Jan 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – Some of the goings-on around Yolo County in recent weeks:   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance announced it had received a $45,000 grant from United Way Capitol Region. The money is intended to fund participation in the United Way STAR Readers project for 80 local kids in [...]

Jan 092013
 
Johannessen looking at homeless issue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Councilman Mark Johannessen plans to lobby the West Sacramento city council next month to include a “homeless” policy among the city’s priorities for 2013. Johannessen has been chairman of an informal group of “stakeholders” discussing the issue of homelessness in the city. [...]

Jan 082013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The 8th annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week will return for ten days starting on January 9th. Downtown Sacramento’s top restaurants will offer special three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $30 a person. Among the many participating restaurants so far this year are the 4th Street Grille, Biba, Blackbird Kitchen& Bar, Blue Prynt, [...]

Jan 072013
 
Old 'Bakers Square' site is reborn

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After being vacant for a couple of years, the former “Bakers Square” restaurant on Harbor Boulevard is once more pouring coffee and flipping flapjacks – this time underneath a “Denny’s” banner. The re-opening marks the end of a troubled few years for [...]

Jan 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – All Yolo County college-bound teens are invited to a couple of free workshops hosted at the Davis branch library, 315 14th Street in Davis. Practice for the SAT and ACT tests on Sat., Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (follow-up on Jan. 22) by taking a practice test, then [...]

Jan 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – West Sacramento police staged a “DUI” and driver’s license check Friday night. The checkpoint was scheduled to run from about 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., with officers screening drivers for symptoms of being under the influence, and officers checking drivers’ licenses. The checkpoint was announced in advance [...]

Jan 032013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 3, 2013 – The Sacramento River Cats, who report that the employ more than 400 seasonal workers at Raley Field, are looking to fill approximately 150 positions for the 2013 baseball season, which begins on Thursday, April 4. The River Cats are seeking applicants for the following positions: Guest Services Crowd [...]