Sep 092013
 
'Cats 101': a dog person brushes up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Over the years I have written numerous columns about dogs. I have talked at great length about my own beloved Cocker Spaniel, Mikey, including a column about the terrible day I had to finally put him to sleep. I also wrote a little series of columns about [...]

Sep 082013
 
New park is part of health outreach for northern West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 –   Information in this report comes chiefly from Edwin Garcia, Media Relations Specialist for Kaiser Permanente. On Tuesday of last week (August 20), local civic leaders and local families celebrated the opening of West Sacramento’s newest city park. Westfield Park — adjacent to Westfield Village Elementary School [...]

Sep 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  Donate your extra household items (appliances, area rugs, furniture, blankets, clothing, lamps, cookware, lawn furniture, computers and more) and help those in need. “Bundle Sunday” is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 7-8. The donation truck from St. Vincent de Paul will be at Our Lady of Grace Church, 911 Park [...]

Sep 062013
 
9/11 flag display returns to West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT. 6, 2013 – John Vinson will bring back his big annual flag display tomorrow. He promises 400 large American flags and almost 3,000 smaller flags, with each one commemorating a single one of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The display will go up Saturday at [...]

Sep 052013
 
Air Force JROTC starts up at River City High School

NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — AUG 28, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A military officer prep program has returned to West Sacramento’s main high school after an absence of many years. This time, it’s the Air Force which is on the River City High School campus for its “JROTC,” or Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. [...]

Sep 032013
 
Native plants bring native pollinators: the right plants bring butterflies in Yolo

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – By Nancy Bauer Tuleyome Association My native habitat gardening journey started almost 20 years ago, right after viewing a slide show presentation by two passionate butterfly gardeners. The magic of those butterfly gardens resurrected memories of a favorite childhood garden— a glorious tangle of fragrant flowers, hanging [...]