Apr 182012

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — The West Sacramento Foundation has named its Board of Directors for 2012. They include new president, Joe Goeden, a former West Sacramento City Manager; vice-president, Maria Simas; treasurer, Jennifer Engstrom; and secretary, Kelly A. Rochester Garrett.    The board plans to continue the Foundation’s mission to distribute grant money to […]

Apr 172012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to eligible residents of Clarksburg and West Sacramento on April 17.   Distribution will occur from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building on 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo […]

Apr 162012
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of […]

Apr 162012

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER– The regional air quality district is bringing back its lawnmower exchange program. Turn in your old gas-powered mower and get a $100 discount on a new rechargeable electric lawn mower. Limited availability – you’re encouraged to register as soon as possible after 7 a.m. today at www.ysaqmd.org. According to the Yolo-Solano […]

Apr 152012
Veterans' supporter is 'woman of year'

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 — A woman who has involved herself in West Sacramento’s community has earned “Woman of the Year” distinction in Mariko Yamada’s 8th Assembly District. Debbie Reynolds, 35, joined other state-wide honorees in receiving the award in a ceremony at the capitol on March 26. “I was a little bit nervous,” […]