NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 Project will probably mean purchase of some private property near Sacramento River As West Sacramento flood control officials turn their attention to the levees in Southport along the river, they expect to have to buy some land – and perhaps some houses – from some local owners. The exact plans, [...]
The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29. There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 5, 2011 – The West Sacramento Multicultural Fair appeared to draw a happy crowd on Saturday afternoon across from city hall. Gabrielle Callison, organizer of the fair, represents the West Sacramento Family Literacy Coalition (WSFLC), which sponsored the event. “The WSFLC in cooperation with the City of West Sacramento Parks [...]
Lyon Real Estate in Southport is collecting new and clean used coats of all sizes, through Oct. 31 at their office in the Southport Town Center. Coats will go into the “One Warm Coat” program and be distributed at various shelters in the Yolo/Sacramento area. Take your extra coats to Lyon at 2105 Town Center [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 5, 2011 – Things just kept going downhill for a man allegedly trying to steal some recyclable metal from a Cebrian Street business last week. According to police reports, the thief entered the 24-hour facility at about 1 a.m. on Friday morning, and started putting copper tubing into his light blue [...]
The ‘Police Log appears weekly in the News-Ledger. Here’s a sample, from the News-Ledger, Sept. 28, 2011. Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – The Yolo County Library now subscribes to a new reading program that can be accessed by parents, teachers and children from home. “Scholastic BookFlix” pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. There are Spanish-language versions of some pairings. For information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.