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 […]

Feb 032014
How one woman opts out of holiday madness: Daryl's column sheds some light

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 — With another lengthy holiday season finally behind us, I am reminded of a friend who doesn’t think too highly of the Christmas holidays and is always thrilled when they are completely over. And she gets especially upset by the fact that they seem to start earlier each year. “It […]

Jan 042014
Longstanding group passes out free Christmas meals to hundreds

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 — From the Rotary Club of West Sacramento For decades, a volunteer organization called the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project has provided fixings for a Christmas meal to locals who need that kind of help. The tradition continued this Dec. 21-22, when the group passed out canned goods; pastas; vegetables; […]

Jan 032014
Some West Sac neighborhoods take Christmas decorations seriously

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The holiday season can be a “showy” time of year in many West Sacramento neighborhoods. The Fernwood Circle cul-de-sac in the central part of the city, not far from Park Boulevard, offers one such example. Neighbors there join together to offer a […]

Dec 132013
Hundreds visit Santa, city tree lighting

The West Sacramento Community Singers give a cheer to the crowd after a performance from the stairway. (News-Ledger photo) NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 — Last year’s event was canceled by stormy weather, but celebrants this year just moved indoors to dodge a drizzle The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce threw its annual holiday party […]

Nov 282013
Holiday tree lighting, celebration in West Sacramento on December 6

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the annual ceremony for the lighting of the city’s holiday tree in front of West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The event will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. The program includes music and carols from the […]