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Week in Review, Sept. 1: Walmart Market Hiring, Gum Ranch Development, Lungren Op/Ed, More

Miss a story this week on Fair Oaks-Carmichael Patch? Catch up here.

It was another busy week in the Fair Oaks and Carmichael areas with plenty of stories impacting us around town and abroad. The Bureau of Reclamation got busy pouring an additional 14,000 tons of gravel into the American River near Sailor Bar. Congressman Dan Lungren (R-Gold River) responded to the less-than-warm welcome he received in a . And finally, former local editor Victor Calderon said goodbye to the community of Carmichael which he covered for nearly two years.

It's been a nice long holiday weekend. When you get back in front of the computer, take a minute to catch up on all the stories making headlines this week.

  1.  - Carmichael store to open in late October on Madison Avenue.
  2.  - The seasonal business is looking for help for its Roseville, Rocklin, Citrus Heights and other Sacramento-area stores.
  3.  - On Sunday a flash mob was scheduled to celebrate the life of Carmichael's Joseph Allen Long. Did you happen to make it out?
  4.  - Four candidates vie for separate board seats on the Carmichael Water District Board.
  5.  - New study details giving by ZIP Code and finds areas with more GOP voters are more likely to support charities.
  6.  - 'It has been my honor to tell your stories on a daily basis.'
  7.  - MBK Property Management officials will hold a public discussion to explore options surrounding a park included in preliminary designs for the Gum Ranch housing development.
  8.  - Congressman calls for civility.
  9.  - The daily newsletter is an easy way to get your timely local news and updates throughout the day.
  10.  - Debbie Kraus has been student, educator, principal in San Juan Unified.
  11.  - Defending section champ El Camino lost key seniors, others look to build on success from last year.
  12.  - Racquel Man going to Pasadena in January.
  13.  - Business opens in location of former Coldstone Creamery.

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