Feb 072014
 
Governor appoints Villegas as Yolo Supe

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 7, 2014 The office of Governor Jerry Brown has just announced the appointment of Oscar E. Villegas to fill the remaining term as the District 1 representative to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. The supervisor’s seat was vacated by longtime supervisor Michael McGowan in December, after McGowan accepted the governor’s [...]

Feb 072014
 
A tasty trip down Memory Lane in old-time West Sacramento

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – Last week a longtime West Sacramento resident and family friend, Sharon Cuff, stopped by the News-Ledger office to give me a book she thought I would enjoy reading.  The book was entitled “Lost Restaurants of Sacramento” and was penned by Sacramento natives Maryellen and Keith Burns. It almost lovingly [...]

Feb 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 6, 2014 – The Yolo County Coroner’s office has identified the woman killed in an early-morning freeway accident today in West Sacramento. She was Cassandra Caruthers, a 28-year old from Sacramento. Caruthers  was driving the wrong way on I-80 in West Sacramento at about 2:17 a.m. when she struck another vehicle [...]

Feb 052014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento residents may receive free fruit trees from The City of West Sacramento, if they first attend a tree-care workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. on either Feb. 5 or March 5 at the community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Call 617-4620 to sign up. Fruit trees specially selected for this program [...]

Feb 052014
 
'Neighborhood court' coming to West Sac: model follows SF and Davis

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The concept of “neighborhood court” is soon to West Sacramento. Those accused of certain low-level crimes will have a chance to exchange a court appearance and possible conviction for a chance to negotiate a resolution with a group of local volunteers and [...]

Feb 032014
 
How one woman opts out of holiday madness: Daryl's column sheds some light

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – With another lengthy holiday season finally behind us, I am reminded of a friend who doesn’t think too highly of the Christmas holidays and is always thrilled when they are completely over. And she gets especially upset by the fact that they seem to start earlier each year. “It [...]