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Citrus Heights police: 13 crashes occurred in one day during last storm

Citrus Heights police said a total of 13 collisions were reported on Oct. 14 in the city, more than five times the daily average. The figure was reported by Lt. Jason Russo who noted that the collisions occurred…

Cars, rain, sunrise blvd, citrus heights. Photo by Luke Otterstad

‘Stormageddon’ a fizzle for Citrus Heights, says City engineer

Although distributing over 11,000 sandbags and preparing to handle the worst weather predictions, a lead engineer reported this week’s storm had “fizzled” in Citrus Heights as of Thursday night, with some staff even being sent home early…

Citrus Heights residents fill up sandbags in preparation for storm. Photo by Luke Otterstad

STORM: Residents pile up on free sandbags

Updated Dec. 11, 9:46 a.m.– “Load your own” sandbag locations in Citrus Heights have been busy this week, with shovel-ready residents stopping by through Wednesday to load up on free sand in preparation for heavy rains and high…

Car, puddle, splash, water. Photo by Luke Otterstad

City gears up for storm; offers preparation tips for residents

Updated Dec. 10, 12:33 p.m.– The City of Citrus Heights is busy providing storm preparation tips and getting staff and equipment ready for fallen trees, clogged gutters and flooding that often accompany the heavy winds and rain expected…