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Sep 292014
 
Dozens 'walk for the poor' in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – A coalition including West Sacramento’s Holly Cross and Our Lady of Grace parishes and Sacramento’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament joined to organize a poverty-fighting fundraiser here on Saturday. About 75 people showed up for the “Walk for the Poor,” with about 50 of them walking the one-mile distance, [...]

Sep 292014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – West Sacramento’s police department is creating police bike patrols as well as well as new, supportive bike patrols made up of volunteers, reports city spokesman Art Schroeder. The trained volunteers will operate under the “Volunteers in Policing,” or VIP, program banner. “The programs are designed to increase [...]

Sep 272014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo The Yolo County Health Services Department will be holding the following seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: –  Tuesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the     Riverbend Community Room, 664 Cummins Way in West Sacramento –   Tuesday, October 21, [...]

Sep 262014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Sept 24, 2014 Looking to get rid of some old furniture, mattresses, box springs, cardboard or tires (up to nine)? The City of West Sacramento’s next semi-annual “Bulky Waste Drop-Off” event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 27, at 540 Harbor Boulevard. Hours are 4-7 p.m. on the [...]

Sep 252014
 
RCHS gears up for 'homecoming'

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul River City High School student Student stress levels are off the charts! River City High School’s leadership class has been running rampant trying to pull together a successful Homecoming — a full month ahead of schedule! This year’s Homecoming had to be moved up because its [...]

Sep 242014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 24, 2014 – Press release from the City of West Sacramento, in it entirety: ________________________ From Art Schroeder City of West Sacramento    West Sacramento, Calif., Sept. 23 – Code for America today announced the selection of the City of West Sacramento, in partnership with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments [...]

Sep 222014
 
Check out open-house & take a walking tour of replacement bridge site

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 17, 2014 – The cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento have plans to replace the 103-year old I Street Bridge with a “new low-level, neighborhood-friendly bridge upstream” that will “provide better access for bicycles and pedestrians, and serve motorists more efficiently,” they report. The project is entering “environmental assessment” phase. [...]