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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Hoarders, Thanksgiving, lawsuit

Latest local news briefs include an episode of the reality show “Hoarders” being filmed in Citrus Heights, a lawsuit against local police being settled for $1.2 million, and confusion over an incorrect date for Thanksgiving listed on the city’s waste collection calendar.

‘Hoarders’ TV show films in Citrus Heights
The popular A&E reality show “Hoarders” reportedly spent a day filming in Citrus Heights, according to the police department which posted a photo on social media with police employees posing with Matt Paxton. The department said it appreciates the show’s effort to assist people “who suffer from compulsive hoarding disorder.” (See Facebook post)

Citrus Heights woman plans Thanksgiving a week early due to calendar error
CBS 13 reported Saturday that a woman mistakenly planned out her Thanksgiving celebration on the wrong day, due to an error in a Citrus Heights calendar. As previously reported by The Sentinel, the calendar lists days for waste collection, but also included the date for Thanksgiving — listed as Nov. 21, rather than Nov. 28. (See CBS video)

Related: Whoops. Citrus Heights waste collection calendar lists wrong date for Thanksgiving

Citrus Heights settles lawsuit with burned man for $1.2M
The Sacramento Bee reported Monday that a lawsuit over how Citrus Heights police handled an incident that resulted in a shirtless man being burned after being held down on hot pavement was settled for $1.2 million. The lawsuit initially sought $26 million in damages, but was settled out of court two weeks ago, along with a written stipulation that neither party could contact the media to discuss the settlement. (See SacBee story)

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