Apr 142013
 
'Sacramento's Got Talent' coming to West Sac, bringing fight against cancer

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced today that it will be holding “Sacramento’s Got Talent,” a local talent show competition, as a fundraiser for the Sacramento Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The event will be held Saturday, April 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. [...]

Apr 132013
 
Colorful neighbor: pipevine swallowtail

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 – By Mary K. Hanson, Tuleyome Association – It’s usually in March and April when these butterflies first emerge from their chrysalises and set out to feed on nectar and find suitable mates.  I look for them along the riverbanks and streams I visit in the spring, knowing [...]

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. [adrotate group="9"]    [...]

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 [...]