Apr 072012
 

NEWS-LEDGER – Yolo library card holders age 5-18 who have overdue book fines are invited to “read off your fines” between April 6-14. The library will give $1 credit against these fines for each 15 minutes spent reading a book of their choice at the library. Available hours vary; visit www.yolocountylibrary.org. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Apr 062012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 4, 2012 – The harbormaster of a small marina near Clarksburg found a body in the Sacramento River on March 26.   Robert LaBrash, Chief Deputy Coroner of Yolo County, told the News-Ledger Tuesday that the body has been identified as that of Kaeo Alexander, age 36, of Sacramento. He said that [...]

Apr 062012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 4, 2012 – More than 10,000 fans showed up at Raley Field in questionable weather on March 31, to watch the Sacramento River Cats host the Oakland A’s major league baseball team. The minor leaguers fell by a score of 9-0, as the A’s Tommy Milone pitched six perfect innings. The Oakland [...]

Apr 052012
 
Southport: cell phone 'water tower'?

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 4, 2012 – An 80-foot cell phone tower near Tower Mart in Southport may be approved by the planning commission Thursday night. The tower could be in the shape of a faux water tower instead of a faux tree.   The Vista Towers facility proposes to serve Verizon, AT&T, MetroPCS and Clearwire [...]

Apr 052012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Will your business be hiring between May and August? If so, you may be interested in participating in a city job fair tentatively planned for mid-May in West Sacramento. It’s free to both businesses and prospective employees. Interested businesses may contact Steve Roberts at steve.roberts@yolocounty.org or Ernesto Lucero at ernestol@cityofwestsacramento.org. Job [...]

Apr 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department announced recently that the department is making new ventures into “social media” and communications. Using the “Nixie” system, citizens can sign up to receive information from police as a text message on their cell phone or by email. Citizens can also find [...]

Apr 032012
 
Rotary honors three club members

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 28, 2012 – West Sacramento’s “Centennial Rotary Club” (one of two local Rotary chapters) has presented three of its most active members with Paul Harris Foundation Awards, in honor of their support for the club’s work. Rotary engages in a lot of community projects in West Sacramento. According to club president-elect Don [...]