NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 26, 2011 The Yolo County chapter of Habitat for Humanity plans an Indian dinner and silent auction fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 12, at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B Street in Davis. The event will support home renovation projects in the Bryte and Broderick neighbhorhoods of West Sacramento. [...]
By Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH Yolo County Health Officer I was having coffee at the hospital a few weeks ago and overheard colleagues at the next table talking about the influenza vaccination that is mandatory for all health care workers. “I have never been sick a day in my life,” one said. “I don’t see [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor Yolo County will run a “pilot” program for the state testing out the process of holding all-mail ballots, where polling stations are all but phased out of the election process. In August, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 413, a bill authored by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold their annual dinner meeting on Oct. 25 at the VFW Hall, 905 Drever Street. 6 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner. $10, catered by the Club Pheasant. Open to the public. Mail check to WSFOL, P.O. Box 692, West Sacramento, [...]
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.
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 28, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture paid a call on West Sacramento on Monday morning, as part of a White House effort to push for passage of the president’s “American Jobs Act” stimulus proposal. Secretary Tom Vilsack joined a handful of leaders from the region for [...]