Jun 232013
 
Learn more about foster parenting: workshop on Tuesday in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 19, 2013 – West Sacramentans are invited to learn more about becoming a foster parent. “Most people have a false impression of foster children,” reported Cherie Schroeder of the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program at Woodland Community College. “They are kids who at no fault of their own are [...]

Jun 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Something else for your little drama queen (or king) to do this summer: they can join the young actors’ workshop, and learn basic acting skills regardless of experience or talent. Open to youth age 10-18. $90,and classes go from July 8 to Aug. 2. Call 617-4620. Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Jun 212013
 
WS Early College Prep launches first class of high school grads

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 19, 2013 – The West Sacramento Early College Prep charter school graduated its first group of high schoolers in a ceremony June 9 at UC Davis. The young school began teaching only the lower grades but has since filled out to become a grade 6-12 school. Partners include the UC Davis School [...]

Jun 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Recreation Center in Southport (next to River City High School on Raider Lane) offers the film “Wreck It Ralph” for its “Cinema at Sundown” program at sundown on June 27. For details, call 617-4770. Free to Rec Center pass holders. Others: $6 for adults, $4.50 for children and students. Swim [...]

Jun 192013
 
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento [...]

Jun 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 12, 2013 The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, June 18. Hours and locations include the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd.; from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing [...]

Jun 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 17, 2013 –    Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig’s office announced that on Friday, a Yolo County Jury convicted gang member Billy Thomas Wolfington, Jr., 29, of second degree murder,, criminal street gang activity and personal use of a deadly weapon.  The jury found that on September 2, [...]