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 [...]

Sep 022013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Festivities around the opening of the Japan-based Nippon Shokken food seasonings plant in Southport weren’t the only thing in West Sacramento business news this month. According to various media reports: –  Petco opened one of two new Sacramento-area stores on Aug. 19 near Ikea in West Sacramento. [...]

Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]