Jun 242012
 
Fitness machine: exercise in futility?

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER I was talking to a longtime friend the other day who had just made the terrible mistake of purchasing something she had to assemble out of a cardboard box, and our little conversation went something like this: “I am such a fool!” “What did you [...]

Jun 232012
 
'Heart of the City': local youth leagues

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL It’s that time of year again, when everyone goes full speed for what seems like a short time, and then looks up and says, “Wow where did summer go?” School may be out, but it’s a time of lots of soccer, softball, swimming and volleyball around [...]

Jun 232012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County landfill will take in your household hazardous wastes on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The program is open to Yolo County residents (include West Sacramento residents), who may bring such waste items as batteries; fluorescent bulbs or tubes; used motor oil and filters; cleaning supplies; [...]

Jun 202012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The West Sacramento Theater Company needs volunteer ticket sellers, ushers, crew members or walk-on actors (to play police officers) for its upcoming July production of “Four Pennies,” which will play Fridays-Sundays from July 6 to July 29. Email wsct@hotmail.com if you can help on any of these dates. Visit the theater [...]

Jun 102012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to either of their upcoming free concerts of “festive and patriotic” music. The performances are free. Join them on Sunday, June 10, at 3 p.m. at the city hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, or on Tuesday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. at [...]

Jun 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” comedy is playing through June 17 at Linden Park (corner of Linden Road and Summerfield Drive).   Free entry; donations are welcome. Bring your lawn chair and blanket and come boo a villain and cheer a hero. Showtimes are 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and [...]

May 262012
 
RC student honored for volunteering

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012 – From the Yolo Community Foundation Carlos Robles, a senior at River City High School, was awarded one of four Yolo Youth Service Awards (YoYoSA) by the Yolo Community Foundation for his work with Computers 4 Kids.   “Robles’ application stood out because of his combination of technical know-how, hard [...]