Oct 172014
Rowing regatta takes over Port

NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO — OCT 15, 2014 — Over the weekend, West Sacramento’s riverfront may have been taken over by ‘Sactoberfest’ revelers, celebrating German beer and associated pleasures. But on Sunday, it was a few hundred rowers that provided a different invasion at the Port of West Sacramento. The occasion was the annual ‘Head […]

Aug 242013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 — Learn more about the new health care laws and how they affect you as an individual or your small business. Attend a workshop about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (called “Obamacare” by many) at one of four scheduled workshops held at the local […]

Jul 232013
Brothers take different paths to UCD

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 — West Sacramento’s Chris Salazar graduated this spring from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering — with honors. The 22-year old earned a full academic ride in the school’s master’s program in structural engineering. His path to UCD took him from River City High School, […]

Jun 212013
WS Early College Prep launches first class of high school grads

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 19, 2013 — The West Sacramento Early College Prep charter school graduated its first group of high schoolers in a ceremony June 9 at UC Davis. The young school began teaching only the lower grades but has since filled out to become a grade 6-12 school. Partners include the UC Davis School […]

Sep 192012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 19, 2012 — The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just released a statement saying that it will not press charges against the UC Davis police officers involved in a notorious use of pepper spray against peaceful protesters last November. The statement doesn’t condone the officers’ actions (and […]

Apr 202012
Up close with birds of prey

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 — You’re invited to the Spring Open House at  the California Raptor Center (CRC) on Saturday, May 5. The Open House and “Hawk Walk” are free. Donations are welcome, and are especially needed this year due to budget cuts. The raptor center will be open to visits from 9:00 a.m. […]