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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Bingo, lawsuit, obituary, COVID-19

Latest local news briefs include an update on deaths and case numbers for COVID-19 in Citrus Heights, a cheating lawsuit at Stones Casino being settled, and an obituary of a local resident.

Citrus Heights Bingo Center featured on CBS 13
Following the publication of a story about Grand Oaks Bingo Center last week on The Sentinel, CBS 13 included the center’s outdoor bingo nights in a broadcast Friday night about outdoor activities in the region. (See CBS 13 story)

Cheating lawsuit at Stones Casino settled for undisclosed amount
Stones Gambling Hall has reportedly settled a lawsuit accusing the casino of being involved in an alleged cheating scheme, according to The Sacramento Bee. The settlement amount was not disclosed. (See full story)

County released latest COVID-19 numbers for Citrus Heights
Latest numbers released by the county on Friday show cases of COVID-19 have risen to 860 in Citrus Heights, meaning roughly 1% of the city’s population has been confirmed to have been infected by the virus. The death toll sits at a total of 14, down from 15 reported earlier this month. A county spokeswoman on Thursday confirmed the drop in deaths and said numbers “can change as additional information is obtained from case investigations.” Countywide there are currently 392 ICU beds, with 291 in use, along with an additional 426 surge beds available. (See latest numbers here)

Obituary: Beverly Jane Heinitz (1936-2020)
Bevery Heinitz, a Citrus Heights resident and longtime member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, passed away on Sept. 7, according to her obituary. She was born in Sacramento in 1936 and later moved to Citrus Heights with her husband, Ed, in 1972. She is survived by her husband, two sons and several grandchildren. (See full obituary)

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