Jun 072012
 
Tuttle will be new city manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — June 7, 2012 –   The City of West Sacramento has just announced that the city council has appointed Martin Tuttle, a former executive director of SACOG, as the next city manager.  Here’s the text of the city press release: “The Mayor of the City of West Sacramento, Christopher Cabaldon, announced this [...]

Jun 062012
 
Rotary chips in for literacy

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento donated $200 to Westfield Village’s Scholastic Book Fair and to Southport Elementary’s literacy program.   “This thoughtful and generous donation means so much to me,” said Westfield librarian Jennifer Gray. “I definitely will be able to put new books into [...]

Jun 052012
 
Retiring city manager is guest speaker

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER  – West Sacramento’s longtime city manager Toby Ross will be the guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Ross will soon retire. Visit www.westsacramentochamber.com or call 371-7042 for luncheon information. Register by [...]

Jun 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By John Young, Yolo Co. Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures Farm-to-School programs combine public health and agricultural marketing objectives with the potential to change the way young people eat, think about food and improve their health through development of life-long healthy eating habits. Farm-to-School Yolo is [...]

Jun 042012
 
Jordan Ligons achieves her goal

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – By Sam Urrea River City High School Journalism Program JORDAN HAD COVERED THIS TYPE OF EVENT BEFORE, AS A STUDENT REPORTER. BUT THIS TIME, SHE WAS THE ONE IN THE NEWS. River City High School senior Jordan Ligons held a celebratory gathering earlier this month to sign [...]

Jun 022012
 
W.S. Sea Scouts get 125-foot flagship

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The new training vessel for the West Sacramento Sea Scouts is the 125-foot, former Coast Guard cutter ‘Morris.’   The Morris was built in 1927 as a “rum-chaser” to catch offshore liquor smugglers during prohibition, said Nate Eckler, skipper of the youth maritime program. The News-Ledger last [...]

Jun 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 1, 2012 –   A few minutes ago, Vicky Fletcher of the animal services division (Yolo Sheriff’s Department) gave us an update on the dogs being sought after one of them bit a teen in Southport on May 24 near Shasta Way. The 15-year old victim approached the two small white [...]