Jun 232012
 
'Heart of the City': local youth leagues

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL It’s that time of year again, when everyone goes full speed for what seems like a short time, and then looks up and says, “Wow where did summer go?” School may be out, but it’s a time of lots of soccer, softball, swimming and volleyball around [...]

Jun 062012
 
Rotary chips in for literacy

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento donated $200 to Westfield Village’s Scholastic Book Fair and to Southport Elementary’s literacy program.   “This thoughtful and generous donation means so much to me,” said Westfield librarian Jennifer Gray. “I definitely will be able to put new books into [...]

May 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012  – The Washington Unified School District’s board of trustees will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday at city hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave. Among the many agenda items will be a presentation on the steps needed to place a general obligation school bond on the November ballot. The presentation will [...]

May 202012
 
Award for Bridgeway Island school

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 – Bridgeway Island Elementary School was named a “Title I Academic Achievement Award” again this year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. It’s the second consecutive year for the award. The honor goes to schools that meet performance standards “meeting the educational needs of students living at or [...]

May 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Theater group will hold a workshop for young actors running Mondays through Thursdays, July 16 to Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop will instill basic acting skills to students, regardless of skill level. The workshop finishes with a performance on Aug. 11. Open to [...]

May 092012
 

NEWS-LEDGER – May is “Bike Month,” with officials throughout the region encouraging people to use their bicycles for commuting, errands and recreation. The target is 1 million miles of pedaling for residents of the six-county region in May. Events include “Bike to School Day” on May 9, “Capitol BikeFest” on May 10, and “Bike to [...]

May 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) invites you to their community meeting on Tuesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of Riverbank Elementary School, 1100 Carrie Street. The meeting will focus on education, with guest speakers including the Riverbank principal and vice principal (Mike Woodcock and Shamryn [...]