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Citrus Heights News Briefs: obituary, new restaurant, Macy’s, arrest

Dos Rios Taqueria opened this month in the Copperwood Shopping plaza in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Latest local news briefs include a new taqueria opening on Sunrise Boulevard, the death of a 1973 San Juan High School graduate, a Citrus Heights man arrested in a mail scam, and an update on whether the local Macy’s store will be closing.

Citrus Heights man arrested in mail scam
The Orange County Register reported Monday that law enforcement officials arrested 22-year-old Xingsheng Yang, of Citrus Heights, on suspicion of “scamming elderly victims into sending him cash from all over the country.” (See full story)

Will Citrus Heights Macy’s close amid nationwide closures?
Macy’s announced last week that it plans to close 125 stores in the next three years, leaving questions of whether the Sunrise Mall Macy’s location will be closing. Asked about the Citrus Heights location and other stores in the region, a Macy’s spokeswoman told the Sacramento Business Journal in a Feb. 5 article: “We do not have anything to announce regarding those locations at this time.”

New taqueria opens on Sunrise Boulevard
Dos Rios Taqueria became the latest addition to the Citrus Heights restaurant scene this month, opening at 6970 Sunrise Blvd. between Tony’s Liquor Store and Thai Orchid. The restaurant is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and serves a variety of Mexican food. (See Yelp reviews)

Obituary: Steve Bowers (1955-2020)
Steve Bowers, a 1973 San Juan High School graduate, army veteran and owner of S&K Construction, passed away on Jan. 24 at age 64. According to his obituary, he loved fishing, hunting and traveling, and also “spent much of his time being a servant of the Lord.” A burial service will be held Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sacramento National Cemetery in Dixon, CA. (See full obituary)

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