter program in Citrus Heights that offers those experiencing homelessness a hot meal and a place to sleep during the coldest and wettest winter months is underway and seeing more new faces this year, organizers say.
Latest local news briefs include an update from the city manager regarding pothole fixes underway, a fundraiser for a driver killed on Auburn Boulevard raising over $8,000, and an obituary of a 74-year-old Citrus Heights resident.
By Kim Davis, Citrus Heights--
I’m glad the City of Citrus Heights has approved bringing back the fireworks show. I’m sad because I know the stress it brings to many both people and animals due to the noise that comes along with the beautiful displays of light.
By Sara Beth Williams--
Events and activities around Citrus Heights this month include a kid-friendly event outside Sunrise Mall, performances of a musical comedy at Theatre in the Heights, a crab feed at the community center and a wellness fair at the Marketplace at Birdcage...
Latest local news briefs include a bill being submitted by Citrus Heights' new state representative that would bar homeless camps near schools and parks, the Chamber receiving a $15,000 grant from the city, a youth employment program being launched by a local nonprofit, and more.
Sentinel staff report–
Discussion of Citrus Heights breaking away from the San Juan Unified School District to form its own district has continued to be brought up in public comments at City Council meetings, with comments being received on both sides of the issue.
Latest local news briefs include outcomes on four significant or controversial votes held by the Citrus Heights City Council on March 23. Votes related to housing on Sayonara Drive, $1 million in business attraction funding, support for SB 316, and a vote to form an education advisory committee.
By Phillip Pesola--
New design standards for residential and mixed-use development along Auburn Boulevard were presented to and unanimously supported by Citrus Heights Planning Commissioners during their meeting on Wednesday.