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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Circus, night work, senior housing, kitchen

Circus Cabellero will set up its big top at Sunrise Mall in 2022. // Image credit, Circus Caballero

Latest local news briefs include a new circus coming Sunrise Mall in September, night work continuing on Auburn Boulevard, a plan moving forward for senior housing, and a new business opening up at a ghost kitchen in Citrus Heights.

Circus coming to Sunrise Mall Sept. 1-12th
The Las Vegas-based Circus Caballero will be setting up at Sunrise Mall starting Thursday, Sept. 1, and continuing through Sept. 12, according to the company’s website. Tickets and more information is available online. (See website)

City votes in favor of helping nonprofit secure funds for low-income senior apartments
The Citrus Heights City Council voted 5-0 on Thursday in favor of moving toward designating the senior apartments at 7501 Sunrise Blvd. as low-income senior housing and seeking to sponsor an application for a Community Care Expansion Program grant of approximately $17 million. Grant funding would go to the nonprofit Low Income Family Enrichment Corporation (Life Foundation), which is seeking to purchase and maintain the property. (See prior story)

New BBQ opening up in Citrus Heights ghost kitchen
ABC 10 reported Tuesday that an Amador County barbecue caterer will be coming to a “ghost kitchen” on Sunrise Boulevard next month. The business, called The Ranch Girl Friday, specializes in local farm-to-fork gourmet barbecue and will be available for pickup and delivery orders Monday-Wednesday at the commercial rental kitchen at 7800 Sunrise Blvd., commonly known as a “ghost kitchen.” (See ABC 10 story)

Roadway delays to continue through Oct. 3 near Auburn/Antelope
Drivers should expect to see night work roadway closures and delays when traveling near the intersection of Auburn Boulevard and Antelope Road, through Oct. 3, due to PG&E performing replacement of an aging gas main and installation of new shut off valves to the nearby area. The city says on a roadwork alert page that residents can expect to see lane closures and detours near the intersection, as far as Rollingwood Drive. (See city alert)

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