Aug 082012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 8, 2012 – In today’s News-Ledger newspaper, we mentioned that Alicia Cruz (“parent/community volunteer”) and Coby Pizzotti (“consultant/legislative advocate”) have filed candidacy papers for the school board election. Fresh news this morning is that Katie Villegas has just done the same. She is executive director of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance [...]

Aug 082012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. July 26, 12:57 a.m. A woman called 911 from a payphone at a Harbor Boulevard mini-market, threatening suicide. A year  [...]

Aug 072012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento library branch is promoting reading by inviting kids of all ages to read to a therapy dog for 15 minutes on the second and fourth Friday of each month, 3:30-5 p.m. at 1212 Merkley Avenue. First come, first to read. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Aug 062012
 
Lunch with new city manager

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Martin Tuttle, West Sacramento’s new city manager, will be guest speaker at the chamber of commerce “Break for Lunch” gathering from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Club Pheasant. Deadline to register is Aug. 8. Call 371-7042 or visit the calendar section at www.WestSacramentoChamber.com. Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Aug 062012
 
Firefighter saves a child, gets an honor

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – Ian Gilmour, a firefighter/emergency medical technician with the West Sacramento Fire Department, was chosen by the national Veterans of Foreign Wars organization as “firefighter of the year” for 2012. Nominees were in the hundreds, reports Gary Reason, commander of Post 8762 in West Sacramento. They [...]

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – The office of Senator Barbara Boxer announced last month that she had introduced legislation to create a 319,000-acre “Berryessa Snow Mountain Conservation Area” from a region that spans the counties of Yolo, Lake, Mendocino and Napa. “The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is one of California’s [...]

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “National Night Out” returns on Tuesday. West Sacramento police and local neighborhood blocks will get together for block parties with a crime-fighting message. If past years are any indication, there will be visits from police, K-9 units, military personnel and other special guests at many of the [...]