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Tear-down of Elk Grove ‘ghost mall’ begins, paving way for new casino

Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks & Hector Amezcua February 1, 2019

Elk Grove’s “ghost mall” — the languishing eyesore along Highway 99 — will soon be no more.

Tearing down large sections of concrete and steel beams, construction workers began demolishing the northern part of the unfinished mall Friday to make way for the planned Wilton Rancheria casino-resort.

When completed, the $400 million casino development would be Sacramento’s closest, and include restaurants, a hotel, a spa and one of the region’s largest convention centers.

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