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Citrus Heights News Briefs: homeless, local nonprofit, shooting

Latest news briefs include a local man’s efforts to help the homeless being featured on ABC 10, police closing down Greenback Lane in search of a suspect who shot at an officer, a local nonprofit’s work being highlighted in another TV spot, and a parolee being arrested and held on $1 million bail.

Parolee arrested in Citrus Heights, held on $1 million bail
A 49-year-old woman was arrested by Citrus Heights police last Sunday after she allegedly tried to steal from a store, the Sacramento Bee reported. She is charged with burglary, and receiving and driving a known stolen vehicle. (See SacBee story)

Citrus Heights nonprofit featured on ABC 10
A local Citrus Heights nonprofit, The Glass Slipper, was featured in an ABC 10 spot on Monday, highlighting the organization’s “Ready By 21” program to equip at-risk girls with job and life skill training. Video showed volunteers building a new commercial kitchen to assist with the nonprofits training and mentorship efforts. (See video below)

Citrus Heights police search for suspect who shot at officer
Greenback Lane was closed down for several hours on the morning of April 15 as officers searched for a suspect believed to have fired shots at a police officer, KCRA 3 reported. A door-to-door search did not yield an arrest. (See story)

Citrus Heights ‘Snack Man’ featured in ABC 10 spot
Following an April 14 Sentinel story on a local Citrus Heights man’s efforts to help the homeless, ABC 10 aired a video interview with Alfred Sanchez — known as the Citrus Heights “Snack Man.” (See video below)

*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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