Aug 052014
 
'Christmas in July,' from a land Down Under

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – Many years ago I wrote a column I called “Christmas in July” which was about how we should all try a little harder to keep the Christmas spirit alive and well throughout the year, not just during the Christmas season. Although the column went on for 750 [...]

Dec 312013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO – There are three ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their used, formerly-live Christmas trees. Choose from among the following options after removing all decorations from the tree: First, you may cut it into small enough (less than three-foot) sections and fit the pieces into your yard waste [...]

Dec 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Buy a gift for a home-bound or lonely senior: The West Sacramento Rotary Club will be on hand at Raley’s supermarket from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the weekend of Dec. 14-15, and invites you to donate a gift to fill a senior’s request. Most of the requests are for [...]

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 [...]