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 [...]