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Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts District Office Open House

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts District Office Open House

On Saturday, April 5, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) will host his second annual open house at his district office in Rancho Cordova. During the open house, constituents will be able to talk with Assemblyman Cooley about a variety of state-related issues, hear about his 2013 and 2014 legislation, or just drop-by to say hello. The event will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM.

 

“In my 10 years as Mayor and Councilmember in Rancho Cordova, and now as a State Assemblyman, it has always been my priority to make myself accessible to my constituents to hear their issues at events throughout the district,” said Cooley. “This open house is an opportunity to meet with the community and explore how my district office can serve them.  In the past year, I have assisted over 400 constituents, local businesses and non-profits resolve their problems with state and local agencies.”

 

Rancho Cordova's E-Waste & Shred It Event Feb. 8

Rancho Cordova's E-Waste & Shred It Event Feb. 8

Source: Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' Winning Dish to be announced this Thursday Feb. 6

'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' Winning Dish to be announced this Thursday Feb. 6

This week's 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' poll asked News10 viewers to decide what the News10 Good Morning crew will be eating this Friday, Feb. 7 during our 5 and 6 a.m. live newscasts.

Co-anchor Dan Elliott and traffic anchor Melissa Crowley will be enjoying breakfast and meeting local residents at Carol's Restaurant in West Sacramento. 

Assemblyman Ken Cooley to Host Free Tax Preparation Assistance Workshop

Assemblyman Ken Cooley to Host Free Tax Preparation Assistance Workshop

On Saturday, February 15, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) will be hosting a free tax preparation assistance workshop for people in the Citrus Heights area. Starting at 11:00 AM, the workshop will give local tax filers an opportunity to sit down with licensed accountants, talk about their tax liabilities, determine what tax deductions and credits they may be eligible for, and prepare to file their state and federal taxes.

“Each year, thousands of families forego important tax credits and deductions they are eligible for because they have never been given an opportunity to sit down with a tax professional,” said Assemblyman Ken Cooley. “With the help of volunteer accountants, people in Citrus Heights will be able to talk one-on-one with these professionals and hopefully save a few thousand dollars on their taxes.”

EGUSD offers Open Enrollment at 14 secondary schools

EGUSD offers Open Enrollment at 14 secondary schools

On January 21, 2014, the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education gave staff direction to open enrollment at seven middle schools and seven high schools for the 2014-2015 school year.  The open enrollment applications are posted on the District’s website and are available at all EGUSD schools.

Open Enrollment applications for students currently enrolled in the 6th and 7th grades for the 2013-2014 school year will be accepted for the following middle schools: Harriet Eddy, Edward Harris, Samuel Jackman, Joseph Kerr, Elizabeth Pinkerton, James Rutter and T.R. Smedberg. 

Open Enrollment applications for students currently enrolled in the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grades for the 2013-2014 school year will be accepted for the following high schools: Cosumnes Oaks, Elk Grove, Florin, Laguna Creek, Monterey Trail, Sheldon and Valley.

Thank you, Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society!

Thank you, Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society!

Source: Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

Increase in Flu Activity is Reported

Increase in Flu Activity is Reported

Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, says while we are seeing an increase in flu activity in California it is not an unexpected increase, nor is it too late to get vaccinated against the flu.

"California is seeing an accelerated increase in flu activity over the past few weeks," said Dr. Chapman. "You can help prevent further spread of the flu by getting a flu shot."

While influenza activity varies from year to year and is unpredictable, California generally sees an increase in cases in late December or early January and it often peaks in February or March. According to CDPH surveillance indicators, influenza activity in California is beginning to show a steady increase and is now considered to be widespread. Currently, there are more hospitalizations at this point than expected, based on historical trends.