City of Rancho Cordova Named Finalist for a 2019 All-America City Award!
The National Civic League announced that the City of Rancho Cordova is one of 20 communities chosen as a finalist for a 2019 All-America City Award (AAC), the nation's most prestigious community award, now in its 70th year. In June 2019, all 20 finalists will meet in Denver to compete for the chance to be named an All-America City. Stay tuned for more updates! Learn more

Amgen Tour of California: Rancho Cordova Stage 2 Start is May 13th! 
  • On Monday, May 13th, join us at Rancho Cordova City Hall for the Men's Stage 2 Start of the Amgen Tour of California! The Festival opens at 8 AM and the race begins at 10:05 AM. Watch your mailbox, email and social media for more information. Learn more
  • Cycling 101: Can't wait for Amgen to come to Rancho Cordova on May 13? Learn all about the race, how points are scored, and how you can best watch the competition. Learn more

City Welcomes Micah Runner as New Deputy City Manager
The City of Rancho Cordova is excited to welcome Micah Runner, our new Deputy City Manager! Mr. Runner will oversee Community Development, Economic Development, Facilities and the Community Enhancement Fund.  Learn more

Raising Money for the Annual St. Baldrick's Event
City of Rancho Cordova City Council Members Donald Terry and Garrett Gatewood, the Rancho Cordova Police Department, and volunteers donated their time, money, and even hair during the annual St. Baldrick's event at Ol' Republic Brewery to raise over $9,000 in donations to fund research for childhood cancer. 

Riverview STEM Students Excel in Robotics Competition
Rancho Cordova students at Riverview STEM Academy competed in three tournaments in Davis, CA and came away winning two design awards and a sportsmanship award. The team was then invited to the state championship at Sierra College and placed 7th out of 11 teams. Learn more

Cordova High Construction Students Help Build Dog Houses for Lost Pets in Camp Fire
Students in Cordova High's construction class volunteered to build dog houses for pets whose families have lost homes in the Camp Fire. These extraordinary students were interviewed by local media outlets while loading up their finished projects on a trailer headed to Paradise, CA. Learn more

Cordova High Floral Design Students Are in the News!
Floral Design students in Cordova High's Ornamental Horticulture CTE pathway recently found themselves in the news for applying their technical education to the real-world. Learn more

Cordova High Students Honored at Annual Community Volunteer Awards
Adults and youth participating in the Mentees at Cordova High (MACH) program were recognized at the Cordova Community Council's 2019 Community Volunteer Awards. MACH helps steer students on a path to success by matching students with mentors and leadership opportunities. Learn more

Robert J. McGarvey Elementary Student Reaches Regional Spelling Bee
Robert J. McGarvey student Swapnil Dasari navigated his way to the Regional Round Spelling Bee by tackling several complex words along the way. Congratulations! Learn more

Add it to the Trophy Case!
Congratulations to Rancho Cordova's St. John Vianney Boys Varsity Basketball team for taking home the championship trophy in the Sacramento region's Parochial Athletics League Tournament. Learn more

Cordova High Welcomes New Varsity Football Head Coach
The City of Rancho Cordova welcomes Jason Bumbaca as the new head coach of the Cordova High School Varsity Football team. Learn more
Best in Business Awards (BIBAs)
Congratulations to the businesses that won at this year's BIBAs: 

Now Open
  • Jersey Mike's Subs, 2808 Zinfandel Drive
  • Strad Meadery, 2539 Mercantile Drive, Suite 1
  • Bowinkles Drive Thru, 10423 Folsom Boulevard
  • Soho Sushi Express, 4040 Sunrise Boulevard
  • Dreams Cafe, 2868 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 125
  • Sourdough & Co., 2823 Zinfandel Drive

  • Organic Delights: This organic restaurant offers organic coffee, sandwiches, salads, soups and fresh juice. Organic Delights is located at 2256 Sunrise Boulevard, Suite B.
  • Crazy for Yogurt: If you're "crazy for yogurt," make sure you check out this tasty frozen yogurt shop located at 10824 Olson Drive.
  • Bliss Marketplace: Are you a collector of all things vintage? Mark your calendar for upcoming events where you can shop for unique finds from over 75 vendors. Learn more
  • Did you know Magnolia House Restaurant now serves breakfast? View their breakfast menu

Follow RCPD on Twitter for Real-Time Updates
Have you ever wondered what is happening when you see police activity in your neighborhood? To increase communication with our residents, RCPD has started providing real-time updates through Twitter! 

Crime Prevention Tips
The Rancho Cordova Police Department (RCPD) wants to offer our residents tips to help keep you and your possessions secure, as well as information on how to report criminal activity. By taking a few simple steps, you can reduce the risk to yourself while also discouraging those who commit crime.  Learn more

Apply Now for Summer @ City Hall
The City of Rancho Cordova and Pro Youth and Families will launch Summer @ City Hall, a 5-week program for youth ages 13-18 living within the City of Rancho Cordova. Summer @ City Hall provides leadership and professional development, as well as civic engagement and local government education. The program runs from June 24 through August 2. The deadline to apply is May 17.  Learn more

CRPD Receives Award for Lincoln Village Adult Fitness Course!
On March 7, Cordova Recreation & Park District accepted an Excellence in Design award from the California Park and Recreation Society for the Community Enhancement Fund-funded Lincoln Village Adult Fitness Course at Lincoln Village Community Park. Way to go! Learn more

California Arbor Week Celebration

The City of Rancho Cordova joined up with the Sacramento Tree Foundation, community partners, and local volunteers to plant trees at Williamson Elementary School and celebrate California Arbor Week with a Tree Fair. Learn more

Deadline Reminder: Graduating Seniors can Apply for a $1,000 Scholarship
The City of Rancho Cordova and Republic Services are teaming up to offer three $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue college degrees in the fields of environmental science, engineering, or political science. Interested applicants have until April 15 to apply. Learn more

Douglas Road Update
Douglas Road, Chrysanthy Road and Rancho Cordova Parkway are now open to traffic. New traffic light signals are now at the intersections of Douglas Road at Rancho Cordova Parkway, and lane striping and electrical improvements have been made to the area. Learn more


Creek Week Is Here!

We are looking for volunteers to help clean waterways and local creeks on Saturday, April 13. This year, there are six clean-up sites, as well as a Creek Week Nature Walk and other activities planned. 


Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) can be a danger to humans, pets, and our environment. These waste materials cannot be disposed of in your regular garbage. Residents can drop off their HHW at several local locations at no cost. Learn more

What's Happening at The MACC?
The MACC is hosting the Rancho Cordova Student Art Exhibit April 11-13. The exhibit showcases the artwork of K-12 students and will include drawings, mixed media, painting, ceramics, metal art, and video arts. 

Join the City Team
The City of Rancho Cordova is hiring for the following positions:
  • Facilities Attendant
  • Management Analyst I (Economic Development) 
Social Media Post of the Month
March's top social media post was announcing the recent success of the Riverview STEM Academy robotics team at three tournaments.

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