Aug 122014
 
A 'Night Out' on the town

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 13, 2014 — WITH ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – Just about two dozen block parties sprang up in different parts of West Sacramento on the evening of Tuesday, August 5. They were part of the “National Night Out” tradition in which local police departments join with residents in a move to band [...]

Aug 102014
 
Yolo Fair boasts some West Sac talent

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As Yolo’s free-admission county fair gets set to kick off next Wednesday, Marty DeAnda invites West Sacramentans to partake of its free entertainment – and maybe become part of the show. DeAnda, born-and-raised in West Sacramento, is the Woodland fair’s entertainment director [...]

Aug 092014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – From the County of Yolo This year, as part of Child Support Awareness Month, the Yolo County Department of Child Support Services, located at 100 West Court Street (corner of Court and California) in Woodland, will host the following workshops designed to help parents who are obligated to pay child support, [...]

Aug 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 30, 2014 – SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS DON’T REQUIRE NOTICE TO NEIGHBORS, REPORTS POLICE DEPARTMENT – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor After the “Great Horror Campout” broke camp on July 19, the News-Ledger was left with a couple of lingering questions about the permit process that allowed it to set up [...]

Aug 052014
 
'Christmas in July,' from a land Down Under

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 23, 2014 – Many years ago I wrote a column I called “Christmas in July” which was about how we should all try a little harder to keep the Christmas spirit alive and well throughout the year, not just during the Christmas season. Although the column went on for 750 [...]