Apr 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – Navy Seaman Recruit Stephanie Voroukoumanh, daughter of Mary Voroukoumanh of West Sacramento, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations,” an exercised to designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, [...]

Apr 232013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – A Reed Avenue-area tech plant will lay off 320 people this year. Xyratex International, Inc., is a data management company with a manufacturing and assembly plant on Embarcadero Drive, West Sacramento. The company is downsizing and moving some operations to Mexico, to save costs and in response [...]

Apr 212013
 
Fight child abuse: upcoming fashion show & fun run both offer you a chance

By Don Saylor, Chair of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Member of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Child abuse is a national tragedy.  An estimated 3 million children are the victims of substantiated abuse or neglect each year in the United States.  In California during 2012, nearly 500,000 children were referred [...]

Apr 202013
 
Housing project breaks ground in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor There’s been a city master plan in place for the “Bridge District” for over 20 years. But with the exception of Raley Field and the Ironworks subdivision, most of the work in the planned 188-acre riverfront district has thus far been at [...]

Apr 192013
 
Saturday: everybody's an artist in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Help make some art: You’re invited to participate in West Sacramento’s “Grow Yolo Mandala,” a community art project expected to debut at the local farmers market on June 6. The art project will be a ground-level display that shows off the wide [...]