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.

32 Years Ago Today: The 1986 Floods

Thirty-Two years ago, in February 1986, one of the greatest and most widespread floods on record devastated California and Nevada with phenomenal amounts of precipitation. On February 11, 1986, a vigorous low pressure system drifted east out of the Pacific. The slow-moving storm meandered south where it tapped into warm moist air from the tropics. Suddenly [...]

By | 2018-02-20T17:19:27+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Back in the Day..., The Big Picture|0 Comments

Two Arrested for Elverta Homicide

Jeffrey Turner This week, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said two men have been arrested for the murder of Jeffrey Turner in November. 24 year old Sacramento resident Julius Hargrove was arrested in Las Vegas and booked into the Sacramento County Jail last week. 47 year old Frank McCormick of Elverta was arrested on Saturday. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:02:12+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Police & Fire|0 Comments

Dos Coyotes Border Cafe coming to Natomas

Dos Coyotes Natomas Location Plans to bring a fresh dose of Santa Fe-style food to Natomas are currently underway, with owner Trevor Sanders and the Coyote R15 group bringing the Davis-based Dos Coyotes Border Cafe to a new location on Del Paso Road. The local chain is known for its southwestern food, “humongous salads,” [...]

By | 2018-02-08T12:49:31+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Happenings, Outside Lands|0 Comments

Sacramento County Acquires New Voting Technology

Beginning with the June 2018 Primary Election, Sacramento County will be one of five counties in California to implement the Voter’s Choice Act (VCA).  Voters will notice many positive changes this year, including new voting technology. After a comprehensive selection process, the Sacramento County Department of Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) has chosen Dominion Voting Systems as a voting system [...]

By | 2018-02-08T09:17:21+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Contract Awarded for Gaps in Homeless Services

The Board of Supervisors yesterday authorized the County Department of Human Assistance (DHA) to enter into an agreement with Wind Youth Services (WYS) for $380,000 for rehousing and supportive services for youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; and $160,000 to Sacramento Self Help Housing (SSHH) for navigation and rehousing services for unsheltered homeless populations in unincorporated areas of [...]

By | 2018-02-08T09:10:28+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Rio Linda Accident leaves one Dead

photo by Mark Bolkom on Facebook At about 8am this morning, a 33 year old male driver out Rio Linda was driving a gold 2001 Chevy Tahoe southbound on Rio Linda Blvd north of Marysville at a high rate of speed. The roadway curved to the left and then straightened out. He failed to [...]

By | 2018-02-02T14:18:11+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

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