Mar 192015
Heilman to return as fire chief

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 19, 2015 John Heilmann, a former firefighter, engineer and captain for the West Sacramento Fire Department, will return beginning April 17 to take over from Rick Martinez as the city’s fire chief. Heilmann has recently served as deputy fire chief of the operations division at UC Davis and the City of […]

Jan 092015
Wise breaks receiving record for River City High School football

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2015 — By Laura Asatryan River City High School Journalism Class River City senior Aaron Wise broke the varsity football single season reception record this season with 46 receptions. The record was previously set by Malik Dumetz in 2013. Before Malik, the record had been set by Malcom Floyd, who is […]

Dec 302014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — You’re invited to an organizational meeting of “What’s Happening Seniors?,” a new group dedicated to being active, making friends, sharing stories and finding out what’s happening in the region. Come to the meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 21, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Free parking […]

Dec 272014
West Sac on the hydrogen highway

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 — By Al Zagofsky Correspondent While the U.S. is talking about zero emission vehicles, West Sacramento has become a leader of the pack. On Thursday, Dec. 10, West Sac’s previously off-the-beaten path Industrial Drive welcomed the first hydrogen  fueling station in northern California. The station, operated by Ramos […]

Dec 212014

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 — From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Yolo County is linking up with employers to provide new job opportunities through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program.  This program, administered through the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, incentivizes local employers by cutting employment costs when hiring Yolo County residents, […]

Dec 042014
Mike McGowan: the man whose name is on West Sac's newest bridge

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: Friday (Dec. 5), West Sacramento officials will cut the ribbon on a new bridge across the barge canal. The bridge is a few hundred yards west of the existing bridge that takes Jefferson Boulevard over the same canal. It will provide […]