Nov 202014
Governor Brown visits Evergreen Avenue temple in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 — Governor Jerry Brown visited the Sacramento Sikh Temple in West Sacramento on Sunday, in an event coordinated with a State Assembly Resolution promoting awareness and appreciation of Sikh members of the community. “We don’t have to look the same,” Brown told the morning congregation. “We don’t have to think […]

Apr 052013
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 — GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the […]

Dec 022012
'Santa Run': soon on a street near you

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 — 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 […]

Nov 302012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 30, 2012 The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce has just announced that it will cancel the annual tree-lighting ceremony scheduled for tonight in front of city hall. The decision was made “in the interest of public safety,” said a message from the chamber as this week’s rain and wind storm continues. […]