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 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 […]