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 [...]

Dec 302011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor If you have a telephone landline in West Sacramento, you’re probably already in the city’s “Reverse 911” program. It’s part of a regional system that lets authorities reach you with a recorded message in case of a major emergency. But those of [...]