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Oct 292011
 
WUSD board president promises 'extremely good news' at upcoming address

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   Local school district officials believe they’re riding a wave of success, and that feeling will likely be celebrated in Tuesday’s first-ever “State of the District” dinner and address.   The keynote speech will come from Dave Westin, president of the board of trustees [...]

Oct 282011
 
New stretch of riverfront promenade

  NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011  The City of West Sacramento has opened a new recreational walkway, the River Walk Trail, along the picturesque riverfront south of the Tower Bridge, parallel to the Sacramento River. The paved trail, nearly one mile in length, creates a “front door” to the City’s new Bridge District development now [...]

Oct 272011
 

   NEWS-LEDGER OC26, 2011 -  From Waste Management, Inc.   This season, Waste Management reminds its customers to save money and Think Green® by avoiding traditional Halloween routines – that usually result in waste – in favor of recyclable, eco-friendly habits: ·    Use the whole pumpkin: Most everyone buys a pumpkin to celebrate the holiday, [...]

Oct 262011
 
Exchange student: from Hokkaido to West Sac

  PHOTO: Bill Quinterro, Anthony Quinterro, Hayate Yoshida & Mona Quinterro (courtesy of Tony Schwall)   Hayate Yoshida stepped off an airplane into Sacramento  International Airport on Sept. 29, ready to start 10th grade as a Japanese exchange student at River City High School.   He’s being hosted by Bill and Mona Quinterro.   Hayate [...]

Oct 252011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 –  The City of West Sacramento is starting up a new round of training for those who want to know better how to help themselves, their families and their neighbors in the event of an emergency. Topics include Disaster Awareness, Light Search & Rescue, Terrorism and more. Citizens who pass [...]

Oct 242011
 
Free concert & instrument 'petting zoo'

 The Camellia Symphony Orchestra will return to West Sacramento for its annual free family concert as well as a “Funshop” and “instrument petting zoo,” meant to introduce kids to orchestral instruments including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The interactive music activities begin at 1 p.m. and the one-hour family concert begins at 2 p.m. on [...]