Dec 142011
 
Nearly 400 families get a little help

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance sponsored its fifth annual “Community Giveaway Day” to those who queued up outside Westfield Village Elementary School on Nov. 19. They’ve crunched the numbers: 394 families received complete Thanksgiving dinners, over 300 handmade blankets and 1,500 toys were distributed. People began [...]

Dec 112011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 ‘Finishing’ RCHS, building career trade school campus are both being considered’ By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school district may ask local voters to approve new school bonds or parcel taxes a year from now. The money could be used to help finish the new River City [...]

Dec 102011
 
Holiday tree lights up

From the NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 HOLIDAY TREE-LIGHTING: Hundreds attended the ceremonial lighting of the city’s holiday tree on Dec. 2 in front of city hall The event featured music and a visit from Santa, and was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.

Dec 092011
 
Villegas is new West Sac 'mayor pro tem'

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – DEC 9, 2011 – The West Sacramento City Council selected Oscar Villegas as Mayor Pro Tem for the next year, effective Dec. 7, 2011. He succeeds William Kristoff, who will continue his term on the City Council. The Mayor Pro Tem serves in the absence of the Mayor when the Mayor is [...]

Dec 092011
 
'Amber Alert' followup

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor More information is available on a West Sacramento domestic violence incident that led to a state-wide “Amber Alert” last night. Police were concerned about the safety of three young children after their father took them away. The alert – along with names and photos [...]

Dec 082011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 30, 2011 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce presents two seatings of “Breakfast with Santa” on Sat., Dec. 10, at the Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Enjoy brunch with St. Nick from 8:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-noon, along with “tons of Christmas-themed activities for children” including pancake decorating, a [...]