Dec 272014
 
West Sac on the hydrogen highway

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – By Al Zagofsky Correspondent While the U.S. is talking about zero emission vehicles, West Sacramento has become a leader of the pack. On Thursday, Dec. 10, West Sac’s previously off-the-beaten path Industrial Drive welcomed the first hydrogen  fueling station in northern California. The station, operated by Ramos [...]

Dec 262014
 
Teen Center hosts party, gives presents

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – Courtesy of Collings Teen Center Seventy employees from Agrium and Clark Pacific (two West Sacramento companies) and the Collings Teen Center at 1541 Merkley Avenue hosted a Christmas meal for 130 local kids and their parents on Dec. 13 at the center. Visitors received a turkey dinner, games, activities [...]

Dec 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Baptist Church is offering a free Christmas luncheon to anyone who needs it. The luncheon (turkey, ham, and all the trimmings) will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 2124 Michigan Blvd. The church can be reached at its message phone, 371-2111. [...]

Dec 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Both Christmas (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) will result in changes to West Sacramento’s garbage and recycling pickup day. Both weeks, regular Thursday service will move to Friday and regular Friday service moves to Saturday. City hall and the community center will close Dec. 24 through Jan. 4. [...]

Dec 242014
 
McGowan takes one last look back at his public service, Part III

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final piece in our three-part interview with Mike McGowan, who was West Sacramento’s first mayor and later its longtime county supervisor.   We talked with McGowan in March, and that chat covered his view of a lot of [...]

Dec 212014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Yolo County is linking up with employers to provide new job opportunities through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program.  This program, administered through the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, incentivizes local employers by cutting employment costs when hiring Yolo County residents, [...]

Dec 202014
 
West Sac Art Guild preps for art show & sale today near Nugget

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – Six members of the West Sacramento Art Guild took multiple awards at the Yolo County Fair over the summer, reports JoJo Gillies of the guild. Among them: Agnes Nilsen took a first-place award in cross-stitch, a third as “best overall” and a pair of second-place ribbons. Linda Bowron won [...]