Oct 262011
 
Exchange student: from Hokkaido to West Sac

  PHOTO: Bill Quinterro, Anthony Quinterro, Hayate Yoshida & Mona Quinterro (courtesy of Tony Schwall)   Hayate Yoshida stepped off an airplane into Sacramento  International Airport on Sept. 29, ready to start 10th grade as a Japanese exchange student at River City High School.   He’s being hosted by Bill and Mona Quinterro.   Hayate [...]

Oct 252011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 –  The City of West Sacramento is starting up a new round of training for those who want to know better how to help themselves, their families and their neighbors in the event of an emergency. Topics include Disaster Awareness, Light Search & Rescue, Terrorism and more. Citizens who pass [...]

Oct 242011
 
Free concert & instrument 'petting zoo'

 The Camellia Symphony Orchestra will return to West Sacramento for its annual free family concert as well as a “Funshop” and “instrument petting zoo,” meant to introduce kids to orchestral instruments including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The interactive music activities begin at 1 p.m. and the one-hour family concert begins at 2 p.m. on [...]

Oct 232011
 

  The West Sacramento Police Log is a regular feature in the News-Ledger newspaper. Here is the Police Log from Oct. 12.   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department [...]

Oct 232011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Yolo County will run a “pilot” program for the state testing out the process of holding all-mail ballots, where polling stations are all but phased out of the election process. In August, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 413, a bill authored by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada [...]