John Todd has lived in Rio Linda since 1969. He is currently the publisher of the Rio Linda Messenger, an online newspaper for the people who live, work, and play in Rio Linda and Elverta. The Rio Linda Messenger was named Best Local News Source in 2016 and 2018 and received a proclamation from Sacramento County in 2018.
Mr. Todd is currently co-chair of the Rio Linda Elverta Neighborhood Association and has been active in many community organizations, including the defunct Rio Linda VISIONS group.
He is also the business and property manager at A-1 Storage on Q Street, which is also a member business.
Mr. Todd has been the Announcer for the Rio Linda Elverta Christmas Light Parade since its inception, and on Friday nights during football season, you can find him in the press box, calling the Rio Linda Knights football games.