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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,...

Two Citrus Heights City Council races remain too close to call

Sentinel staff report-- As of the latest vote count update released on Nov. 29, just eight votes now separate the top two candidates for Citrus Heights City Council District 2, and just 23 votes separate candidates for District 5.

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

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.

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.

Owner confirms permanent closure of Citrus Heights coffee shop

Sentinel staff report-- After being open just over a year, BeanHeads Coffee owner Tim Snipes confirmed in an email last week that his Citrus Heights location has permanently closed up shop.

Cold Case: Renewed interest arises in unsolved murder of Citrus Heights boy

Sentinel staff report-- In May, 1964, the murder of seven-year-old James (Jimmy) Gaul Jr. shook the small rural area of Citrus Heights. Almost 60 years later, the murder remains unsolved.

Citrus Heights Water District seeks 20% increase in water usage rates

By Phillip Pesola-- The Citrus Heights Water District will be holding a public hearing next month regarding proposed rate and service fee increases for 2023. In...

Guest Column: 3 local outcomes from the election you should know about

By Sue Frost-- Since the election on Nov. 8, I have seen a tremendous amount of analysis from people about how it will impact things on a national level with regards to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. But on the state and local level, there were some issues that were voted on that will have major importance to us on the local level that I have seen very little coverage on -- even by local papers.

SMUD posts latest list of thousands of customers with unclaimed checks

Sentinel staff report– Does the Sacramento Municipal Utility District have unclaimed money in your name?

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...