Feb 242012
 
Free food every Friday on Anna St.

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and First 5 Yolo remind you that fresh fruits and vegetables are given away at 10 a.m. every Friday at the Alyce Norman Elementary School site of the Alliance’s offices. The program receives $15,000 per year from First 5 Yolo (chartered with [...]

Feb 242012
 
Lady Raiders are conference co-champs

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 –   (UPDATE: The RCHS basketball team won its first playoff game on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and is moving on to round two). On Friday, the River City High School girls basketball teams played their last game of the regular season at home. The RCHS freshman lost to Sacramento High; [...]

Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

  NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of [...]

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Fathers can learn hands-on skills for helping to raise newborns – including the “ever-popular diaper toss,” promises First 5 Yolo. Three “Daddy’s Tool Bag,” workshops are planned, including one from 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at West Sacramento’s library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The free workshops are led by a dad, Ted [...]

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food in West Sacramento and Clarksburg on Feb. 21. The schedule will be: Starting at 9-10 a.m. at the county building, 500 Jefferson Blvd.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.; 11-noon at Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr.; and [...]

Feb 192012
 
'Heart of the City': West Sacramento's vibrant youth sports scene

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – Wow! Youth basketball season! The Washington Unified School District girls basketball program wound down with great playoffs and a championship series. The playoffs began at Riverbank School that used to be Golden State Middle School that used to be James Marshall High School (small history lesson. . .) I [...]