News

Nov 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Community Center presents historian William Petite, with entertaining stories about famous people from Sacramento’s past – including Jean Harlow (“The Marilyn Monroe of her day”), Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and more. Light refreshments. The event is planned for 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the center, 1075 West [...]

Nov 152011
 
Happy 90th to West Sac man

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9 2011 – Fred A. Pierini was planning to celebrate  his 90th birthday, 11/11/11 at  Fasullo Restaurant in Davis with 24 family members including his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister in law and brother in law. Ferrucio (“Fred”) was born in the small Tuscan village of Collesino, Italy, in [...]

Nov 142011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – The City of West Sacramento announced Oct. 20 that it had received a $496,000 federal grant to implement a new “Safe and Healthy Routes to School Project.” The grant was administered by Caltrans. The project will seek to “establish a culture of walking and biking to school [...]

Nov 122011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor Just where are all those dirt-hauling trucks going? Michael Bessette, West Sacramento’s flood protection manager, told the News-Ledger that a lot of them are probably hauling fill to several local levee improvement projects. “There are currently three levee project sites under construction right [...]

Nov 122011
 
High score for RCHS senior

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 – River City High School’s Alana Csaposs has received a “letter of commendation” from the National Merit Scholarship Program. According to the school, she is among the 50,000 highest-testing students from over 1.5 million nationwide who took the PSAT last year. That test is a precursor to the SAT test [...]