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Citrus Heights News Briefs: traffic safety, DUI, ‘Prince Bush’

Latest local news briefs include a CBS 13 story on traffic safety outside Citrus Heights schools, the flowering ‘Prince Bush’ in the news again, and a 21-year-old Citrus Heights woman being charged with DUI and involuntary manslaughter after a collision.

Citrus Heights woman, 21, charged with DUI in deadly Folsom crash
A 21-year-old Citrus Heights woman was arrested and charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter after the vehicle she was driving collided in a solo-vehicle crash in Folsom on April 9, according to The Sacramento Bee. A 28-year-old passenger died. (Read more)

Fox40 covers 9-year-old Citrus Heights BMX star
Following a Sentinel story on Citrus Heights 4th grader Annalyse Solano last month, Fox40 featured a profile segment on the 9-year-old and her father on April 11. (Watch video)

Citrus Heights artist’s flowering ‘Prince Bush’ makes headlines again
A local artist’s mural of Prince is in bloom again and drew the attention of Fox40 and KCRA 3 over the past week. Artist Christine Stein painted the mural, which sits in her front yard with a bush behind it that serves as “hair” for the mural.

Citrus Heights parents concerned about traffic safety at Sylvan Middle School
CBS 13 featured a story on Friday interviewing a student who was hit by a car near Sylvan Middle School. The boy’s mother said the area is a dangerous place for kids walking to-and-from school. The city is currently conducting a traffic study of the area to identify potential safety improvements. (See video)

Citrus Heights Walmart store to get new ‘Pickup Tower’
The Sacramento Business Journal reported Thursday that the Walmart store on the 7000 block of Auburn Boulevard is among those slated to get a new 16-foot-tall “Pickup Tower” inside, where customers can pick up their items after placing an order online.

*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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