From the News-Ledger — March 7, 2012 – The Port of West Sacramento announced yesterday it had received a $960,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for construction of a rail loop track that will consolidate switching and looping operations and reduce conflicts between trains and surface street traffic. _________________________ Safeway has provided a [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo Community Foundation is looking to honor local high school seniors who have volunteered with a Yolo nonprofit for at least 60 hours during their junior or senior years of high school. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a Yolo Youth Service Award; the nonprofit they support will receive [...]
Attend the “Hope Stocking Event” on Dec. 1, and help support the West Sacramento Foundation, which disburses grant money to local services for children, seniors, sports, arts, education and more. The festivities will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Club Pheasant, 2525 Jefferson Blvd., and will feature hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer. Donate and [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – NOV 2, 2011 – Several dozen people took part in the second annual Pumpkin Run on Saturday. The event raised hundreds of dollars for local aquatics programs, said race director Ross Yancher of the Aquatics Foundation of West Sacramento. The money will go to the Recreation Center’s fee assistance programs and to [...]
The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29. There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]
Join the annual “444 Golf Tournament” on Oct. 13 at Wildhorse in Davis. The event helps fill the coffers of the West Sacramento Foundation, which awards grant money to nonprofits serving West Sacramento. $600/foursome or $150/person. Sponsorships available. Call Joe Goeden, 719-9739; Charlie Moore, 417-5623, or visit www.westsacfoundation.org.
Runners start Saturday’s Pumpkin Run on damp pavement at the Recreation Center/RCHS complex in Southport. At rear left, holding an air horn aloft, is West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, who signalled the start of the event and then joined in the run. The mayor’s 5K time was 31 minutes and 20 seconds, despite his delayed [...]