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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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.

The Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District will be holding “Egg-O-Rama” on Sunday, April 13 in Cottage Park’s Pool. Activities include crafts, bounce house and games. All children between walking and age 5 must be accompanied by an adult. The fun hours 12:30-4 pm with open swimming at 3 pm.  For more information contact Jaden at 927-3802 ext. 125 or email More information including flyer to download available at

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

Arden Park, Carmichael, and Fair Oaks each will be holding their own egg hunt on Saturday, April 19. The Arden Park Recreation and Park District will be sponsoring its “Eggstravaganza”  and more information is available through the park district at 483-6069 or visit the Arden Park Recreation and Park District’s website. The Carmichael Egg Hunt also is on that Saturday and the free search starts at 10 am sharp rain or shine at Carmichael Park.  In addition, there will be a pancake breakfast 7 to 11 am cooked by the Kiwanis Club of Carmichael.  For more information, call the Carmichael Recreation and Park District at 485-5322 or visit their website. (Note during the Carmichael event from 9:30 to 11 am I will be holding office hours and be available to visit with residents on a “no appointment necessary, first come basis”). And the Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District will be sponsoring its “Eggstravaganza” at Fair Oaks Park, on Saturday, April 19, too.  For more information contact the park district at 966-1036 or visit their website.

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: