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Jan 292015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A petroleum “tank farm” has bumped up against concerns by city leaders about the safety of rail cars loaded with hazardous materials and also the about the changing role of South River Road in West Sacramento. The facility has sued the city [...]

Jan 282015
 
Target store doesn't let RCHS students inside during the day

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 21, 2015 – By Bailey Hill and Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Groups of students at River City High School, ever since they moved into the new campus on 1 Raider Lane in 2008, have made a habit of spending time after school at Target, which is directly across [...]

Jan 262015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2014 – The West Sacramento City Council voted last month to work with regional partners to apply for a public arts grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) . The “Our Town” grant of up to $200,000 would focus on bringing art pieces to the city’s Washington neighborhood and [...]

Jan 222015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library invite you to browse their collection of books, CDs and movies for sale on the weekend of Jan. 24-25 at the Arthur F. Turner Branch Library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Saturday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays will be 10-3. Hardbacks [...]

Jan 212015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 – Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay $9.87 million in “civil penalties, costs and supplemental environmental projects” after a group of California officials alleged its stores have been mishandling hazardous and pharmaceutical wastes. The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig was among the 42 district attorneys and two [...]

Jan 202015
 
A short road trip to storied, Chinese-founded town in the Delta

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 By Al Zagofsky Correspondent Just 30 miles south of West Sacramento is the last remaining rural Chinatown, an outpost remaining largely intact since its founding in 1915, and struggling to survive in its centennial year. This unique historic property, described by the Locke Foundation as, “The only town in the [...]