Apr 072013
 
Elkhorn class wins 'Think Green' prize

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 27, 2013 – Local students were invited to come up with energy-wise ideas as part of the ‘Think Green’ contest. Joining Elkhorn as winners were a first grade class from Westfield Village Elementary, which took second place and a $300 class prize, and second-graders at Westfield, who won third place [...]

Apr 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – While funding lasts, the City of West Sacramento is offering a matching residential rebate program for energy efficiency improvements and appliances for local residents. Save money on a new energy-efficient water heater, HVAC, insulation, energy-efficient windows, weather-stripping, as well as on efficient washers and dryers and dishwashers. Maximum of $500 per [...]

Apr 052013
 
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the [...]

Apr 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2012 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 7, Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson sentenced Michael Robert Hernandez III, 33, of West Sacramento, to 21 years in state prison for attacking his girlfriend. Hernandez pled no contest on January 24 to two strike-felonies, and multiple [...]

Apr 032013
 
RCHS kids win regional science prize

From Dax Castro For the first time in River City High School’s history, two students have brought home the gold, winning the Sacramento Regional Science Fair competition in the “Psychology and Social Behavior” category. Helaman Burdge and Camille Krahn competed with over 100 other projects overall spread across several categories and emerged victorious. Their project [...]