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Citrus Heights News Briefs: crepes, West Nile Virus, obituary

A screenshot of a map presented to the City Council on April 9 shows West Nile Virus activity documented in Citrus Heights in 2020. // SYMVCD

Latest news briefs include an update on West Nile Virus activity in Citrus Heights, a popular local eatery planning to expand to a third location, and the death of a longtime resident.

10 West Nile Virus samples found in Citrus Heights
The district manager of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District told the City Council in an April 8 report that a total 10 positive West Nile Virus samples had been found within the boundaries of Citrus Heights last year. He described the activity as “pretty average,” saying the district’s mitigation efforts last year helped avoid aggressive actions like aerial spraying. Residents are encouraged to drain standing water sources, report dead birds, and wear mosquito repellent. More information is available at

Crepes & Burgers expanding to 3rd location
The Sacramento Business Journal reported Wednesday that Crepes & Burgers is planning a third location in the region at 313 Iron Point Road, in Folsom. The popular eatery opened its first location in Citrus Heights on Auburn Boulevard in 2017, and later expanded to a second location on Madison Avenue. (See Biz Journal story)

Obituary: Dorothy M. DeCelle (1929-2021)
Longtime resident Dorothy DeCelle passed away on March 27, according to an obituary published Friday in The Sacramento Bee. DeCelle was born in Massachusetts and later moved to Citrus Heights, where she was a resident for 67 years. She is survived by six children and 40 grandchildren. (see full obituary)

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