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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Shop with a Cop, public hearing, housing

Latest local news briefs include the state recognizing Citrus Heights as a “pro-housing” city, a Shop with a Cop event hosted at Target, and a new subdivision approved by the planning commission.

State designates Citrus Heights as ‘pro-housing’ city
The Sacramento Business Journal reported Friday that Citrus Heights has been named as a “pro-housing” city, along with the City of Sacramento, Roseville and West Sacramento. The designation recognizes the city’s effort to make new housing more simple and easy, and comes with eligibility to tap into $25.7 million in state funds. (See Biz Journal article)

‘Shop with a Cop’ hosted at Citrus Heights Target store
The Target store on Sunrise Boulevard was filled with families and police officers on Dec. 9, as the Police Department participated in a 2022 Shop with a Cop event. The Police Activities League posted photos from the event on social media and said the annual shopping spree “made the season brighter.” (See photos)

Subdivision approved by commission during short, 12-minute meeting
Citrus Heights Planning Commissioners during a Dec. 14 meeting approved a 3-lot subdivision of a 4-acre parcel at 7975 Twin Oaks Ave. The entire length of the meeting was just over 12 minutes, making it among the shortest meetings the commission has held. No residents spoke in opposition to the proposal during a public hearing. (See video)

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