Jan 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – The Yolo Farm to Fork (YF2F) organization plans to award $10,000 in grants to Yolo County elementary schools that participate in its “Taste Our Garden” initiative. To encourage kids to eat fresh produce, YF2F wants more schools to involve students in creating edible gardens. With sponsorship from [...]

Sep 292013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The fourth annual “Wine & Art Faire” fundraiser held at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg returns from 1-7 p.m. on Oct. 6. The event benefits the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Over 50 authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople will gather at the site to show their creations. Wine tasting is provided [...]

Aug 152013
 
West Sacramento neighbors host 'National Night Out' block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor Tuesday before last was National Night Out in West Sacramento with local organizers at 15 different sights participating in the annual event sponsored by the West Sacramento Police Department. National Night Out is a community police awareness-raising event held every year on [...]

Apr 212013
 
Fight child abuse: upcoming fashion show & fun run both offer you a chance

By Don Saylor, Chair of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Member of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Child abuse is a national tragedy.  An estimated 3 million children are the victims of substantiated abuse or neglect each year in the United States.  In California during 2012, nearly 500,000 children were referred [...]

Oct 202012
 
Spaghetti feed for Mike Carr & family

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – A spaghetti feed fundraiser to benefit Mike Carr and his family is planned for Oct. 26 at VFW Hall 8762, 905 Drever St., beginning at 6 p.m. Carr is a longtime West Sacramentan and retired firefighter now fighting cancer. Tickets are $20 (advance only) and there will be a [...]

May 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Join the “Bark for Life” event, with your dog, and walk to raise funds in the fight against cancer. Affiliated with the American Cancer Society and its “Relay for Life” event, the “Bark for Life” walk will include vendors, food, raffle and dog events. It will be held from 9 a.m. [...]