Dec 132013
 
Hundreds visit Santa, city tree lighting

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – Last year’s event was canceled by stormy weather, but celebrants this year just moved indoors to dodge a drizzle The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce threw its annual holiday party at city hall on Friday evening. With a bit of moisture in the air, the party moved from the [...]

Dec 122013
 
Johannessen is the new vice mayor

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 12, 2013 –  The West Sacramento City Council last night picked Council Member Mark Johannessen to serve as “Mayor Pro Tem” – essentially a vice mayor – for the next year.   Johannessen replaces Mayor pro tem Chris Ledesma, who remains on the council as a regular member.    Johannessen was [...]

Dec 122013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 12, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department will be holding a toy and clothing drive today (Thursday, Dec. 12), in front of the West Sacramento Walmart from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. The donated presents will be delivered to children in the community who would otherwise go without gifts this [...]

Dec 112013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento recently held its annual Service Awards Ceremony in the Galleria at the Civic Center.  Members of the City Council presented Service Awards to long-employed employees and those retiring. There were 17 employees honored with 5 years of service, 18 employees honored with [...]

Dec 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Learn about “Covered California” (California’s health care exchange related to the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare”). Visit “Enrollment Day” from 5-7 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 11, at the West Sacramento City Hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Experts and vendors will be on hand. The event is sponsored by West Sacramento [...]

Dec 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – Yolo County has hired Magellan Advisors to analyze the local broadband internet infrastructure and “assess future needs and identify strategies to meet those needs,” the company reports. The study is being commissioned by Yolo County’s Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) in conjunction with the cities of West [...]

Dec 092013
 
'Santa Run' starts tonight: Santa rides a fire truck through West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – The West Sacramento Fire Department and West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association are preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento. With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out candy canes [...]