Jan 272015
 
A message & invitation from Yolo Supervisor Oscar Villegas

From Oscar Villegas Yolo County Supervisor, District 1 Thank you for allowing me to serve as your Yolo County Supervisor, District 1, representing West Sacramento and Clarksburg.  In February 2014, I was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, to serve on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors in the seat vacated by the legendary Mike McGowan [...]

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 [...]

Jan 182015
 
Opinion: being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 By Cherie Schroeder Yolo County Foster Kinship Care Program Local families are needed for local foster children, newborns through transitional age youth. Winter can be harsh on children and families. During the month of November and into early December there was a definite up-swing in the number of children Yolo [...]