Jan 212015

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 14, 2015 — Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay $9.87 million in “civil penalties, costs and supplemental environmental projects” after a group of California officials alleged its stores have been mishandling hazardous and pharmaceutical wastes. The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig was among the 42 district attorneys and two […]

Sep 262014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Sept 24, 2014 Looking to get rid of some old furniture, mattresses, box springs, cardboard or tires (up to nine)? The City of West Sacramento’s next semi-annual “Bulky Waste Drop-Off” event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 27, at 540 Harbor Boulevard. Hours are 4-7 p.m. on the […]

Aug 252014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 25, 2014 — The West Sacramento-based Raley’s supermarket chain has agreed to pay about $1.6 million in civil penalties, costs and to support environmental projects as part of the settlement of a civil lawsuit alleging it improperly transported and disposed of pharmaceutical waste and retail hazardous waste. According to the office […]

Dec 312013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO — There are three ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their used, formerly-live Christmas trees. Choose from among the following options after removing all decorations from the tree: First, you may cut it into small enough (less than three-foot) sections and fit the pieces into your yard waste […]

Jan 112013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — Support the River City High School music department by bringing your old electronic items and your old documents to an e-waste and shredding fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 12) in the music building parking lot, west side of campus. Bring your old phones, hard drives, […]