Feb 012012
 
Two West Sac firefighters honored

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – A local veterans post presented awards to a pair of West Sacramento firefighters on Jan. 11, after the pair were selected for the honors by a vote among their coworkers. Engineer Andy Moore was named “Firefighter of the Year” and firefighter Ian Gilmour was “EMT of the Year,” in [...]

Jan 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – It can be hard to navigate the paperwork to get financial aid for college. Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada is hosting a number of “Cash for College” workshops to help college-bound students connect with financial aid. The workshops will include help applying for Cal Grants and filling out the FAFSA. In West Sacramento, [...]

Jan 282012
 
Rowing team welcomes new teens

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Students in grades 8-12 are invited to sign up for the spring season of competitive rowing at the port, with the River City Rowing Club’s junior team. Email coach Tricia Blocher at rcrcjrcoach@gmail.com or visit www.rivercityjuniors.org.

Jan 272012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 – The local school district is changing attendance boundaries for Stonegate, Westmore Oaks, Westfield Village and Elkhorn Village elementary schools, beginning with the 2012-13 year. Residential reas affected include a number of streets west of Sycamore Ave., including Orchard Way, Pine Street, Palomar Avenue, Lake Court, and more. [...]

Jan 262012
 
A computer may help autistic youth

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 By Steve Marschke 13-year old Qais Kakar is new to this country and new to the concept of school – he has just started his second year of formal education at Riverbank Elementary School. But those difficulties may pale in the face of another challenge Qais experiences. Qais is autistic [...]