About: Citrus Heights, California
Located just 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, Citrus Heights is considered young because it only became a city as of 1997. Although recently established as a city, its history dates back to the 1800s and the Gold Rush days. The locale of Citrus Heights offers much recreational opportunity for its residents because of the close proximity to Lake Tahoe, the Napa Valley wine country, national parks and seashores.
Local Newspapers: The Sacramento Bee
Local Sports Teams: Sacramento Kings (NBA), Sacramento Heatwave (American Basketball Association)
Local Colleges: University of California, Davis; California State University, Sacramento