Jan 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – Some of the goings-on around Yolo County in recent weeks:   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance announced it had received a $45,000 grant from United Way Capitol Region. The money is intended to fund participation in the United Way STAR Readers project for 80 local kids in [...]

Dec 282012
 
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version [...]

Dec 072012
 
Buy a gift for a senior citizen in need

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – Visit the Raley’s supermarket this weekend, and volunteers from River City High School will help you brighten the holidays for a local senior citizen. The “senior gift program” is sponsored by the West Sacramento Rotary Club, reports the Rotary’s Charyl Silva. Seniors at the Eskaton Woodrow Wilson [...]

Nov 192012
 

BREAKING NEWS — NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — Nov 19, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Yolo County Elections Department has made it through the final 3,000-or-so West Sacramento ballots cast in the November 6 election. The count left local results little changed from the early totals released last week. As elections officials began counting [...]

Nov 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento invites you to visit its redesigned website at www.wusd.k12.ca.us. The site boasts “several customer service-oriented features, including mobile-enabled viewing, a search feature, greatly improved navigation, news/announcements” and more, said a district press release. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Nov 152012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – West Sacramento’s school board has chosen Tuesday, March 5, as the day to hold a special election for an existing school board vacancy. Sandra Vargas, former member of the board, resigned in August to create the vacancy. The resignation came too late for the position to be [...]