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Citrus Heights News Briefs: elections, murder, obituary

Latest local news briefs include the passing of a resident known for her charitable deeds, the launching of a new TV show featuring the key investigator who helped nab the Golden State Killer, and more.

Investigator who helped nab Golden State Killer suspect to launch TV show
Paul Holes, the investigator who spent decades searching for the Golden State Killer suspect, is slated to launch a new TV show called “The DNA of a Murder.” The show will air on the Oxygen channel, premiering Oct. 12 of this year. (Read full story)

Obituary: resident known for ‘outrageous acts of charity’ passes
A memorial service for Clare Curran was held on Sept. 4 at Holy Family Catholic Church. According to her obituary, Curran moved to Citrus Heights in 1973 with her family, volunteering in the San Juan Unified School District and working as a nurse in Mercy Hospitals until her retirement in 1996. She also helped establish a parish nursing program at her church and was dubbed “Charitable Clare” by one of her daughters for her “outrageous acts of charity,” her obituary says. (See full obituary)

County Supervisor to host community meeting in Citrus Heights
Sue Frost, who represents Citrus Heights and surrounding areas on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, will be hosting an upcoming community meeting at Citrus Heights City Hall on Monday, Sept. 16. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. and will offer an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and hear an update on county news. (See event page)

Roseville City Council votes to follow Citrus Heights in switching to district-based elections
The Sacramento Bee reported Saturday that the Roseville City Council voted unanimously to initiate the switch to district-based council elections, following in the footsteps of Citrus Heights, which voted to do the same earlier this year. Both cities cited the threat of costly litigation as the primary reason for the switch away from at-large elections, which are alleged to dilute the vote of minorities and are disfavored by the California Voting Rights Act. (See full story)

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