Apr 202012
 
Up close with birds of prey

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – You’re invited to the Spring Open House at  the California Raptor Center (CRC) on Saturday, May 5. The Open House and “Hawk Walk” are free. Donations are welcome, and are especially needed this year due to budget cuts. The raptor center will be open to visits from 9:00 a.m. [...]

Apr 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 19, 2012 – The animal services division of the Yolo County sheriff’s department is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident on April 15 in West Sacramento. The sheriff’s office reports that a female victim was sitting on her porch on the 1600 block of Madrone Avenue at about [...]

Apr 192012
 
Raiders nip Vista del Lago

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – River City High School baseball faced Vista del Lago on April 9. The varsity Raiders won a close one. Down by one run in the  7th inning, the Raiders scored two runs off a hit by Jason Wullenwaber to seal a 7-6 victory. The varsity team is [...]

Apr 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – A man was hit and killed by a passenger train at about 3:45 p.m. near the Ikea store and Commerce Drive on April 11.   Robert LaBrash, Chief Deputy Coroner for Yolo County, said the man has been identified as a 47-year old transient who lived near the site [...]

Apr 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – The West Sacramento Foundation has named its Board of Directors for 2012. They include new president, Joe Goeden, a former West Sacramento City Manager; vice-president, Maria Simas; treasurer, Jennifer Engstrom; and secretary, Kelly A. Rochester Garrett.    The board plans to continue the Foundation’s mission to distribute grant money to [...]

Apr 172012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food to eligible residents of Clarksburg and West Sacramento on April 17.   Distribution will occur from 9-10 a.m. at the West Sacramento County Building on 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at the Yolo [...]

Apr 162012
 
Planners choose cell tower design

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A water tower it is. West Sacramento’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of making a new Southport cell phone tower look like a water tower – an allusion to the region’s agricultural heritage. Nixed were proposed designs in the form of [...]