Dec 022014
 
Holidays bring Bruce Williams to mind

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 26, 2014 –   Note: Someone once said that as long as we are remembered, we really never die, and the following column, which was written more than two decades ago, is reprinted below in memory of Bruce Williams, a longtime friend, and a very special West Sacramentan: The Thanksgiving holiday means [...]

Nov 292014
 
Hundreds get help at 'giveaway day'

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 26, 2014 – From Lori Aldrete Aldrete Communications for the Yolo County Children’s Alliance It’s a long way from Detroit to West Sacramento.  But for 37-year-old Latina Taylor and her daughter Jamaica Rayne, a student at Westfield Village Elementary, they are feeling the love of the West Sacramento community and the Yolo [...]

Nov 282014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER of WEST SACRAMENTO – Yolo CASA, a nonprofit that specializes in advocating for children as they spend time in the foster care system, needs new volunteers. Training provided. Successful volunteers will spend time with the child they’re paired with, talk to professionals and caregivers in that child’s life, and advocate in the [...]

Nov 272014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Anyone who needs a free Thanksgiving meal is invited to First Baptist Church, 2124 Michigan Blvd. for lunch today. Turkey and all the trimmings will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. The church can be reached at 371-2111. Copyright News-Ledger 2014

Nov 262014
 
'Sport Stacking' comes to Westfield school

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – News-Ledger Staff Several grades of kids at Westfield Village Elementary School took part in a ‘Sport Stacking’ exercise last week. They worked in shifts in the school auditorium, for an event that was designed as an attempt at a Guinness world record. The maker of the specially-designed “Speed Stack” [...]

Nov 252014
 
Farm to fork, from the back of a trike

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Collin Samaan is a 25-year old with a mild, friendly manner and a pair of dependable legs. His passions for bicycling and for fresh produce are married through “Veggie Trike,” a new venture designed to bring the “Farm to Fork” movement right up to [...]