News

Apr 202012
 
Up close with birds of prey

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – You’re invited to the Spring Open House at  the California Raptor Center (CRC) on Saturday, May 5. The Open House and “Hawk Walk” are free. Donations are welcome, and are especially needed this year due to budget cuts. The raptor center will be open to visits from 9:00 a.m. [...]

Apr 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – The West Sacramento Foundation has named its Board of Directors for 2012. They include new president, Joe Goeden, a former West Sacramento City Manager; vice-president, Maria Simas; treasurer, Jennifer Engstrom; and secretary, Kelly A. Rochester Garrett.    The board plans to continue the Foundation’s mission to distribute grant money to [...]

Apr 172012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to eligible residents of Clarksburg and West Sacramento on April 17.   Distribution will occur from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building on 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo [...]

Apr 162012
 
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of [...]

Apr 162012
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER– The regional air quality district is bringing back its lawnmower exchange program. Turn in your old gas-powered mower and get a $100 discount on a new rechargeable electric lawn mower. Limited availability – you’re encouraged to register as soon as possible after 7 a.m. today at www.ysaqmd.org. According to the Yolo-Solano [...]