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Citrus Heights News Briefs: shutdowns, heat, shooting, obituary

File photo, a sign outside iSalon in Citrus Heights advertises outdoor hair cuts. Hair salons can now reopen indoors, but nail salons cannot in Sacramento County.

Latest local news briefs include authorities identifying a Citrus Heights man as the victim in a recent fatal shooting, nail salon owners speaking out about shutdowns, the Citrus Heights Community Center reopening as a cooling center and an obituary for an 89-year-old resident.

Citrus Heights hair salons given OK to open indoors, but not nail salons
CBS 13 on Monday interviewed a pair of nail salon owners in Citrus Heights who are still unable to reopen indoors, after new state guidelines were released last month. Nail salons in Sacramento County are able to operate outdoors, but with heat and other concerns, one owner predicted a wave of permanent closures if restrictions continue for several more months. (See video)

Man from Citrus Heights identified as victim in recent shooting
Authorities on Monday released the name of a man who was killed in a North Sacramento shooting on Aug. 24, identifying him as 27-year-old Citrus Heights resident Alex Cardona. Three other men were also shot in the incident, which is still under investigation according to CBS 13. (See story)

Heat wave prompts Citrus Heights to reopen cooling center
With forecasts calling for triple digit heat over Labor Day Weekend, Citrus Heights announced the reopening of a cooling center inside the Community Center on Fountain Square Drive. The center will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 7, according to a post on the city’s Facebook page.

Obituary: Richard Ellis Wylie (1931-2020)
Reverend Dr. Richard Wylie passed away last month in Citrus Heights at the age of 89. According to his obituary published last week in The Sacramento Bee, Wylie was a Presbyterian minister for over 60 years, serving in various congregations in the region, including Fremont and and Westminster Presbyterian churches in Sacramento. He is survived by his wife, three children and grandchildren. (See full obituary)

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