Mar 052012
 

The Tower Bridge may have lane restrictions and traffic control between 7 a.m. & 7 p.m. through Friday. Workers are repairing electrical wiring and replacing operating cables for the drawbridge. Caltrans encourages you to use another route between Sacramento and West Sac during this time period, and remember to “slow for the cone.” The repair [...]

Mar 052012
 
RCHS students get a taste of the real world: mock job interviews

NEWS-LEDGER FEB 29, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Students at River City High School had a chance to practice their job interview skills last Wednesday, with help from Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and other guest interviewers. The “guest grillers” visited two government civics classes of teacher Ronica Carlisle, interviewing about ten kids while others [...]

Mar 032012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – A West Sacramento man went to jail Sunday night after allegedly vandalizing California’s state capitol building, the treasurer’s office and Sacramento city hall.   According to the San Jose Mercury News, the suspect is 21-year old Michael Dopkins, who allegedly threw rocks and concrete at several sides of the [...]

Mar 022012
 
Southport brush fire burns bee hives

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – West Sacramento firefighters last Wednesday responded to a brush fire on the 30000 block of South River Road in Southport. They found  a half acre of vegetation burning — along with about 50 beekeepers’ bee hives. Most of the hives were empty, but some had active colonies of [...]

Mar 022012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The River City High baseball team is selling River Cats game ticket vouchers to earn a chance to play one of their own games at Raley Field this year. Vouchers are $17.50 and can be exchanged for tickets to “Gold Rush” section seats at the field’s “will call” section for any available [...]

Feb 292012
 
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

 NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours [...]