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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Holiday Cheer, fitness club, tobacco ban

Latest local news briefs include video highlights from a police gift-drop to children on Sayonara Way, local impacts of Prop 31’s ban on flavored tobacco, the sale of a fitness club in Citrus Heights, and upcoming holiday closures at City Hall.

Flavored tobacco ban a ‘heavy hit’ to local vape shop
Magma Vape & Smoke Shop in Citrus Heights was featured in a Sacramento Bee article last week, in anticipation of Proposition 31’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco going into effect. The shop’s general manager told The Bee “we’re losing about 30% of our business.” (Read full story)

Police spread Holiday Cheer on Sayonara Drive
A video posted by Citrus Heights police on Dec. 16 shows police officers and other participants preparing for and dropping off gifts to children outside the Sayonara Center, as part of this year’s Holiday Cheer operation. (See video)

Crunch Fitness sold to franchise operator
Six Crunch Fitness gyms in the Sacramento area, including one in Citrus Heights, have been sold by the company to a franchise operator, according to a Dec. 19 news release. JEM Wellness Brands plans to open 75 more clubs over the next 10 years. (See news release)

City Hall to be closed Dec. 26 and 30
Citrus Heights City Hall will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of Christmas. Doors will also be closed on Dec. 30, according to the city’s online calendar.

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