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Animal rescuers demand action in Citrus Heights to address feral cat explosion

Advocates urged action from the Citrus Heights City Council earlier this month, warning of sick and starving feral cats and a recently diagnosed deadly virus that has been detected in…

Citrus Heights approves ‘liaison’ program to boost police presence at high schools

The Citrus Heights City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to create a school liaison program, which would allow for an existing officer from the Citrus Heights Police Department’s traffic enforcement…

Sunrise Mall subdivision with hotel ‘footprint’ gets OK from Planning Commission

The Citrus Heights Planning Commission voted Wednesday to recommend the City Council approve the subdivision of a 2.8-acre lot at Sunrise Boulevard and Greenback Lane, which lays out a “footprint”…

ArtBeat: Summer music, arts festival returning to Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights Arts has announced the return of a summer music and arts festival to the Marketplace and Birdcage…

High-priced Citrus Heights home sells after $50k price drop

A 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath home on Kingswood Drive recently sold for $800,000 after dropping in price by $50,000…

Volunteers honor veteran gravestones with flags, crosses at Sylvan Cemetery

Beneath the shade of Cypress trees, several veterans walked up and down each row of grave sites at Sylvan Cemetery on Thursday morning, placing white wooden crosses and American flags…

2024 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: May 16-22

The latest police logs in Citrus Heights show a drop in animal control calls, code enforcement incidents, vehicle violations, and incidents of suspicious circumstances, while showing an increase in traffic…

Design plans under review for proposed church on Auburn Blvd

An area Ukrainian church has submitted architectural plans for their newly acquired 50,500-square-foot commercial space on Auburn Boulevard…

Citrus Heights reveals new City Scoop locations for 2024 ice cream socials

The city of Citrus Heights recently announced three new locations for the annual City Scoop ice cream social community gatherings…

More transitional kindergarten classes to be added to Citrus Heights schools

Two more elementary schools in Citrus Heights will be implementing transitional kindergarten classes in the 2024–25 school year, according to the San Juan Unified School District…

Police, school district respond to assault at Mesa Verde High School

Authorities on Thursday confirmed reports that a high school student was attacked by another student during class on Monday, May 20 at Mesa Verde High School…

Citrus Heights council revives discussion of placing officers at local high schools

The Citrus Heights City Council is slated to discuss “School Safety Options” in the next City Council meeting, including the option to fund two full-time school resource officers at Mesa…

Free Memorial Day concert to be held at Veterans Community Center

The Ben Ali Shrine Band will be hosting a free concert in Citrus Heights at the Veterans Community Center in honor of Memorial Day…

Civic Minute: What’s happening at Citrus Heights City Hall?

Citrus Heights City Council members will meet Thursday evening, May 23, to discuss school safety options and approve several financial reports…

Meet Citrus Heights Police Lt. Nicole Garing

Citrus Heights Police Department Lt. Nicole Garing says she knew she wanted to be a police officer ever since she saw an officer present at a career day at her…

2024 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: May 9-15

Latest police logs in Citrus Heights show code enforcement activity nearly doubling, along with a drop in animal service calls, theft and vandalism, and an increase in vehicle violations, violent…

Citrus Heights Red Lobster spared from string of restaurant closures nationally

Red Lobster at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Greenback Lane has been spared from a string of almost 90 restaurant closures across the country.

Could the Auburn Blvd. Business Association become active again?

The Auburn Boulevard Business Association is hosting a meeting on Tuesday, May 21, following a lengthy pause in activity…

Citrus Heights 99 Cents Only Store closes weeks before projected closing date

A vacant parking lot and closed building is now all that remains at the former 99 Cents Only store on Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights…

Law enforcement presence at tire shop on Auburn Blvd.

A large police presence was reportedly seen at a local tire shop on Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights on Thursday morning…

Citrus Heights business owner seeks to brighten people’s lives through passion project

By Mike Hazlip— After more than a decade running a successful screen printing business, Jessica Tillery wanted to give back to the community through a passion project that aims to…

Citrus Heights continues to battle shopping cart blight

Over 1,500 shopping carts were collected off the streets of Citrus Heights in 2023…

T-shirts at Citrus Heights Walgreens sport incorrect founding date of city

By Mike Hazlip— Recent T-shirt apparel on display at a Citrus Heights Walgreens proudly supports the city, but with an incorrect date…

Planning Commission approves controversial proposal to subdivide Mariposa Ave lot

The Citrus Heights Planning Commission recently voted to approve the request to subdivide a vacant 2.3-acre parcel of land on the corner of Mariposa Avenue and Church Lane into five…

LETTER: Many Citrus Heights streets are ‘borderline third world quality’

By John Taylor, Citrus Heights– So many of our streets fail to have the lanes defined by either striping or the “bumps.” Many streets are borderline third world quality…