Nov 282014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER of WEST SACRAMENTO – Yolo CASA, a nonprofit that specializes in advocating for children as they spend time in the foster care system, needs new volunteers. Training provided. Successful volunteers will spend time with the child they’re paired with, talk to professionals and caregivers in that child’s life, and advocate in the [...]

Feb 252014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – River City High School and a local chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., will present “Partners for Progress: Working To Build Bridges for Youth,” on Saturday, March 8, at the school. The event will focus on community partnerships supporting youth. There will be “STEM” (science, technology, engineering and math) activities, [...]

Oct 032013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Live music, wine tasting, food, local art and fantastic classic boats will be part of “Vessels & Vines,” a fundraiser for the Sacramento Delta Youth Maritime Association (Sea Scouts) starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the Sacramento Marina. For information, call Nate Eckler at 775-3732 or visit www.sacramentomarina.com or [...]

Sep 282013
 
One last column Don Schatzel, chronicler of West Sac youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 – Time flies! We all know that intellectually. But when your time zips by, and you wake up one day and you are 60 (yes, 60) and the AARP info starts coming and you get a copy of the Senior Resource Services Guide from Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in [...]

Jul 152013
 
Youth sports: West Sac achievements in softball, water polo & more

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – It’s the June parade of Champions! The march of the championships continues – time to celebrate  West Sac excellence in sports at all ages and games! Too bad June has to end, but here’s hoping July brings more championships. West Sac Water Polo is going to the Junior Olympics. [...]