Jul 302012
 
Port hopes feds will fund new barges, allowing it to start container-barging service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, JULY 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   The $5 million crane received by the Port of West Sacramento in January primarily to handle shipping container traffic hasn’t actually lifted any shipping containers yet. But port manager Mike Luken said he is confident that his facility will still get a [...]

Jul 292012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 29, 2012 –   The West Sacramento Community Singers need some tenor, baritone and bass voices. Rehearsals are Sundays from 305, Sept. 9 through Dec. 23.   For information, email westsacsingers@gmail.com or call 376-0756. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jul 272012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 –   Air Force Airman April M. Rink recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio, Texas.   She completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles [...]

Jul 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 26, 2012 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced yesterday that on July 24, Dmitry Dudkin, a 27-year old West Sacramento resident, was convicted of two counts of child molestation after pleading no contest. Reports the D.A.’s office: “Dudkin, molested an 8-year old girl from 2009 to 2011. The crimes [...]

Jul 262012
 
Yolo Fair booth: baseball, wine & more

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 25, 2012 – From the County of Yolo    This year, Yolo County took home a silver medal for its California State Fair booth in the counties’ exhibit competition. Yolo’s theme was “Yolo: You Only Live Once.”  there were 29 participating counties.   Yolo County’s unique exhibit evidently impressed the judges with [...]

Jul 262012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –   Donte Greene’s “3-on-3 Jamboree” comes to the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Sat., Aug. 3. There are competitive divisions from age 14 and up, both men and women. Reserve your spot for $50; team registration is $125. Visit www.westsacfun.org or call 617-4770. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jul 252012
 

GUEST OPINION FROM PG&E – FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 18, 2012 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of an ongoing scam that has impacted other utility customers especially as high temperatures persist across much of the country. The scam targets customers through social media, posted fliers, text [...]