Apr 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – Navy Seaman Recruit Stephanie Voroukoumanh, daughter of Mary Voroukoumanh of West Sacramento, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations,” an exercised to designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, [...]

Apr 102013
 
Alvarez graduates USAF basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – Air Force Airman Jaime F. Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies.     Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied [...]

Mar 102013
 
Connor Conrad graduates AF basic

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 6, 2013 – Air Force Reserve Airman Connor R. Conrad graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, the Air Force reported earlier this year. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical [...]

Mar 052013
 
New 'patisserie' aims to provide pastry treats -- and job training for local teens

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor You can now pick up a lemon tart, éclair or canalé – all made under the supervision of a trained pastry chef – at an unlikely place: the Collings West Sacramento Teen Center. The new pastry shop, or patisserie, is open for your morning [...]

Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Nov 132012
 
West Sac emergency volunteers respond to simulated earthquake disaster

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – West Sacramento’s CERTs (Certified Emergency Response Technicians) joined other teams in the region to participate in a disaster-response exercise on Oct. 13. The 500 volunteers practiced responding to a simulated earthquake emergency at a shopping mall. CERT members are trained by the local fire department in skills [...]