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Citrus Heights News Briefs: rabbits, home sales, obituary

Latest local news briefs include top recent home sales, an update on rabbit rescue efforts near Sylvan Oaks Library, and an obituary of a 42-year resident of Citrus Heights.

Rabbit rescue group, city working to address dumping problem
CBS Sacramento reported Thursday that a rabbit rescue group, Only Sunshine Sanctuary, has been working to rescue illegally dumped rabbits from the park near Sylvan Oaks Library for several years. The organization has put pressure on the city to do more to help stop the dumping, and are joining forces to rescue the rabbits, the news outlet reported. (See full story)

Top recent home sales in Citrus Heights in $500k range
The Sacramento Bee on Wednesday reported the top 10 recent home sales in Citrus Heights ranged from $497,000 to just over $600,000. In June, a home on Sycamore Drive topped the $1 million price point, but such sales remain rare within the city limits. (See story)

Obituary: Judy Lee Jackson-DiMiceli (1949-2023)
Citrus Heights resident Judy DiMiceli passed away at home on May 2 due to long-term effects of COPD, an obituary published Wednesday said. Born in Kansas in 1949, she later married Mike DiMiceli in 1981 and moved to Citrus Heights. She worked as a buyer for Butler’s Uniforms until retiring in the 1990s, and also earned a Master Gardener certificate in light of her passion for flower gardening. She is survived by her husband, four children, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at El Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove on Aug. 1, at 1 p.m. (See full obituary)

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