Jul 312012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – JULY 25, 2012 –   The folks who fight West Nile Virus every summer by attacking the mosquito population report that no aerial spraying is planned at this time in the Sacramento-Yolo area — but low intensity ground spraying is underway from time to time.   The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control [...]

Jul 302012
 
Port hopes feds will fund new barges, allowing it to start container-barging service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, JULY 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor    The $5 million crane received by the Port of West Sacramento in January primarily to handle shipping container traffic hasn’t actually lifted any shipping containers yet. But port manager Mike Luken said he is confident that his facility will still get a [...]

Jul 072012
 
RCHS kid nails the blues

Ammon Burdge with Alison Flory, art education coordinator for YoloArts.  NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 –   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   [...]

Jun 122012
 
Sac's Rubicon Brewery to expand production with West Sac plant

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 – West Sacto facility will help Rubicon produce more ‘Monkey Knife Fight Pale Ale’ & other popular brews By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sacramento’s Rubicon Brewing Company plans to expand its beer production by opening a West Sacramento plant late this year.. And the new brewery might – maybe, perhaps [...]

May 122012
 
Where the Delta came from

GUEST COMMENTARY FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Glen Holstein Tuleyome Organization Fifteen thousand years ago what became California had no Delta and was in a very different world in which much of North America and Europe were covered by vast continental ice sheets.  By then people occupied most of the eastern [...]