Jan 022012
 
Students, volunteers plant trees in Yolo nature preserve

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – From Beth Gabor Yolo County Information Officer On Dec. 13, the Cache Creek Conservancy, the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Center for Land-Based Learning partnered to plant 200 native trees and shrubs on the grounds of Yolo County’s Cache Creek Nature Preserve in Western Yolo County.  Follow up instruction [...]

Jan 012012
 
'Heart of the City': youth sports roundup

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Don Schatzel Champions all! I hope your holiday season was  a happy and joyous one. Youth sports in our community continue to be an enormous success and a source of community pride. The Washington Unified School District girls Volleyball and boys flag football seasons came to [...]

Dec 312011
 

Fireworks will shoot from the West Sacramento waterfront up into the skies above Old Sacramento tonight, in a 10-minute show at 9 p.m. and a nearly-15 minute show scheduled for midnight. The shows are in celebration of New Year’s Eve, and sponsored by www.sacramento365.com and the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The midnight show will [...]

Dec 302011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor If you have a telephone landline in West Sacramento, you’re probably already in the city’s “Reverse 911” program. It’s part of a regional system that lets authorities reach you with a recorded message in case of a major emergency. But those of [...]

Dec 292011
 
McGowan to run again

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s Mike McGowan announced this month he will run to defend the Yolo Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1993. He has also just been named president of the California State Association of Counties – which is now involved [...]