Dec 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week it has finished work on a setback levee near South River Road in West Sacramento. Construction included a new “cutoff wall,” designed to strengthen the levee and keep water from seeping thorugh underneath. The old levee was left [...]

Dec 202013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 18, 2013 – Several West Sacramento teens have been named to the “All League Teams” in the Sierra Valley Conference for fall play. From the River City High School soccer team, Adrian Garcia and Jesus Serrano were chosen. In football, all-league players from RCHS are Eric Beal, David Vincent, [...]

Dec 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – An alternative financing program is available for property owners who wish to upgrade their heating and air conditioning systems, solar systems, roofs, windows and other systems. The “PACE” program offered by Ygrene Energy Fund is now available in Yolo County. The program offers 100 percent financing to projects on properties that [...]

Dec 172013
 
West Sac Foundation receives honor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The Yolo Community Foundation has named the West Sacramento Foundation as its “Philanthropist of the Year: in the county. According to Meg Stallard, president of the board of Yolo Community Foundation: “The West Sacramento  Foundation, an all-volunteer organization, for the past 25 years has help enhance the [...]

Dec 162013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The City of West Sacramento is sponsoring a blood drive on Wed., Dec. 18, from 9-1:30 p.m. at the BloodSource mobile coach in the city hall parking lot, 1110 West Capitol Ave. Appointments encouraged (call Kryss Rankin, 617-4500), but walk-ins will be accepted as space is available. Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Dec 152013
 
GUEST OPINION: State needs to honor its debt to California's counties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – By Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) and Yolo County Supervisor Matt Rexroad (Woodland) The California Department of Fish and Wildlife owes 36 California counties collectively over $17 million in delinquent payment-in-lieu-of-taxes.  For Yolo County, the share is nearly $1.4 million. The payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILT) program was established in 1949 [...]

Dec 142013
 
Horsemen bearing gifts:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The West Sacramento Trail Riders Association – a local horse riding group – plans their annual “Trail Ride for Kids” beginning 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Above, club members are seen in a previous year’s “Toy Ride” (photo courtesy of West Sacramento Fire Department). This Sunday, the [...]