FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library plan an “Everybody has a Heritage” event beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Organizers plan a fun event with music and dancing from different cultures, centering around reading and literature. School-age children and their parents are invited.
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 1, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An accident in the early hours of Sunday morning left a man hospitalized. At about 1:48 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to the report of a vehicle-versus-pedestrian accident at Sacramento Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard, with the pedestrian still down. “A 22- or [...]
NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – A local veterans post presented awards to a pair of West Sacramento firefighters on Jan. 11, after the pair were selected for the honors by a vote among their coworkers. Engineer Andy Moore was named “Firefighter of the Year” and firefighter Ian Gilmour was “EMT of the Year,” in [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Work on one West Sacramento home was postponed because of the resident’s medical issues. But volunteers from the Yolo chapter of Habitat for Humanity found some other good work to do in West Sacramento this month: they converged on the home of [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – It can be hard to navigate the paperwork to get financial aid for college. Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada is hosting a number of “Cash for College” workshops to help college-bound students connect with financial aid. The workshops will include help applying for Cal Grants and filling out the FAFSA. In West Sacramento, [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – Here’s a round-up of other small news items this week: Sacramento City College athletes are training temporarily on the track at River City High School, as their usual facility at Hughes Stadium gets some remodeling work. A well-known local news story has gone national: The online Huffington [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – On Friday, Jan. 20, the River City High School girls basketball teams faced the El Dorado Cougars in the Raiders’ home gym. Leading up to this match, the El Dorado varsity was 5-0 in league play and River City was 4-0 in league play. So the evening’s [...]