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Citrus Heights PD’s new therapy dog brings smiles, joy

By Mike Hazlip— A new four-legged addition to the Citrus Heights Police Department is helping officers and staff deal with the stress of a profession that is inherently dangerous…

Hundreds attend Citrus Heights tree lighting, despite rain

By Mike Hazlip— Citrus Heights’ annual tree lighting event drew hundreds of attendees, despite a rain storm that moved through the area just as the event was set to begin…

Jean Duncan

Community remembers life of longtime resident with heart for service

By Mike Hazlip— Residents and community leaders attended a memorial for Jack Duncan, just two years after he held a similar event for his late wife, Jean Duncan…

Capitol Pops

December is filled with events in Citrus Heights. Here’s 10 of them

By Sara Beth Williams– Events planned in Citrus Heights during the month of December include a laser light show, the city’s tree lighting, a holiday concert, performances of the Nutcracker, and more…

Residents, business owners vent frustration over crime at neighborhood meeting

By Mike Hazlip— Residents gathered at a Nov. 21 meeting of Citrus Heights Area Seven Eight and Nine (CHASEN) to voice concerns over what they described as rising crime and nuisance in the area…

Developer eyes subdivision on Old Auburn Road

A developer has submitted an application to subdivide a five-acre parcel on Old Auburn Road near Sunrise Boulevard, with plans initially calling for development of 20 homes on the lot and an adjacent parcel but now..

Boston’s Pizza appears to have closed in Citrus Heights

By Mike Hazlip– Three years after opening the first Northern California location, the Citrus Heights Boston’s Pizza appears to have permanently closed…

Local veteran reflects on healing process after Vietnam

By Mike Hazlip— In Vietnam, the cratered landscape from the war has healed, but scars still remain for many veterans who have returned from conflicts overseas…

Massive bounce park coming to Sunrise Mall

By Mike Hazlip— An inflatable bounce park is being set up at Sunrise Mall, and organizers say they expect it will draw about 20,000 people to the mall in the coming months…

Low in-person voter turnout seen in Citrus Heights special election

By Mike Hazlip— The vote center at the Crosswoods Community Center was largely empty on Election Day in Citrus Heights on Tuesday, but workers said most voters are likely mailing in ballots…