Albright will begin working with City Manager Jason Behrmann to find Elk Grove’s next police chief. He is currently expected to leave the police force at the end of March. Hello, neighbors! Jeri Karges here with a new edition of the Sacramento Daily.
First of all, the weather forecast for the day:
Quite sunny. High: 53 Low: 39.
Here are the five best stories today in Sacramento:
- A dog at Front Street Animal Shelter has tested positive for a highly contagious and fatal bacterial infection commonly known as strep zoo, and now the refuge needs your help in welcome dogs to prevent the spread of infection. “Our shelter is in desperate need of help – we need temporary homes for the dogs to get them out of our extremely full shelter,” the shelter said in a social media post on Saturday. According to the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine program, healthy dogs in a family environment have little or no risk of infection, so if you have dogs in your home, you can always accommodate them. If you want to help, the shelter asks you to come and pick up a dog on Sunday January 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., you can also Register be an emergency foster home by visiting here. (KCRA3)
- A driver suspected drunk was arrested on Friday after chatting several crashes on Interstate 80 to Sacramento. Just after 3 a.m., the California Highway Patrol declared that 33 years William Letson, from Sacramento, was driving west on I-80 when he crashed in the back of a Toyota Prius east of Reed Avenue. The accident pushed the Prius forward, causing it to strike a CHP Tahoe. As Letson’s Acura RDX pulled to a halt in the middle of the road, CHP officials said it was hit by another car. All drivers affected by the accident suffered minor injuries. (ABC10)
- New infections and case rate in counties are higher than they were at any other time in the pandemic. The postal code seeing the greatest number of infections is 95624, which includes most of the neighborhoods east of Hwy 99 and south of Elk Grove Boulevard in . This postcode saw right under 800 new infections in the past month. (ABC10)
- The city of Sacramento has been honored $ 5.7 million in state funding to help local cannabis companies and the candidates range from temporary to full licenses in the midst of an impending deadline. Funding comes from the new state Department of Cannabis Control. The grant provides funding to local jurisdictions to convert provisional cannabis licenses, , in annual licenses that allow companies to operate under California law. All California cannabis companies must now have a annual license before June 30, 2022. 80% of cannabis licenses in the city of Sacramento are provisional. Sacramento hopes that the funding provided to them by the state will help companies make the transition to the regulated market through annual licenses. (KCRA3)
- Elk Grove Police Chief Tim Albright announced on January 3 that he planning to retire this spring.
The city’s fourth police chief ends his 32-year public service career which includes 16 years in the Elk Grove Police Department and a Silver Star for saving a family from a burning house. Albright will begin working with City Manager Jason Behrmann to find Elk Grove’s next police chief. He is currently expected to leave the police force at the end of March. (Citizen of Elk Grove)
Today in Sacramento:
- More than 300 vendors from California, Nevada and other neighboring states will sell antiques, collectibles and vintage goods aged 20 and over at the Sacramento Ancient Fair old Sleep train arena. (6:30 AM)
- Cheer on your favorite football team and enjoy a brunch at NFL Sunday Brunch at Beer university in Sacramento. (10:00 AM)
- New Wave Company will be at Harlow’s in Sacramento. (9:00 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- There are only three weeks left to designate California’s Next Poet Laureate! Submit your choice before Friday, January 28 at 5 p.m. Details on https://capoetlaureate.org – self-nominations accepted! (Facebook)
- Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn more? Join Crocker Art Museum ‘s official Rogue Book Club! Each month, the Official Rogue Book Club brings together readers, art lovers and special guests to discuss the books that inspire us. (Facebook)
- Check out these beautiful winter scenes from the December storm in Grass Valley, Auburn and Nevada City! It was a fierce storm, but it certainly left beauty in its wake. (Sacramento News and Review)
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– Jeri karges
About me: Jeri Karges has lived and loved the Sacramento area for over 30 years. His passion is to find new and unique ways to enjoy the city and its surroundings. On the weekends, you can find her pestering her friends to taste the restaurant that has no silverware or to try their hand at ax throwing. Jeri also enjoys writing about retirement planning at https: //rockinretirement.subst …