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Citrus Heights News Briefs: traffic safety, groundbreaking, obituary, cancellation

Latest local news briefs include an obituary of a 71-year-old Citrus Heights resident, a groundbreaking ceremony held on Tuesday for a new high school stadium, and more.

Obituary: Kit Tunney Telford (1950-2022)
A celebration of life will be held at Heights Church on Oct. 1 at 11 a.m., in memory of Citrus Heights resident Kit Telford. According to an obituary published by Sierra View Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, Telford was born in South Dakota and later moved to California, settling in Citrus Heights following a stroke in 2002. His career included winter work in Alaska on an oil pipeline and later as an heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed sports and had a natural ear for music. (See full obituary)

Citrus Heights residents concerned about school traffic safety
ABC 10 reported last week that residents in Citrus Heights are sharing their concerns about traffic safety with kids walking to school. Following the start of school last month, police have been making the rounds outside various schools during high-traffic times. (See link)

Mesa Verde High School groundbreaking celebrates new sports stadium
ABC 10 aired video last week of a groundbreaking ceremony held at Mesa Verde High School on Tuesday, celebrating the start of construction on a new sports stadium. (See video)

Council meeting cancelled
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Citrus Heights City Council on the second Thursday of the month has been cancelled for September, according to a notice posted on the city’s website. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be on the fourth Thursday of the month, on Sept. 22, 2022. (see notice)

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