Aug 212012
 

From the West Sacramento NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Food Bank will distribute food to eligible West Sacramento and Clarksburg residents on Tuesday, Aug. 21.   Locations include the County building at 500 Jefferson Blvd. from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church at 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority at 685 Lighthouse Drive [...]

Aug 202012
 
Letters to the Editor, News-Ledger:

From the WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 15, 2012 – ‘Well done, Char‘ It is my understanding that Char Ghio has retired as the Athletic Director at River City High School. I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Sierra Valley Conference and me personally to say “thank you” to Char for [...]

Aug 192012
 
The wilderness nearby: Cache Creek

By Andrew Fulks It’s summer, 2012. The slap, slap, slap of Cache Creek drums on the bottom of my boat as I paddle down the North Fork.  Bobbing, weaving, head down.  Branches have grown since last summer.  The North Fork is the first couple miles of the Wilderness run and the vegetation makes for more [...]

Aug 182012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 15, 2012 –   EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger recently got to wondering whether West Sacramento ought to take another stab at coming up with its own annual festival to celebrate. So we posted the following question on our Facebook web page, and received the suggestions below: “All right: [...]

Aug 152012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 8, 2012 – West Sacramento will get another “minor league” sports team:   The Mountain Lions of the United Football League announced Friday they will begin playing their home games at Raley Field, current home of the River Cats baseball team. The field will be reconfigured for American [...]

Aug 152012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – You’re invited to drop off a little of the red stuff during a City of West Sacramento blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at city hall. A Sacramento BloodSource mobile coach will be in the parking lot at 1110 West Capitol Avenue from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for [...]

Aug 142012
 
Boxing champ runs for council

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 8, 2012 – The first challenger has “pulled papers” to enter the West Sacramento Council race — and it’s a face that’s new to local politics, if not new to the public eye. Oleg Maskaev, a former WBC heavyweight boxing champion who lives in Southport, West Sacramento, has [...]