Oct 252012
Letter from Austria: West Sac kid reports back from Europe

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 —   Editor’s note: Fabi Perez of West Sacramento is in Austria as a Rotary Youth exchange student. He’s sponsored by West Sacramento Centennial Rotary Club Centennial and Pocket Greenhaven Rotary Club. Here’s a report he has sent of the first month of his visit: By Fabi Perez […]

Jul 222012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —   Consider hosting a visiting student from another country this year, as West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon did last year. AFS (formerly American Field Service) is looking for families to host high school students for five months or an academic year. For information, call 1-800-876-2377 or visit www.afsusa.org. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Apr 162012

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER– The regional air quality district is bringing back its lawnmower exchange program. Turn in your old gas-powered mower and get a $100 discount on a new rechargeable electric lawn mower. Limited availability – you’re encouraged to register as soon as possible after 7 a.m. today at www.ysaqmd.org. According to the Yolo-Solano […]

Oct 262011
Exchange student: from Hokkaido to West Sac

  PHOTO: Bill Quinterro, Anthony Quinterro, Hayate Yoshida & Mona Quinterro (courtesy of Tony Schwall)   Hayate Yoshida stepped off an airplane into Sacramento  International Airport on Sept. 29, ready to start 10th grade as a Japanese exchange student at River City High School.   He’s being hosted by Bill and Mona Quinterro.   Hayate […]