Mar 052012
 
RCHS students get a taste of the real world: mock job interviews

NEWS-LEDGER FEB 29, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Students at River City High School had a chance to practice their job interview skills last Wednesday, with help from Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and other guest interviewers. The “guest grillers” visited two government civics classes of teacher Ronica Carlisle, interviewing about ten kids while others [...]

Mar 032012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 29, 2012 – A West Sacramento man went to jail Sunday night after allegedly vandalizing California’s state capitol building, the treasurer’s office and Sacramento city hall.   According to the San Jose Mercury News, the suspect is 21-year old Michael Dopkins, who allegedly threw rocks and concrete at several sides of the [...]

Mar 032012
 

The West Sacramento Friends of the Library have scheduled a book sale for this weekend (March 3-4) at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 4, and Sunday’s are 10-3. $1 for hardbacks, 50 cents for paperbacks, children’s books 10-25 cents, and there will also be VHS movies and videocassette books. [...]

Mar 022012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER The River City High baseball team is selling River Cats game ticket vouchers to earn a chance to play one of their own games at Raley Field this year. Vouchers are $17.50 and can be exchanged for tickets to “Gold Rush” section seats at the field’s “will call” section for any available [...]

Feb 292012
 
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

 NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours [...]

Feb 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – First 5 Yolo – a local agency funded with tobacco tax money – believes it is on track to distribute $2.5 million in additional money to Yolo organizations that support kids up to age five and their families over the next three years. The money was held up after the passage [...]