Dec 222012
 
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 – The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about [...]

Dec 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce will install new board members and hand out its annual business awards on Jan. 17. “Businessperson of the Year” award will go to Michelle Vandeheetkamp, Wicked West Pizza & BBQ, for “making a difference in our community.” The “Business of the [...]

Dec 192012
 
Go climb a nearby mountain

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Guest Commentary by Charlotte Orr Tuleyome Association December 11th was designated International Mountain Day. The day was created by the UN in 2003 to promote awareness about the importance of the world’s mountains and highlands. Mountains are crucial to life, provide most of the world’s fresh water, [...]

Dec 182012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 –   The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute free food on Dec. 18. Locations include the West Sacramento County Building, 500 Jefferson Blvd., from 9-10 a.m.; Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd., from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Yolo Housing Authority, 685 Lighthouse Dr., 11-noon; and the Clarksburg Firehouse, [...]

Dec 172012
 
'A Life's Ride': new bench is memorial

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 New memorial combines a West Sac man’s work, and his passion – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor In retrospect, it seems obvious: Andrew Yokoyama was a lifelong West Sacramentan, a farmer, an enthusiastic bicyclist. Why not commemorate his life with a bicycle-themed memorial right along the road so [...]

Dec 162012
 
West Sac has new vice mayor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012– In its annual organizational meeting, the West Sacramento City Council last Wednesday selected Councilman Christopher Ledesma to serve as its new mayor pro tem – a post similar to that of a vice mayor. Ledesma will fill in for Mayor Christopher Cabaldon over the next year when Cabaldon [...]

Dec 152012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a pair of free Christmas-themed concerts, with music ranging from Wagner to “Christmas on Broadway” and “O Holy Night.” The first is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the civic center galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The second free concert is [...]