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Citrus Heights News Briefs: obituary, fallen tree, poor roads, arson

Latest local news briefs include a massive tree crashing down in a Citrus Heights neighborhood, an obituary remembering a 21-year-old San Juan High School graduate, cars torched near Sayonara Drive, and a county survey finding poor road conditions in Citrus Heights.

Massive tree falls in Citrus Heights neighborhood
A pine tree estimated to be over 100-feet-tall uprooted early Wednesday morning, landing on a Jeep and taking out a fence in Citrus Heights. (See CBS 13 story)

CBS 13: Survey shows some areas of Citrus Heights ‘riddled with potholes’
A news report by CBS 13 on Monday said a new Sacramento County survey shows some residential areas of Citrus Heights are “riddled with potholes,” earning the area a “very poor or failed ranking” on the report. (See full story)

3 cars found burned in Citrus Heights neighborhood
Fox 40 reported that neighbors found three cars torched outside their home on Mauna Way, near Sayonara Drive, last Sunday. The incident prompted an arson investigation. (See full story)

Obituary: Joseph (Joey) Neal Maddox, Jr (1997-2019)
An obituary was published online remembering the life of a 21-year-old graduate of San Juan High School, who passed away last month on Feb. 5, 2019. A memorial was held March 2 at Holy Family Catholic Church. (Read obituary)

*News briefs are published each week in The Sentinel’s Weekend e-Edition and include a roundup of stories and articles about Citrus Heights that were published over the past week from news sources around the region.

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