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Elk Grove Western Festival Canceled


The 66-year-old Western Festival has been called off for the third year in a row due to a combination of financial, logistical, and security issues.

Budget Set for New Elk Grove Recreation Center


The Cosumnes Community Services District approved Elk Grove’s newest recreation center, located within Morse Community Park. It is scheduled to break ground this summer and open in late 2024.

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Image caption: The Delta King, a paddlewheel riverboat with hotel rooms and a live theater, docked on the Old Sacramento Waterfront
Old Sacramento Waterfront Reboots

After hitting pause during the Covid-19 pandemic, city officials are once again trying to revitalize the popular but aging Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Image caption: The newly opened Presidio Tunnel Tops provides free entertainment in pricy San Francisco.
Cheaper Thrills

California has some top-notch tourist attractions—with top-shelf prices. Here are some that won’t break the bank.

Image caption: There are more than 300 community service districts in California.
Community Services Districts, Explained

Community service districts can do most anything a city government can do. Here’s how they work and how to start one.

Image caption: The ski resort once called 'Squaw Valley' has changed its name, which resort owners acknowledged was racist and sexist.
Ski Resort Changes ‘Derogatory, Offensive’ Name

The name change of one of California’s most historic ski resorts is part of a statewide and national trend to reexamine offensive place names.

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