Nov 292014
Hundreds get help at 'giveaway day'

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 26, 2014 — From Lori Aldrete Aldrete Communications for the Yolo County Children’s Alliance It’s a long way from Detroit to West Sacramento.  But for 37-year-old Latina Taylor and her daughter Jamaica Rayne, a student at Westfield Village Elementary, they are feeling the love of the West Sacramento community and the Yolo […]

Oct 312014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 29, 2014 — The City of West Sacramento and County of Yolo are about to kick off a $100,000 project to house at least 71 homeless people in a “housing first” pilot project. The “Bridge to Housing Pilot Project” includes a community cleanup of the city’s north levee area (a longtime dwelling […]

Oct 212014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 — From the Yolo County District Attorney’s office Yolo D.A. Jeff Reisig announced last week that his office has created a “Conviction Integrity Unit” to review claims of innocence made after someone has locally been convicted of a crime. “While the trial and appellate process have significant safeguards to protect […]

Sep 272014

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The Yolo County Health Services Department will be holding the following seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: —  Tuesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the     Riverbend Community Room, 664 Cummins Way in West Sacramento —   Tuesday, October 21, […]

Sep 092014
Empower Yolo celebrates the '50s with a fundraiser at Woodland venue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —  SEPT 3, 2014 — Empower Yolo, which provides violence-prevention and crisis intervention services to women and children in Yolo County, will host a party and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. The “Rebels With a Cause: Driving Out Violence” event will be held at Reiff’s Antique Gas Station Museum, a Woodland landmark […]

Aug 262014
West Sac's supervisor says this region played big role in shaping state water bond

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 20, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Yolo County Supervisor Oscar Villegas says this region played a big role in deciding what to keep and what to throw away as the upcoming $7.2 billion state water bond was drafted for the November ballot.  Villegas, who represents Clarksburg and most of West […]