Apr 272013
 
Earth Day in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 – Earth Day festivities on Saturday, April 20,  at the West Sacramento Community Center included environmentally-related information booths, a bounce house and a visit from Radio Disney. Above, representative Merit Cutler of “Farm Fresh to You” in the Capay Valley (left) chats with a visitor to her table.  [...]

Apr 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announces it will hold a “DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint” tonight between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location in West Sacramento. “Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or other drug impairment,” said Lieutenant Tod Sockman [...]

Apr 262013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department will take part in the “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” tomorrow (Saturday, April 27). Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. you can drop off your expired or unwanted prescription medications at the police department, 550 Jefferson Blvd. in West Sacramento. (From Jefferson Blvd., [...]

Apr 262013
 
'Celebrity Fashion Show' returns to WS

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 24, 2013 –   The Yolo County Children’s Alliance & Child Abuse Prevention Council are sponsoring their annual Celebrity Fashion Show at 6 p.m. this Friday, at West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. For information, call (530) 757-5558 or visit www.yolokids.org To sponsor this event benefiting local children [...]

Apr 252013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – Navy Seaman Recruit Stephanie Voroukoumanh, daughter of Mary Voroukoumanh of West Sacramento, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations,” an exercised to designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, [...]

Apr 232013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – A Reed Avenue-area tech plant will lay off 320 people this year. Xyratex International, Inc., is a data management company with a manufacturing and assembly plant on Embarcadero Drive, West Sacramento. The company is downsizing and moving some operations to Mexico, to save costs and in response [...]