Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred large flags, [...]

Sep 232011
 
A 'kid extraordinnaire'

  (Editor’s note: The News-Ledger is trying a new feature today – a profile of a remarkable youth, from time to time.) NEWS-LEDGER SEPT. 14, 2011 By Anita Varney Jake Manning, a ten-year old from West Sacramento, qualifies as this week’s “Kid Extraordinaire.” Recently, he was in downtown Sacramento with his mother and sister. Jake [...]

Sep 142011
 
McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Yolo County Supervisor Michael McGowan told the News-Ledger last week that the September 13 supervisors’ meeting was going to have special significance to him – for a couple of reasons. McGowan was recovering from prostate cancer surgery (successful) and from a life-threatening [...]