Injuries in school bus crash near Elk Grove

School bus

[Updated 1:20 p.m.] A three-vehicle crash involving a school bus caused multiple injuries near Elk Grove Monday morning, including several minor injuries on the bus, which serves special-needs children. The CHP said the crash occurred on Wilton Road around 7:15 a.m. when a driver on the wrong side of the road sideswiped the Elk Grove Unified School District bus and another vehicle and caused the bus to leave the road and land on its side. The wrong-way driver suffered major injuries, the CHP said. Wilton Road was closed for hours while the CHP investigated. (Photo by Elk Grove Police Department)

One person injured in cart crash

Cart crash

One teen was transported to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a golf cart crashed at Camino Del Lago and Rio Oso Drive. CHP Officer Ed Bushey said the accident, which occurred around 2:45 p.m., happened when the four-seater cart came down the Camino Del Lago hill too quickly, went out of control, flipped on its side and skidded to a stop. Bushey said the CHP is investigating whether the cart had too many passengers. The passengers were all teens, he said, adding that the injuries involved were minor.

Video: Is Stonehouse Road improved? Yes

Here's a quick look at the sight-line improvements on Stonehouse Road. (You can click the four arrows at the right of the control bar, next to the "HD," to enlarge the video to the size of your screen and then click the large triangle at left to play the video.)

CSD will assess state of mile-long sewer pipe

The Community Services District board of directors held a brief monthly meeting Wednesday, completing items on a light agenda in just under an hour. The directors spent half of the session discussing a proposal to assess the condition of a mile-long, 12-inch sewer pipe that runs along Stonehouse Road and under Jackson Road. The board approved the expenditure of up to $23,208 in water supply augmentation funds for the assessment by Kennedy/Jenks Consultants. Read more »

RM Niners play TOC

Stonehouse Road is open again

Stonehouse Road has reopened, the county announced Wednesday afternoon. The road was closed in early September to be rebuilt and was scheduled to reopen next week. The project, costing $551,000, reduced the height of the hill just north of the Escuela Drive gate. Lowering the hill was meant to create safer sight lines and allow the community to open a gate at Escuela Drive – a project that has been discussed but not budgeted or scheduled.

RMA sets 2.27% dues increase for 2017

Blood drive signs

Representing the Women's Club at Tuesday's RMA meeting were, from left, Sue Kjome, Pat Carroll, Bonnie Kirschman and Sheryl Bray.

Red square See video of the RMA meeting (1 hour, 11 minutes)

With little fanfare or discussion, the Rancho Murieta Association board of directors Tuesday night unanimously approved a 2017 budget that raises member dues from $132 to $135 a month, a 2.27 percent increase. The board also gave the Women’s Club permission to use non-conforming signs for its blood drive next week and approved a Fishing Club request to build a new boat ramp on Lake Clementia. Read more »

CRES principal moving on after nine years

Michael Gulden, principal for nine years at Cosumnes River Elementary, will leave next month to head up another elementary school in the Elk Grove Unified School District. Read more »

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