John Todd

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About John Todd

Born and raised in Rio Linda, graduate of Rio Linda High School, and resident for most of the last 50 years. Committee Chair for the Rio Linda Elverta Visions Committee, announcer for the Rio Linda Little League Parade, Keeper of the Archway Lights, and outspoken advocate for the community.

Federal Appeals Case Impacts Illegal Camping Ordinance

​A federal court decision has ruled that illegal camping ordinances are unconstitutional and that local governments cannot cite or arrest anyone sleeping on public property. On Sept. 4, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the case Robert Martin v. City of Boise, stating that enforcing anti-camping ordinances when adequate shelter beds are unavailable is [...]

By |2018-09-18T18:34:14+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Dry Creek Wildfire Training Scheduled for September 6th

Rio Linda, CA – Metro Fire, in conjunction with the Sacramento County Regional Parks Department, Sacramento Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, and the SMAQMD, will be conducting wildland fire training at Dry Creek area in Rio Linda on September 6TH, 2018. Taking place is NWCG (National Wildfire Coordinating Group) S-219, Firing Operations. The primary goal of the upcoming [...]

By |2018-09-04T19:22:22+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Police & Fire|0 Comments

Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park

In 2015 the Monster Energy Aftershock festival came to Gibson Ranch here in Elverta. These days the show calls Discovery Park home, but Aftershock is a HUGE event in the north county which draws concert-goers from all over the country. Last year’s event spent over $1 Million directly with local businesses, and had an overall $10 [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:22:33+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Happenings|Comments Off on Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park

Unity in the Community

If you haven't had a chance to attend one of the Sacramento Sheriff Department Unity in the Community events this year, here is your last chance! Join us on September 9, 2018 at Foothill Community Park (5510 Diablo Drive Sacramento, CA 95842) from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Come out and meet members of our department and enjoy a free [...]

By |2018-08-23T16:22:50+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Happenings|Comments Off on Unity in the Community

Back-to-School Traffic and Safety Tips

With the new school year starting (Twin Rivers gets started on Monday, August 20th), children will be crossing streets, walking and bicycling to get to and from school each day. School buses stop frequently, which can mean children darting out into traffic without warning. Drivers need to be extra cautious in school zones as children walking [...]

By |2018-08-16T10:18:01+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Back-to-School Traffic and Safety Tips

West Nile Virus Increases in Rio Linda/Elverta Area

Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to closely monitor areas throughout both Sacramento and Yolo counties where West Nile virus activity continues to be on the rise. Specific areas of concern include the City of Davis, Citrus Heights and communities in the Northern part of Sacramento County including Orangevale, Antelope, Natomas, [...]

By |2018-08-16T10:10:14+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on West Nile Virus Increases in Rio Linda/Elverta Area