Jan 012013
 
Chandra graduates basic training

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – Air Force Airman Vipul P. Chandra graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen [...]

Dec 312012
 
650 families get a Christmas dinner

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Friday afternoon found several dozen people huddled out of the way of the drizzle, under the eaves of Community Lutheran Church on Drever Street. They were clients waiting in line for an annual West Sacramento tradition. It was time for the holiday food and [...]

Dec 302012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – There are several ways for West Sacramento residents to recycle their stripped-down Christmas tree. Remove all tinsel, flocking, etc. Cut the tree into small enough sections that it can fit into a yard waste cart, and either put it into the cart or else bundle it next to the cart [...]

Dec 302012
 
Rotary chips in for youth boxing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – The boxing program is organized in collaboration with the City of West Sacramento and the Broderick and Bryte Main Event Coalition, with Tony “The Tiger” Lopez and other boxing luminaries helping out. Upcoming is the program’s third summer.   “We had about 60 last year, including about [...]

Dec 292012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento [...]

Dec 282012
 
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version [...]

Dec 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 27, 2012 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced that it will operate a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 28, somewhere in city limits. At the checkpoint, motorists will be screened for signs of intoxication and their licenses will be checked. The checkpoint will last from 7 [...]