Jun 132014
 
Into the drink --

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 – Four juveniles got away with minor injuries after the car they were in went into a pond near Southport Parkway and Marshall Road. The accident call came in at 1:18 p.m. on Friday to local police. One officer told a reporter that the four were found walking [...]

Jun 122014
 
Not working or underemployed due to the drought? Help available

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – Yolo Food Bank has launched a program to help those in the county left unemployed or underemployed because of the state-wide drought. Many agricultural jobs, for example, have suffered during this year’s water shortage. Through the “Drought Food Assistance Program,” the food bank will distribute prepacked food [...]

Jun 122014
 
High school graduation time: both over-rated and fondly recalled

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – Another high school graduation week is upon us. Seventeen and eighteen-year old students all over the nation will be marching down their respective aisles, having endured weeks of practicing and hearing “Pomp and Circumstance” being played over and over again by young bands not always gentle on [...]

Jun 112014
 
Civic honors for local brewpub, community college branch and more

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The annual “State of the City” address on May 21 lacked any major new public policy announcements. But it did offer some perspective on sweeping changes now working their way through a growing West Sacramento. In his keynote address to the dinner [...]

Jun 102014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – Sierra Valley Conference – the athletic conference in which River City High School is a member – has released its roster of “all league” honorees for the spring season. RCHS players named “all league” for girls soccer were Jaylen Crim, Keionna Claypoole, Annie Wampler and Erin Delany. [...]

Jun 092014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 9, 2014 – West Sacramento’s “Cooling Centers” are now open to members of the public who need a cool place to stay healthy and escape hot temperatures. Water is available at all sites, but bringing a re-useable water bottle is advised. Dress in layers so you can shed layers when in [...]

Jun 092014
 
'Tour de West Sac' citizens poke around some city hot spots on two wheels

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Close to 50 people joined West Sacramento city councilman Chris Ledesma on Saturday, May 31, for the “Tour de West Sac,” an informal bike tour of some of the town’s new and soon-to-be-new highlights. The group departed from Nugget market in Southport. [...]