Apr 122013
 
West Sac CERT volunteers honored

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – As part of the annual awards ceremony for the West Sacramento police and fire departments this month, the WSFD honored a group of citizen volunteers who have trained as ‘CERTs.’ These “Community Emergency Response Team” volunteers are trained to help their families and community in the event [...]

Apr 112013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — April 11, 2013 – West Sacramento police say they’re investigating the death of a truck driver Wednesday morning at a business on the 3000-block of Evergreen Avenue. Police, firefighters and CHP officers responded to the scene at about 11 a.m. on April 10. “They found a semi-tractor, which appeared to have crashed [...]

Apr 102013
 
Alvarez graduates USAF basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – Air Force Airman Jaime F. Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies.     Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied [...]

Apr 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – To raise funds for the Yolo Reads literacy program, and as a kick-off to National Library Week, Barnes & Noble Booksellers is partnering with the Yolo County Library to host a Bookfair at their Arden Fair store Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14.    During the [...]

Apr 092013
 
'Healing Wall' holds names and a message

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – I put together a little section in the News-Ledger most weeks entitled “Across the Bridge” which is meant to give some publicity to events happening around the greater Sacramento area that some of our readers might want to attend. One such calendar announcement came across my desk [...]

Apr 082013
 
RCHS students practice interviewing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APR 3, 2013 – A panel of local businesspeople showed up at River City High School on March 11 to help prepare some of the school’s seniors for the job market. Panelists staged mock job interviews with a number of the students, as the kids’ peers looked on. The goal was [...]

Apr 072013
 
Elkhorn class wins 'Think Green' prize

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 27, 2013 – Local students were invited to come up with energy-wise ideas as part of the ‘Think Green’ contest. Joining Elkhorn as winners were a first grade class from Westfield Village Elementary, which took second place and a $300 class prize, and second-graders at Westfield, who won third place [...]