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 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 [...]

Apr 162012
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER– The regional air quality district is bringing back its lawnmower exchange program. Turn in your old gas-powered mower and get a $100 discount on a new rechargeable electric lawn mower. Limited availability – you’re encouraged to register as soon as possible after 7 a.m. today at www.ysaqmd.org. According to the Yolo-Solano [...]

Apr 152012
 
Veterans' supporter is 'woman of year'

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 – A woman who has involved herself in West Sacramento’s community has earned “Woman of the Year” distinction in Mariko Yamada’s 8th Assembly District. Debbie Reynolds, 35, joined other state-wide honorees in receiving the award in a ceremony at the capitol on March 26. “I was a little bit nervous,” [...]

Apr 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 11, 2012 FROM RCHS “Spring Break is a break from school, not from tennis,” River City High School tennis coach Dave Brooks often says.  So last week, while many were away on vacation, the Raiders narrowly defeated Lincoln 5 to 4, blew out Marysville 9 to 0, and came in [...]