Jan 012015
West Sacramento gets new vice mayor, or 'mayor pro tem'

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 — Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was sworn in for another two-year term last Wednesday by Kryss Rankin, City Clerk. Cabaldon easily won re-election during the November local ballot. Also reelected last month were city council members Mark Johannessen and Chris Ledesma, who each earned another four-year term from local voters. Johannessen […]

Dec 312014
RCHS grad adjusts to life as college student and college basketball player

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 — By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Everyone knows that if you want to get anywhere in life, you can’t do it alone. However, one can’t reach their goals in life without hard work and ambition that comes from one’s self and this is true for current […]

Dec 302014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — You’re invited to an organizational meeting of “What’s Happening Seniors?,” a new group dedicated to being active, making friends, sharing stories and finding out what’s happening in the region. Come to the meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 21, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Free parking […]

Dec 292014
West Sac Singers put on Christmas show inside the state capitol building

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 — FROM AL ZAGOFSKY — NEWS-LEDGER CORRESPONDENT — The state capitol building in Sacramento has welcomed festive music for the holidays since opening in December of 1869. Midday on Sunday, Dec. 21, it was the turn of the West Sacramento Community Singers to perform on the capitol rotunda. They sang […]

Dec 282014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Attend a free city workshop about shade trees, and qualify for up to two free trees per year for the life of the program (depending on availability). The City of West Sacramento is giving from a stock of trees including Gingko biloba, bur oak, golden rain tree, Zelkova serrata, emerald sunshine […]

Dec 272014
West Sac on the hydrogen highway

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent While the U.S. is talking about zero emission vehicles, West Sacramento has become a leader of the pack. On Thursday, Dec. 10, West Sac’s previously off-the-beaten path Industrial Drive welcomed the first hydrogen  fueling station in northern California. The station, operated by Ramos […]