Dec 072012
 
Buy a gift for a senior citizen in need

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – Visit the Raley’s supermarket this weekend, and volunteers from River City High School will help you brighten the holidays for a local senior citizen. The “senior gift program” is sponsored by the West Sacramento Rotary Club, reports the Rotary’s Charyl Silva. Seniors at the Eskaton Woodrow Wilson [...]

Dec 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – The Valero gas station and convenience store on the west end of West Capitol Avenue was robbed at gunpoint on Friday. Twice. At 6:52 a.m., police received a reported that “two males with guns” had just robbed the establishment at 4790 West Capitol. Then, at 8:38 p.m., [...]

Dec 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Buy some See’s candy for the holidays and support local charity programs of the West Sacramento Kiwanis. Visit the club’s candy shack at 2050 Town Center Plaza, Suite B-160, in the Nugget center. The candy booth is staffed by volunteers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Christmas. Among the Kiwanis [...]

Dec 052012
 
Remembering John Ohlson, a good citizen

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER   Note: Longtime West Sacramento resident John Ohlson died last week at the age of 97. He lived a rich and rewarding life, spoke numerous languages, saw the good in everyone, and was always interested in everything that was going on around him. [...]

Dec 042012
 
RCHS volleyball presents annual awards

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 – The River City High School Volleyball awards banquet was held last Wednesday, reports Coach Tammy Bacon.   Among the honorees for the 2012 squad: Freshman awards went to Most Valuable Player, Amanda Tyson, and MVP & Most Inspirational Player , Jordan Criswell. For the junior varsity, Most [...]

Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Dec 032012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': update on West Sacramento youth soccer& softball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL West Sacramento: great athletes, great families, great community! Washington Unified School District youth soccer champions have been crowned and both boys and girls champs are from the same school. Elkhorn Village has swept. The boys defeated Riverbank 3-2 and the girls upended previously undefeated [...]