Nov 142011
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst [...]

Nov 142011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – The City of West Sacramento announced Oct. 20 that it had received a $496,000 federal grant to implement a new “Safe and Healthy Routes to School Project.” The grant was administered by Caltrans. The project will seek to “establish a culture of walking and biking to school [...]

Nov 132011
 
Volleyball finishes tied for fourth

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – River City High School’s volleyball team played their Cosumnes Oaks on Oct. 31.    The freshman squad had the night off. The Raider junior varsity lost 2-0, while the Varsity won in 5 by a final of 3-2. The team played its final game of the season [...]

Nov 132011
 
Christmas tree lighting: Dec. 2

  The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Free. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can have their picture taken visiting with Santa. For more information, call 371-7042 or visit [...]

Nov 122011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor Just where are all those dirt-hauling trucks going? Michael Bessette, West Sacramento’s flood protection manager, told the News-Ledger that a lot of them are probably hauling fill to several local levee improvement projects. “There are currently three levee project sites under construction right [...]

Nov 122011
 
High score for RCHS senior

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 – River City High School’s Alana Csaposs has received a “letter of commendation” from the National Merit Scholarship Program. According to the school, she is among the 50,000 highest-testing students from over 1.5 million nationwide who took the PSAT last year. That test is a precursor to the SAT test [...]