Dec 192012
 
Go climb a nearby mountain

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Guest Commentary by Charlotte Orr Tuleyome Association December 11th was designated International Mountain Day. The day was created by the UN in 2003 to promote awareness about the importance of the world’s mountains and highlands. Mountains are crucial to life, provide most of the world’s fresh water, [...]

Dec 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 –   The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Dec. 18. Locations include the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., 11-noon; and the Clarksburg Firehouse, [...]

Dec 172012
 
'A Life's Ride': new bench is memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 New memorial combines a West Sac man’s work, and his passion – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor In retrospect, it seems obvious: Andrew Yokoyama was a lifelong West Sacramentan, a farmer, an enthusiastic bicyclist. Why not commemorate his life with a bicycle-themed memorial right along the road so [...]

Dec 162012
 
West Sac has new vice mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012– In its annual organizational meeting, the West Sacramento City Council last Wednesday selected Councilman Christopher Ledesma to serve as its new mayor pro tem – a post similar to that of a vice mayor. Ledesma will fill in for Mayor Christopher Cabaldon over the next year when Cabaldon [...]

Dec 152012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a pair of free Christmas-themed concerts, with music ranging from Wagner to “Christmas on Broadway” and “O Holy Night.” The first is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The second free concert is [...]

Dec 142012
 

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Youths in grades 6-12 are invited to an afternoon of gingerbread house design beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, at the local library, 1212 Merkley Ave. Free. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Dec 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Woodland police are looking for leads after two suspects forced him to drive them into West Sacramento. They got the call at about 2:20 a.m. on Nov. 27. The victim, a Sacramento man, said he left work in Woodland at about 2 a.m. and was driving back [...]