Jul 042014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The local school district is accepting registration for kindergarten and for “transitional kindergarten” (TK) through August 1. For kindergarten, a child’s first birthday must occur by September 1, 2014. For TK, the birthday must be between September 2 and December 2. Bring a birth certificate, up-to-date immunization records, copy of utility [...]

Jun 262014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 26, 2014 – West Sacramento’s school district tonight will discuss putting a $49.8 million bond on the November 4 ballot, where it would need 55 percent of the vote to succeed. The money would be used to help fund a lengthy list of repairs and upgrades to facilities in the Washington [...]

May 082014
 
Trotting off the written page

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor They called it “Horsin’ Around for Literacy.” The regional district of Rotary International asked its local chapters, like the Centennial Rotary Club in West Sacramento, to do something to improve literacy among children. So the local chapter several months ago launched a [...]

May 022014
 
Two Southport Elementary students win honors for messages of peace

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – Two students from Southport Elementary School are among the winners in this year’s “Inspirational Message of Peace” contest sponsored by the National Park Service and International World Peace Rose Gardens. The contest was in conjunction with the annual celebration of the “I Have a Dream” garden at [...]

Apr 262014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The library at River City High School could use your help stocking the shelves with books – particularly biographies. If you have an extra copy of a book about such persons as Barack or Michele Obama, current sports or popular culture icons, people from the tech world such as Steve Jobs [...]

Mar 012014
 
For CHiPs, the path starts here

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent “Safety, Service, Security”: that’s the motto of the California Highway Patrol. The men and women officers who uphold that motto begin their careers right here in West Sacramento. Located on 457 acres off of Reed Avenue in the city’s northwest, the present CHP Academy [...]