Mar 072013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a free concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. There will be various classical selections plus music from Sweet Charity and a Beatles medley. The orchestra will also offer a free concert at […]

Mar 052013
Kirby-Gonzalez wins board seat

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 5, 2013 West Sacramento voters today used an all-mail election to fill the last year and a half of a vacant four-year seat on the local school board. The Yolo County Elections Office has released the preliminary results of that vote, and the apparent winner is Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a teacher in […]

Mar 052013
New 'patisserie' aims to provide pastry treats -- and job training for local teens

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor You can now pick up a lemon tart, éclair or canalé – all made under the supervision of a trained pastry chef – at an unlikely place: the Collings West Sacramento Teen Center. The new pastry shop, or patisserie, is open for your morning […]

Mar 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAR 4, 2013 A man walking on train tracks in West Sacramento was struck and killed by a San Jose-bound Amtrak train Sunday afternoon, reports the West Sacramento Police Department. The accident occurred at about 1:50 p.m., about 300 yards east of Harbor Boulevard. “The engineer saw the victim walking along the […]