Nov 152012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — Nov 15, 2012 – The new Broderick restaurant at 319 6th Street in West Sacramento plans a grand opening on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., in a benefit for East Coast hurricane relief.   The restaurant is at the site of the former Jazzy Blues Cafe and, before that, Westside [...]

Nov 152012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 14, 2012 – West Sacramento’s school board has chosen Tuesday, March 5, as the day to hold a special election for an existing school board vacancy. Sandra Vargas, former member of the board, resigned in August to create the vacancy. The resignation came too late for the position to be [...]

Nov 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL: “Participatory Budgeting”: It’s an experiment that’s been tried out, so far, in Brazil, New York City and  Chicago. It just started in Vallejo. And it would be good for West Sacramento, too. “PB” could work for both the local city government and the school district. [...]

Nov 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The annual downtown holiday ice rink has opened at 7th and K streets in Sacramento. It’s been a tradition for 21 years and last year saw a 20% increase in attendance, report its sponsors. This year, ice rink visitors can look forward to Monday Date Nights, Tuesday Family Skate Nights, [...]

Nov 132012
 
West Sac emergency volunteers respond to simulated earthquake disaster

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – West Sacramento’s CERTs (Certified Emergency Response Technicians) joined other teams in the region to participate in a disaster-response exercise on Oct. 13. The 500 volunteers practiced responding to a simulated earthquake emergency at a shopping mall. CERT members are trained by the local fire department in skills [...]

Nov 132012
 
Cache Creek: a wilderness nearby

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – By Sara D. Husby-Good Executive Director of Tuleyome Did you know that the Cache Creek River and the Cache Creek Natural Area is right in your own back yard?  Just a quick 50 mile hop, skip, and a jump in the car and you could soon find [...]

Nov 122012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – Seniors are invited to a Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to about 3 p.m. at the community center (1075 West Capitol Avenue.). $8, catered by Rayna’s Gourmet Catering. The turkey lunch will be followed by pumpkin pie and live music. Call 617-4620 for information. Copyright News-Ledger [...]