Jun 212013
WS Early College Prep launches first class of high school grads

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 19, 2013 — The West Sacramento Early College Prep charter school graduated its first group of high schoolers in a ceremony June 9 at UC Davis. The young school began teaching only the lower grades but has since filled out to become a grade 6-12 school. Partners include the UC Davis School […]

Jun 202013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The Recreation Center in Southport (next to River City High School on Raider Lane) offers the film “Wreck It Ralph” for its “Cinema at Sundown” program at sundown on June 27. For details, call 617-4770. Free to Rec Center pass holders. Others: $6 for adults, $4.50 for children and students. Swim […]

Jun 192013
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento […]

Jun 182013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 12, 2013 The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, June 18. Hours and locations include the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd.; from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing […]

Jun 172013
HEART OF THE CITY: Southport Elementary wins a couple of WUSD scholastic sports titles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 12, 2013 — Summer has started, graduations are done and it’s time for congratulations to all the graduates. Best of luck in the future!  Parents: you, too, can take a bow. You made it so far! Southport takes a double: Southport Elementary School won both the Washington Unified School […]

Jun 152013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig reports that on Tuesday, parole commissioners denied parole to 32-year-old convicted murderer Ramiro Acevedo, Jr..  The hearing took place at the California State Prison in Soledad, California where Acevedo is serving a 15-to-life sentence in prison.    According to the District […]