Apr 152012
Veterans' supporter is 'woman of year'

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — A woman who has involved herself in West Sacramento’s community has earned “Woman of the Year” distinction in Mariko Yamada’s 8th Assembly District. Debbie Reynolds, 35, joined other state-wide honorees in receiving the award in a ceremony at the capitol on March 26. “I was a little bit nervous,” […]

Feb 132012

FROM PG&E With Valentine’s Day coming tomorrow, many people will celebrate with helium-filled metallic balloons. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to securely tie a weight to all metallic balloons containing helium to prevent them from floating away. Metallic balloons that contact overhead power lines can disrupt electric service to an entire neighborhood, […]

Dec 142011
Nearly 400 families get a little help

     FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 — The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People […]

Nov 172011
A West Sac parade!

Editor’s note: The News-Ledger covered last week’s Veterans Day Parade with an article and several photos in its Nov. 16 edition. Following are more photos from the dozens we took, along with the Nov. 16 article. NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 16, 2011 The damp skies showed some mercy, and the first try at a Veterans Day […]

Nov 102011

  The Yolo County Children’s Alliance will bring back the annual “Community Giveaway Day” on Sat., Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. “until supplies run out” at Westfield Village Elementary School, 508 Poplar Avenue. West Sacramento residents are invited to show up and receive some free household goods, clothes, food, toys and more (bring proof of […]