Susan Peters - District 3

700 H Street, Suite 2450
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 874-5471; FAX (916) 874-7593
Chief of Staff, Howard Schmidt
Special Assistant, Vanessa McCarthy-Olmstead
Scheduling Secretary Karin Heyden 


Dear Third District Residents,

I am honored to have served as your representative on the Board of Supervisors since 2005.

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This annual event sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Carmichael  will be held on Friday, May 16 from 5-8 pm at the La Sierra Community Center and features live music, the opportunity to sample many fine wines and delicious food plus there will be a car display, raffle and a silent auction.  Proceeds benefit children, youth, schools and local charities.  For more information and tickets call 485-7468 or visit the Kiwanis Club of Carmichael website.
The Fair Oaks Cemetery District will be holding its annual Memorial Day and Avenue of Flags Ceremony on Saturday, May 24, at the cemetery located at 7780 Olive Street in Fair Oaks.  The program starts at 10 am and will include military honors as well as the laying of the wreath at the memorial in honor of the more than 1,700 veterans at the cemetery.  For more information, please visit the Fair Oaks Cemetery District website.
My next 7:30 am Community Coffee Meeting will be on Wednesday, May 21, featuring guest speaker Sacramento County Transportation Director Michael Penrose . Here’s an opportunity to hear first-hand about the challenges facing our transportation infrastructure. This meeting will be held in the Fair Oaks Water District’s conference room, 10326 Fair Oaks Blvd. near Winding Way.
Fair Oaks Village will be holding Fiesta Days during the weekend of May 3 - 4 and activities include – among other things -- a parade, one-of-a-kind Toilet Bowl Race, crafts, games for children, and a huge classic car show.  It should be a lot of fun so save the dates on your calendar.  For more information about Fiesta Days, please visit the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce website or call 967-2903.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4647 is proudly sponsoring the 48th Annual North Highlands/Antelope Community Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26.  The parade begins at 10 am travelling down Watt Avenue starting at I Street/Bolivar Avenue and concluding at A Street.  For more information including parade entry forms please visit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4647 website.
Expect significant traffic delays when Caltrans commences construction on US Highway 50 in the so-called “WX Freeway” segment (south of downtown, between 18th and 24th Streets) which is used by many suburban commuters. Work on Eastbound US Highway 50 will be during April 22-May 21 and Westbound work will be during May 27-June 25 with no work planned for Memorial Day Weekend. Please visit the Fix 50 website for more information regarding construction, alternate routes, and project updates.
Stanford Youth Solutions, formerly the Stanford Home for Children, will be holding its annual gala, “A Magical Night in the Emerald City,” on Thursday, May 1, and transforming the North Ridge Country Club into scenes from the Wizard of Oz. Guests can follow the Yellow Brick Road and enjoy tasty farm-to-fork treats, fabulous wines, live music, DJ entertainment and an auction hosted by the Great and Powerful Oz. I hope you can join me that night in supporting Stanford Youth Solutions that provides programs and support to nearly 2,400 local young people and family members. For more information, please visit their website.
Spring is here and the best -- and easiest -- way to enjoy the American River Parkway is to purchase a year-long unlimited Parks Pass. It costs only $50 per year – paying for itself after ten trips. You can purchase a pass at The American River Parkway Foundation Office in the William B. Pond Recreation Area or online at And if you need quick access online to find specific recreational facilities like dog parks, swimming pools (and lessons), community centers, trails, arts and culture, golf, horseback riding, tennis courts and more remember all sorts of information is available at!
The Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands is holding its seventh annual wine and food gala entitled “Night at the Museum” to benefit local charities.  The California Automobile Museum will be the venue for the fun scheduled for Friday, April 25, 6-10 pm.  Plan to enjoy music and dancing, bid for great prizes in the live and silent auctions, and join in a balloon pop for special prizes.  Proceeds will go to Birth and Beyond, Sacramento Crisis Nursery, Children's Receiving Home, and WIND.   Tickets available online at: