Oct 292011
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees […]

Oct 272011

   NEWS-LEDGER OC26, 2011 –  From Waste Management, Inc.   This season, Waste Management reminds its customers to save money and Think Green® by avoiding traditional Halloween routines – that usually result in waste – in favor of recyclable, eco-friendly habits: ·    Use the whole pumpkin: Most everyone buys a pumpkin to celebrate the holiday, […]

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 […]