Mar 022012
 
Southport brush fire burns bee hives

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – West Sacramento firefighters last Wednesday responded to a brush fire on the 30000 block of South River Road in Southport. They found  a half acre of vegetation burning — along with about 50 beekeepers’ bee hives. Most of the hives were empty, but some had active colonies of [...]

Mar 022012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The River City High baseball team is selling River Cats game ticket vouchers to earn a chance to play one of their own games at Raley Field this year. Vouchers are $17.50 and can be exchanged for tickets to “Gold Rush” section seats at the field’s “will call” section for any available [...]

Feb 292012
 
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

 NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours [...]

Feb 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – First 5 Yolo – a local agency funded with tobacco tax money – believes it is on track to distribute $2.5 million in additional money to Yolo organizations that support kids up to age five and their families over the next three years. The money was held up after the passage [...]

Feb 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2012 – This press release has just been released from Raley Field: Raley Field — home to the Pacific Coast League’s Triple-A Sacramento River Cats — will play host to 48 high school baseball games and one college game this spring, as part of a partnership between the River Cats, [...]

Feb 272012
 
YOUR VOICES: U-Haul sign too tall?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – On Feb. 8, the News-Ledger published a story detailing how U-Haul was taking the City of West Sacramento to court in a challenge to the city’s sign ordinance. The ordinance — phased in 20 years — declares the West Capitol Avenue rental company’s pole sign is just [...]