Nov 152011
 

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “Dickens in the Valley” holiday home tour will return Sat., Dec. 3, as a benefit for the Friends of Meals on Wheels. The group promotes a program that brings hot meals to local shut-ins, especially elderly residents. The home tour lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and [...]

Nov 152011
 
Happy 90th to West Sac man

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9 2011 – Fred A. Pierini was planning to celebrate  his 90th birthday, 11/11/11 at  Fasullo Restaurant in Davis with 24 family members including his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister in law and brother in law. Ferrucio (“Fred”) was born in the small Tuscan village of Collesino, Italy, in 1921 [...]

Nov 142011
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst [...]

Nov 142011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – The City of West Sacramento announced Oct. 20 that it had received a $496,000 federal grant to implement a new “Safe and Healthy Routes to School Project.” The grant was administered by Caltrans. The project will seek to “establish a culture of walking and biking to school [...]

Nov 132011
 
Volleyball finishes tied for fourth

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 – River City High School’s volleyball team played their Cosumnes Oaks on Oct. 31.    The freshman squad had the night off. The Raider junior varsity lost 2-0, while the Varsity won in 5 by a final of 3-2. The team played its final game of the season [...]

Nov 132011
 
Christmas tree lighting: Dec. 2

  The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Free. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can have their picture taken visiting with Santa. For more information, call 371-7042 or visit [...]

Nov 122011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 9, 2011 By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor Just where are all those dirt-hauling trucks going? Michael Bessette, West Sacramento’s flood protection manager, told the News-Ledger that a lot of them are probably hauling fill to several local levee improvement projects. “There are currently three levee project sites under construction right [...]