An emergency blood drive has been organized in Citrus Heights for April 23, with organizers citing a nationwide drop of about 200,000 blood donations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest local news briefs include the San Juan Water District making a controversial decision to delay its transition from at-large elections, Gold’s Gym announcing plans to reopen in Citrus Heights, and layoffs announced at the Sacramento Bee.
Latest letters from Citrus Heights Sentinel readers address topics ranging from people ignoring stay-at-home orders to problems with the water district, a proposed transportation sales tax and development at Sylvan Corners.
Sentinel staff report–As of April 16, Citrus Heights has 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up from 31 cases a week ago. Deaths associated with the disease remain at two, according to health officials. The latest figures are reported in an interactive mapping tool published by the Sacramento County Department of[Read More…]
By Sue Frost–
Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a large number of people ask me what Sacramento County is doing or going to do to help reduce the spread of COVID in the homeless community.
Latest local news briefs include an obituary for a local Air Force veteran, a DUI suspect crashing into a patrol car, Stones Casino donating hundreds of meals, and a public hearing related to school board election changes affecting Citrus Heights.
Easter is here, and wild rabbits continue to be a familiar sight outside Sylvan Oaks Library in Citrus Heights, with the four-legged creatures apparently oblivious to the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’ve got some extra oranges growing on your trees, the Sunrise Christian Food Ministry says it could use it — along with other canned or packaged food donations.