Mar 192015
 
Heilman to return as fire chief

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 19, 2015 John Heilmann, a former firefighter, engineer and captain for the West Sacramento Fire Department, will return beginning April 17 to take over from Rick Martinez as the city’s fire chief. Heilmann has recently served as deputy fire chief of the operations division at UC Davis and the City of [...]

Jan 172015
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 Liking the new bridge As a Southport resident I have already enjoyed driving on the new Mike McGowan Bridge near my home. Not only does it shave a few minutes off driving, the bridge is a good start for diverting heavy traffic from Jefferson Boulevard. Mike McGowan is [...]

Dec 302014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – You’re invited to an organizational meeting of “What’s Happening Seniors?,” a new group dedicated to being active, making friends, sharing stories and finding out what’s happening in the region. Come to the meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 21, at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Free parking [...]

Dec 272014
 
West Sac on the hydrogen highway

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – By Al Zagofsky Correspondent While the U.S. is talking about zero emission vehicles, West Sacramento has become a leader of the pack. On Thursday, Dec. 10, West Sac’s previously off-the-beaten path Industrial Drive welcomed the first hydrogen  fueling station in northern California. The station, operated by Ramos [...]

Dec 212014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 17, 2014 – From Beth Gabor County of Yolo Yolo County is linking up with employers to provide new job opportunities through the county’s Subsidized Employment Program.  This program, administered through the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, incentivizes local employers by cutting employment costs when hiring Yolo County residents, [...]