FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 — BY SAM URREA Kai Hinton is a big step closer to fulfilling his life-long dream of becoming a naval aviator: the River City High School senior has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy. An overachieving student and athlete for as long as he can remember, [...]
Landon Wu, a nine-year old who attends Southport Elementary School, became the 2012 level 6 All-Around Regional Champion for Region 1 (including California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii) in competition on April 15. It was his second regional title in a row. Landon took gold in pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and floor exercises, [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – West Sacramento’s Fire Boat 41 gave a tow to a boater in need on the evening of April 17. The sailboat owner said he did not have any water to drink and hadn’t eaten in three days, reports the city fire department. He told local media all [...]
Celebrate Arbor Day on Sat., April 28, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Bridgeway Lakes Park (the boathouse), 3650 Southport Parkway. Festivities include a bounce house, the planting of five new trees, and information tables. Free. Sponsored by the City of West Sacramento.
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A regional crime drama that included a huge manhunt and the six-hour closure of a major local freeway got its start when some employees of a West Sacramento repair shop arrived at work just before 6 a.m. on Friday. B & R [...]
EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 – The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its [...]
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – Too late for publication in this week’s News-Ledger: the Lake Washington Sailing Club will hold an open house, with free sailboat rides, from 10:30 to 3:30 tomorrow (Sat., April 28). The club is based at the Port of West Sacramento. Look for the entrance on Industrial Boulevard just west of Harbor. For [...]