Jan 062012
 
Old dock retired; new one planned for public use

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor The City of West Sacramento has hired a contractor to dismantle the old dock at Raley’s Landing – formerly home to the Elizabeth Louise paddlewheeler and to the now-defunct River Otter Taxi Service. The dock has been disused for several years, and [...]

Jan 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 5, 2011 – The Sacramento River Cats have announced their seasonal job openings, which are available at www.rivercats.com under “the “Ballpark Info & Contacts” tab. Between the River Cats and Ovations Food Services, there are more than 200 seasonal positions available at Raley Field.  All applicants must be at least 18 [...]

Jan 042012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – ‘POLICE LOG’ is a feature that appears exclusively in the News-Ledger every week. To see it regularly, make sure to become a News-Ledger subscriber. Here’s last week’s police log report: Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of [...]

Jan 032012
 
Luis Macias, founder of family-run West Sac jewelry business, dies

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – BY DARYL FISHER Note: Lou Macias, the founder and longtime owner of West Sacramento’s Crest Jewelers, passed away this past week. He was a remarkable man who through dedication and hard work created one of West Sacramento’s most highly-esteemed family businesses, which is still going strong after [...]

Jan 022012
 
Students, volunteers plant trees in Yolo nature preserve

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – From Beth Gabor Yolo County Information Officer On Dec. 13, the Cache Creek Conservancy, the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Center for Land-Based Learning partnered to plant 200 native trees and shrubs on the grounds of Yolo County’s Cache Creek Nature Preserve in Western Yolo County.  Follow up instruction [...]

Jan 012012
 
'Heart of the City': youth sports roundup

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Don Schatzel Champions all! I hope your holiday season was  a happy and joyous one. Youth sports in our community continue to be an enormous success and a source of community pride. The Washington Unified School District girls Volleyball and boys flag football seasons came to [...]