Dec 222012
 
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 – The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about [...]

Dec 202012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – Police have concluded their investigation into comments made online through the Facebook site that appeared to threaten West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. No arrest was made.   The Facebook post used gay slurs against Cabaldon and accused him of selling the region’s water rights, implying there would [...]

Dec 192012
 
Go climb a nearby mountain

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Guest Commentary by Charlotte Orr Tuleyome Association December 11th was designated International Mountain Day. The day was created by the UN in 2003 to promote awareness about the importance of the world’s mountains and highlands. Mountains are crucial to life, provide most of the world’s fresh water, [...]

Dec 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 19, 2012 – Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputies shot two dogs that “charged the deputies” during a probation search at an Antelope Street house in Woodland on Monday at about 9:20 a.m. According to Sgt. Lance Faille of the sheriff’s department, deputies conducted a probation search of the home of Shane Edgington, [...]

Dec 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 –   The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Dec. 18. Locations include the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., 11-noon; and the Clarksburg Firehouse, [...]

Dec 172012
 
'A Life's Ride': new bench is memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 New memorial combines a West Sac man’s work, and his passion – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor In retrospect, it seems obvious: Andrew Yokoyama was a lifelong West Sacramentan, a farmer, an enthusiastic bicyclist. Why not commemorate his life with a bicycle-themed memorial right along the road so [...]