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Local quilt shop sees uptick in business during pandemic

In Citrus Heights and across the world, living amid the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many life-altering changes, including renewed interest in hobbies like sewing and quilting…

Wild turkeys, Citrus Heights. Photo credit: Luke Otterstad

LETTERS: About those wild turkeys in Citrus Heights…

Latest letters from Citrus Heights Sentinel readers include varying perspectives on wild turkeys in the city.

Sunrise Mall hosting autism-friendly Easter bunny sessions

By Luke Otterstad– The Sunrise Mall has teamed up with an autism advocacy organization to provide an opportunity for children with special needs to share a “magical moment” with the Easter bunny this Sunday, March 11.

Development, Watt Communities, Citrus Heights

New map shows proposed 55-acre housing development in Citrus Heights

Sentinel staff report– While California faces an ongoing housing shortage, one developer is slowly making progress on plans to bring several hundred new housing units to a 55-acre chunk of undeveloped land in Citrus Heights, near Sunrise Boulevard…

Sourdough & Co., Citrus Heights, Luke Otterstad, Sunrise Blvd.

New Sourdough & Co. location now open in Citrus Heights

Soups, salads and deli sandwiches are now being served up at Sourdough & Co.’s new location on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights. The new eatery opened its doors on Monday at 5437 Sunrise Blvd., next to the Habit…

Old home, Sunrise, Oak, Citrus Heights

Questions remain about cause of fire at old home at Sunrise/Oak

What was once a charming craftsman cottage built in the early 1900’s is now a fenced off home on Sunrise Boulevard that’s partially boarded up and declared unsafe to occupy. Following an investigation into the cause of a…

Water main break, Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights News Briefs: water main hit, health fair, CHPD app, cat trapping nuns

Latest news briefs include a 12-inch underground water main being punctured by a Comcast subcontractor, a new smartphone app for residents being released by Citrus Heights police, reports of nuns accused of trapping local cats, and top attendance…

Citrus Heights This Month: what’s happening in December

Seasonal events around Citrus Heights this month include the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, several holiday concerts, a craft fair fundraiser, blood drive and more. Here’s what’s on schedule:

Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Nov.15-21)

This week’s local happenings include seven public hearings, a few seasonal events, and a City workshop on improving walkability around Citrus Heights. Here’s what’s on schedule: MONDAY, Nov. 16– Holiday Referral Program donation period begins. From Nov. 16…

Veterans honored during Citrus Heights march, ceremony

Veterans, City leaders, and community members gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony and solemn march around Sylvan Cemetery in Citrus Heights Wednesday, expressing appreciation for those who’ve served in America’s armed forces. The hour-long event began with a…