Jun 252012
 

PUBLISHER’S NOTE — JUNE 25, 2012 – BY STEVE MARSCHKE Well, the News-Ledger office on West Capitol Avenue had some bad luck Sunday night. Some thieves evidently broke in and made off with a little bit of “this and that,” including some business checks and two office computers. The computers were more valuable for their [...]

Jun 252012
 
Eating on $4.46/day: Assemblywoman takes 'Hunger Challenge' for food stamp awareness

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the office of Mariko Yamada, 8th District, California State Assembly June is National Hunger Awareness Month, and with the Legislature facing a looming state budget deadline, Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) is taking the “Hunger Challenge” for the 4th consecutive year as a state legislator.  Hunger Challenge [...]

Jun 252012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – The Yolo County Superior Court has chosen 33 citizens to serve on the grand jury for a year, beginning July 1. The grand jury has the power to indict suspected criminals, and also can respond to citizen complaints about public agencies by conducting an investigation. Below are [...]

Jun 242012
 
Fitness machine: exercise in futility?

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 13, 2012 – COLUMN BY DARYL FISHER I was talking to a longtime friend the other day who had just made the terrible mistake of purchasing something she had to assemble out of a cardboard box, and our little conversation went something like this: “I am such a fool!” “What did you [...]

Jun 232012
 
'Heart of the City': local youth leagues

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL It’s that time of year again, when everyone goes full speed for what seems like a short time, and then looks up and says, “Wow where did summer go?” School may be out, but it’s a time of lots of soccer, softball, swimming and volleyball around [...]

Jun 232012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County landfill will take in your household hazardous wastes on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The program is open to Yolo County residents (include West Sacramento residents), who may bring such waste items as batteries; fluorescent bulbs or tubes; used motor oil and filters; cleaning supplies; [...]

Jun 222012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – Yolo County residents can exchange their old used motor oil filter for a comparable new one, free, on Saturday, June 23. Bring your old filter to any AutoZone or O’Reilly Auto Parts store in West Sacramento or Woodland on June 23 (there’s an AutoZone in West Sac at 1400 [...]