Photos of the Week

A round-up of the best pics from the Sacramento region.

From the Veterans Day parade in Elk Grove, to an emergency plane landing near Roseville, here is a sampling of the best images to complement the week's most impactful stories. 

This week's photos are a mix of user-generated images and pictures from our local Patch editors. But we're always looking for more from our readers. 

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Elk Grove Celebrates Veterans Day With Parade: Elk Grove residents of all ages gathered Sunday to celebrate Veterans Day, from World War II veterans to kids a long way from being old enough to enlist. 

Know Your Eggs: Co-op Photo Blows Up on Reddit: A photo of a sign in the egg section of the Davis Food Co-op was posted on Reddit Tuesday. One day later, more than 400,000 people have seen it and more than 1,000 people have commented. 

A Fond Farewell to the Founding Editor: Elk Grove Patch founding editor Felicia Mello is leaving for another job in Las Vegas. She was the founding editor of Elk Grove Patch when it launched in December of 2010 and went on to become the Associate Regional Editor of the six sites in the Sacramento area. 

Plane Makes an Emergency Landing in Middle of Highway 65: A plane landed safely on a grassy center divide on a busy highway between Rocklin and Roseville's Sunset and Blue Oaks boulevards. Pilot John Mares made the emergency landing at about 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 14, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Nico Bonfilio.

Day Trippin': Mandarin Orange Season Begins in Placer County: A morning picking mandarins in Placer County reaps a harvest of delicious fruit and fun memories.

Lungren Admits Defeat in Congressional Race Against Bera: Longtime Congressman Dan Lungren (R-Gold River) said Friday that he feels confident that he has been ousted from the House of Representatives by Elk Grove Democrat Ami Bera. 


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