Dec 112013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento recently held its annual Service Awards Ceremony in the Galleria at the Civic Center.  Members of the City Council presented Service Awards to long-employed employees and those retiring. There were 17 employees honored with 5 years of service, 18 employees honored with [...]

Dec 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Learn about “Covered California” (California’s health care exchange related to the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare”). Visit “Enrollment Day” from 5-7 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 11, at the West Sacramento City Hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Experts and vendors will be on hand. The event is sponsored by West Sacramento [...]

Dec 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – Yolo County has hired Magellan Advisors to analyze the local broadband internet infrastructure and “assess future needs and identify strategies to meet those needs,” the company reports. The study is being commissioned by Yolo County’s Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) in conjunction with the cities of West [...]

Dec 092013
 
'Santa Run' starts tonight: Santa rides a fire truck through West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – The West Sacramento Fire Department and West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association are preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento. With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out candy canes [...]

Dec 092013
 
LOCALS IN UNIFORM: two West Sac men graduate from Air Force basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – Air Force Reserve Airman Douglas P. Sandoval graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Sandoval [...]

Dec 082013
 
Dating: 'Do I kiss her goodnight?,' and other perilous questions

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – This column by Daryl Fisher appeared in West Sacramento’s News-Ledger newspaper recently. Enjoy!   Note: As you may recall, a few weeks ago I wrote a column about a friend of mine who went out on a blind date that didn’t go so well, and in writing [...]

Dec 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The River City Rowing Club was hit by burglars two weeks ago. On Nov. 11, reports club president Bill Naddy, members discovered somebody had taken some equipment stored outside the boathouse at the Port of West Sacramento. The loss included a pair [...]