Jan 152015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2014 — A West Sacramento fraternal group reports it won an honor for the 2013-2014 service year. The Knights of Columbus Council #9469 were named  a “Star Council” chapter. “The award recognizes overall excellence in areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program, and sponsorship of […]

Oct 012014
Preschool program earns West Sac an award from U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 — By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The mood was festive at lunchtime in the city hall galleria on Monday, as guests helped the City of West Sacramento accept a “City Livability Award from the U.S. Council of Mayors and award sponsor Waste Management Inc.   The 2014 award – announced […]

Jun 302014
U.S. Mayors Conference awards 'liveabililty' prize to West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 — West Sacramento shared first place honors in the “2014 City Liveability Awards” program from the U.S. Conference of Mayors over the weekend in Dallas. New Orleans won its award for the program “NOLA FOR LIFE,” a campaign to mobilize government and community partners to fight the city’s […]

Jun 202014
News nuggets: West Sac tower wins award, two local teachers are in trouble

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 18, 2014 News briefs from West Sacramento and the region: Following an unsuccessful primary election in the State Assembly race, West Sacramento city councilman Mark Johannessen has thrown his support to formal rival Steve Cohn, a fellow Democrat and a member of the city council in Sacramento. Cohn and Kevin […]

May 022014
Two Southport Elementary students win honors for messages of peace

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 — Two students from Southport Elementary School are among the winners in this year’s “Inspirational Message of Peace” contest sponsored by the National Park Service and International World Peace Rose Gardens. The contest was in conjunction with the annual celebration of the “I Have a Dream” garden at […]

Jan 202014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The Yolo County Women’s History Month committee invites nominations for Yolo County women to be honored at the group’s March 6 luncheon. Nominees must have a track record of contributing to their community along the theme of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Individuals and organizations may nominate an […]

Jan 152014
Chamber installs new officers; Kristoff to get 'lifetime achievement' award

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 15, 2014 — The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will install a new board of directors at its annual installation dinner, held this year at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 16)  in the civic center galleria. Marty Swingle of Capital West Realty is the 2014 chairman of the board of directors. […]