Feb 052015

Online registration and waiting list for the West Sacramento Dolphins youth swim team is now open; the team size is limited by pool space at the Recreation Center. Visit www.wsdolphins.org as soon as possible as the team may fill up quickly. For more information, contact treasurer Vin Cay at vin2ride@yahoo.com, (916) 947-4950. Copyright News-Ledger 2015

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, […]

Feb 242014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB. 19, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Four teens face charges after an apparent accidental shooting inside a parked car on February 7. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. on the 2600-block of Franklyn Way in West Sacramento. A neighbor heard a gunshot and called police. Investigators believe […]

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 […]