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Thursday, December 1, 2022

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LETTER: Citrus Heights Water District rate increase won’t raise bill by much

Letter by Ray Riehle, Orangevale-- [RE: Citrus Heights Water District seeks 20% increase in water usage rates; Nov. 19th] The headline may be potentially misleading, but the customer bill will not increase by 20%. The Usage Charge referred to in the Sentinel article is 35% of a customer’s invoice,

December Events: 12 events happening in Citrus Heights this month

By Sara Beth Williams-- Citrus Heights is gearing up for the holiday season in December with a tree lighting ceremony, holiday craft fairs and parties,...

Business News

‘Small Business Saturday’ encourages shopping small, local this weekend

Sentinel staff report-- Shoppers are being encouraged to "shop small" this Saturday for the 13th annual Small Business Saturday campaign. Started in 2010 as...

Popular Articles

Editorial Picks: 5 must-try restaurants in Citrus Heights

Compiled by Sentinel staff-- Citrus Heights boasts many restaurants that residents have come to know and love, and The Sentinel has compiled a list of our top five must-try restaurants in the city.

Community

Citrus Heights News Briefs: obituary, rent prices, home prices

Latest local news briefs include a report showing rent prices are finally dropping, an obituary for a Citrus Heights woman who had a 30-year-battle with Multiple Sclerosis, and latest news on home prices.

Police

More details emerge in fatal Citrus Heights shooting

Sentinel staff report-- Citrus Heights Police on Saturday said four young adults are being sought in a shooting last weekend on Antelope Road that left a 17-year-old dead.

Suspect in Citrus Heights restaurant shooting found guilty; faces 27 years

By Mike Hazlip— A 39-year-old man accused of shooting another patron in the head at a Mexican restaurant in Citrus Heights last year has been convicted by a jury in the conclusion of his trial.

Suspect in murder of Citrus Heights woman arrested in Chicago

By Mike Hazlip— A man suspected of murdering a Citrus Heights woman at her workplace in August was arrested Monday.

Citrus Heights police seek suspect after latest bank robbery

By Mike Hazlip— Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights.

Citrus Heights police investigating second shooting over weekend

Police are investigating a second shooting that occurred over the weekend, in an incident authorities say is unrelated to a fatal shooting that took place just hours before.

City Hall

Latest Articles

Vandalism temporarily shuts down popular zip line at Citrus Heights park

Sentinel staff report-- The zip line at Arcade Creek Park Preserve was temporarily closed on Tuesday and part of Wednesday, after the parks district said the attraction's seat mechanism and wire trolly were stolen Monday night.

Playground construction complete at Tempo Park

Construction is now complete on a new playground and basketball court at Tempo Community Park.

President of Sunrise Christian Food Ministry retires after 13 years

By Mike Hazlip— For more than a decade, Rocky Peterson served the community of Citrus Heights through his role as president of the board of Sunrise Christian Food Ministry. Now he's passing on the reins.

‘Small Business Saturday’ encourages shopping small, local this weekend

Sentinel staff report-- Shoppers are being encouraged to "shop small" this Saturday for the 13th annual Small Business Saturday campaign. Started in 2010 as an initiative...

Citrus Heights food bank sees long lines for Thanksgiving meal distribution

By Mike Hazlip— Long lines of vehicles could be seen on San Juan Avenue last week for the Sunrise Christian Food Ministry’s annual Thanksgiving dinner distribution.

Citrus Heights News Briefs: bike race, fatal collision, schools

Latest local news briefs include a cyclocross bike race being held at Rusch Park over the weekend, a collision on I-80 leaving a toddler dead, and more talk of Citrus Heights forming its own school district.

Citrus Heights Council District 5 race is now tied

Sentinel staff report-- The latest vote tally released Friday afternoon shows the race for the District 5 Citrus Heights City Council seat is an exact tie.

Schools

Citrus Heights to look into putting police officers in every school

By Sara Beth Williams-- Prompted by school shootings across the United States and other security concerns, the City of Citrus Heights is moving ahead with studying the feasibility of putting a police officer on every public school campus in the city.

U.S. Ambassador reflects on her roots in Citrus Heights

By Sara Beth Williams-- United States Ambassador Tracey Jacobson (Thomas) counts it a privilege to be a part of the U.S. Foreign Service.

San Juan Unified School District seeking to fill nearly 100 vacancies

By Sara Beth Williams-- The San Juan Unified School District...