Dec 042013
 
Students hope to 'can' their principal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – Students at Holy Cross Academy school are trying to “can” their principal this holiday season. They hope to stack Principal Laura MacDonald’s office with enough collected canned foods that she can’t get to her desk. Students at the school invite community members to drop off canned food [...]

Nov 222013
 
Need a little help? 'Community Giveaway Day' returns this Saturday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 20, 2013 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance will host its annual “West Sacramento Community Giveaway Day” on Saturday, November 23, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Westfield Village Elementary School, 508 Poplar Avenue. The Children’s Alliance and community partners will provide about 400 low-income families with free food [...]

Nov 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo Food Bank (with support from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation) will distribute 1,500 meals this Thanksgiving. Yolo households needing help may receive a package including a turkey, fresh produce and non-perishable goods. The Food Bank will partner with the Yolo County Children’s Alliance to distribute the food boxes [...]

Oct 242013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 24, 2013 – West Sacramento officials announced today that a Japanese company plans to build a 25,000-square foot production facility and U.S. headquarters in the Southport Business Park in West Sacramento. The identity of the company will be announced at a press conference tomorrow, with representatives from the Sacramento Area Commerce [...]

Oct 182013
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Sactoberfest – a beer and food celebration patterned after Germany’s Oktoberfest – comes to West Sacramento’s “Bridge District” on Saturday, Oct. 19. Experience German beer culture under a big tent. The official “tapping of the keg” is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. Many local breweries are participating. Tickets start at [...]

Oct 152013
 
Munching along the waterfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – BY NEWS-LEDGER STAFF – The second annual edition of “Trucktoberfest” Saturday on the West Sacramento riverfront seemed to show that the event is gaining an enthusiastic following. For the second year, food trucks descended on River Walk Park, next to the ziggurat building, CalSTRS tower and the [...]