Feb 202013
 

FROM THE  NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – If your church or nonprofit is interested in getting a permit to sell fireworks in West Sacramento during this year’s Independence Day (July 4) season, go to the information session scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery [...]

Feb 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento voters will choose a new school board member at a special election on March 5. Last day to register to vote in time for the Washington Unified School District race is Feb. 19. You must be 18, a County of Yolo resident at least 15 days before the resident, [...]

Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 –   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board [...]

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 [...]