News

May 152015
 

The West Sacramento City Council has given City Manager Martin Tuttle authority to declare a stage 3 Water Shortage Contingency Plan in order to reach the mandatory 28% water use reduction required by the State Water Board. As the drought continues, this means increased water restrictions for the City’s residents, businesses and City of West Sacramento government operations.

Apr 132015
 
Steven Keith Marschke Obituary

MARSCHKE, Steven Keith Steve Marschke of Davis died April 8, 2015 after a short illness. Steve was born in Santa Monica and graduated from UC Davis. Professionally he enjoyed his career as publisher and editor of West Sacramento’s local newspaper, the News-Ledger. In his personal life, Steve embraced the role of stepfather to two girls [...]

Mar 192015
 
Heilman to return as fire chief

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 19, 2015 John Heilmann, a former firefighter, engineer and captain for the West Sacramento Fire Department, will return beginning April 17 to take over from Rick Martinez as the city’s fire chief. Heilmann has recently served as deputy fire chief of the operations division at UC Davis and the City of [...]

Mar 162015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – Preview the new Jackrabbit Brewing Company in a fundraiser to help raise money for a new play structure at Bridgeway Lake Park. The “Red, White & Brew” event on Sat., March 21, will feature tastings of Jackrabbit brews and Barefoot Wines. Sponsored by the Bridgeway Play Committee. The event will [...]

Mar 152015
 
'Yoga for the rest of us'

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4, 2015 – By Al Zagofsky Correspondent “After having both knees replaced, I could hardly move and it was difficult to get out of a chair,” said Sylvia Baker, a student in the Bryte Yoga and Wellness Chair Yoga class. “Since taking the classes, I can get up without holding onto the [...]

Mar 142015
 
Books wanted: RCHS student volunteers start a book drive at Starbucks

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 4, 2015 – From Jessica Ngo RCHS Interact Club President River City High School Interact Club is a community service club supported by the two Rotary clubs of West Sacramento. The Interact club is focused on engaging high schoolers to be actively involved in the community and create lasting changes. [...]