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Sep 092014
 
Flags going up again for popular 9/11 memorial in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO John Vinson’s popular flag display in memory of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will return from September 10-14 at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and South River Road in Southport. Thousands of American flags will again be on display. You can read what the organizer [...]

Sep 092014
 
Empower Yolo celebrates the '50s with a fundraiser at Woodland venue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  SEPT 3, 2014 – Empower Yolo, which provides violence-prevention and crisis intervention services to women and children in Yolo County, will host a party and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. The “Rebels With a Cause: Driving Out Violence” event will be held at Reiff’s Antique Gas Station Museum, a Woodland landmark [...]

Sep 082014
 
RCHS music director tries to pick up tempo; believes music has value to education, development

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – From Heather Wright News-Ledger Correspondent Anthony Marvelli is chair of the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department at River City High School, a professional brass player with area band “Joy and Madness,” and a mentor. As a performer, he and his band combine sounds of soul, funk, and salsa [...]

Sep 042014
 
Circus is coming to town, and so is our ticket giveaway

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – SEPT 4, 2014 – EDITOR’S UPDATE: We held the below-mentioned ticket contest on Sept. 11. Congratulations to winners Brianne Harris and Armando Gallegos! Thanks for playing! The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Sacramento next week, and the News-Ledger will be giving away some free tickets to the show. [...]

Sep 022014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s office has filed charges against an employee of Washington Unified School District for felony embezzlement, the News-Ledger has learned. The charges, filed last week, do not contain detailed information. They identify the defendant as Mary Elizabeth Colby. The complaint alleges that Colby [...]

Sep 012014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – Raley’s supermarket chain announced it raised over $175,000 in donations this summer in a drive to put more fresh fruits and vegetables into local food banks. The customer donations, added to other campaigns, bring the total raised for “Food for Families” since June to $450,000. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Aug 312014
 
Mini-display about historic national 'Lincoln Highway' built through West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – The historic national ‘Lincoln Highway’ and Highway 40 are the subject of a new exhibit at the West Sacramento Community Center’s display space. You can visit the display during business hours through the end of the year. It’s at 1075 West Capitol Avenue. The national highway runs [...]