Nov 212014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – The West Sacramento Community Giveaway Day returns this Saturday, Nov. 22, from 8-11 a.m. at Westfield Village Elementary School, 508 Poplar Avenue. About 400 families will receive free food (a Thanksgiving dinner), clothing, blankets, toys and other items. Supplies may exceed demand. The event is sponsored by [...]

Oct 202014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The new Nippon Shokken food product plant in Southport is hiring high school grads for entry-level work on the production line. Starts at $10.20/hour. Fax resume to 375-6287 or email it to LisaKing@yolocounty.org, or drop it off at the Yolo County One-Stop Career Center, 500-A Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Jul 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo Food Bank will distribute free food to eligible residents of West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Tuesday, July 15. Distributions will be held 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building at 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo Housing Authority, [...]

Jul 082014
 
Coyotes: best admired from a distance

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – By Mary K. Hanson Tuleyome Association You hear their yip-yip-yowling in the early evening and you know immediately what they are: Western coyotes, natives of California who make up one of the three types of wild candids found in North America. Their name comes from the Aztec word coyotl, and [...]

Jul 072014
 
June in West Sac: one food plant breaks ground, another expands

FROM LEFT: Mayor Christopher Cabaldon; TOMRA C.E.O. Stefan Ranstrand of Norway; Dr. Volker Rehrmann of Germany, head of TOMRA Sorting; Ashley Hunter, TOMRA Senior V.P. in Belgium and Sacramento (courtesy of TOMRA Sorting Solutions) NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – Two days after city officials helped break ground for the 28,000 Shinmei U.S.A. rice bun [...]